Activities, Attractions, Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoeing, Downhill Skiing

Your guide to winter fun in Oneida County

It’s winter in the Northwoods—here are a few of the best ways to get out and explore Oneida County when the snow flies, whether you’re tromping a snow-covered trail or enjoying a classic Friday fish fry.

Get a taste (or a sip) of Oneida County

Oneida County is home to some delicious dishes and drinks, and you’ll find everything from the classic Northwoods fish fry to that supper club staple, the Old Fashioned. Craft beer lovers can find stouts, IPAs and pilsners at Rhinelander Brewing Company and Taphouse or Rocky Reef Brewing Company in Woodruff. Fish fry fanatics and supper club fans will enjoy the Silver Birch Supper Club in Tomahawk and Fireside Supper Club in Rhinelander. Find more Oneida County restaurants here.

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Discover fun winter events

There are a lot of exciting events on tap in Oneida County’s friendly communities every winter, from Christmas parades to snowmobile events and more.

Hit the trails

Strap on your skis or snowshoes and hit the trails in Oneida County! Our corner of the Northwoods of Wisconsin is filled with wonderful opportunities for winter recreation. Head to Minocqua Winter Park to find more than 50 miles of cross-country ski trails (groomed for classic and skate skiing) and 15 miles of snowshoe trails. The northern section of the Three Eagle Trail (which connects Three Lakes and Eagle River) is groomed for cross-country skiing in the winter. There’s even downhill skiing and snowboarding available at Camp 10 Ski Area near Rhinelander.

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Hit the trails (but faster)

If zooming through the Northwoods is more your style, then don’t miss out on some of northern Wisconsin’s best snowmobiling trails in Oneida County. The county is home to more than 1,000 miles of trails that crisscross the county, taking snowmobilers through scenic forests and across frozen lakes.

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