Explore Rhinelander’s winter trails
Discover the path to wild Northwoods beauty in Rhinelander. You’ll find groomed trails for snowshoeing, fat biking and cross-country skiing that will take you deep into the forest. Here are a few of our favorite spots and the latest trail conditions.
East of Rhinelander, cross-country skiers will find a rolling trail system ideal for a winter workout. The CAVOC Trails are a good place for experienced skiers or those who want to practice their skills. You wont find a lot of flat terrain at CAVOC; beginners may want to first find their ski legs on the Rhinelander Community Ski Trails.
Beginner snowshoers or those who are looking for a shorter adventure should head to the Almon Park Trail. Located in a forested 160-acre park, the trail will take you through frozen wetlands and past scenic lookouts of Buck Lake, a small, picturesque glacial lake. The trail is located about 5 miles south of Rhinelander on Hixon Lake Road.
Winter bikers will want to head to the Enterprise Winter Recreation Trail you’ll find seven beautifully groomed miles with looped options appropriate for any skill level. The trail is located eight miles south of Highway 8 on County Highway G and the trailhead is on Zimmer Road look for the Oneida County signs.
Note: The Rhinelander Area is open, and all visitors are welcome. Please travel safely and responsibly. Some businesses and events may have modified hours or procedures; please contact businesses or event organizers directly for specific information.