Places to Snowshoe in NE Wisconsin


  • Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve, 4815 Lynndale Drive, Appleton, WI 54915-9785, (920)731-6041, mostly exclusive, some shared, rentals available.
  • Applecreek YMCA/Bruce Purdy Nature Preserve 2851 East Apple Creek Road Appleton, WI 54913, (920)733-9622, trails are open dawn to dusk, rentals are available at the Applecreek YMCA.  Please stay on marked trails.
  • Reid Golf Course 1100 E. Fremont Street, Appleton, WI 54915, (920) 738-9003, trails are open dawn to dusk. Please stay off the ski trails.
  • Plaamann Park 1375 E Broadway Dr Appleton, WI.  There are not any marked trails, however, just make sure to stay off the ski trails.


  • High Cliff State Park N7630 State Park Rd. Sherwood, WI 54169, (920) 989-1106Snowshoeing is permitted anywhere in High Cliff except on ski trail when snow covered. We recommend the Forest Management Trail for winter hiking and snowshoeing. Snowshoe rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis when the park office is open.


  • 1000 Islands Environmental Center, 700 Dodge Street, Kaukauna, WI 54130, (920)788-9024, partly shared, rentals available.


  • Ledge View Nature Center, W2348 Short Road, Chilton, WI 53014-9673, (920)849-7094, exclusive trails, rentals available.

New London:

  • Mosquito Hill Nature Center, N3880 Rodgers Road, New London, WI 54961, (920)779-6433, exclusive trails, rentals available.

Green Bay:

  • Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Sanctuary Road, Green Bay, WI 54301, (920)391-3671, restricted to guided tours only, rentals available.


  • Kettle Moraine State Forest-North Unit, P.O. Box 410, Campbellsport, WI 53010, (920)626-2116, all trails open except those groomed for xc skiing.


  • Navarino Nature Center, P.O. Box 606, Shawano, WI 54166, (920)983-0120, shared with skiers, rentals available.