Winter Trail Conditions

Cross-Country Skiing

Visit our Cross-country Ski webpage for Dane County cross-country ski trail maps and additional resources.

Mountain Biking

Current Mountain Bike trail conditions can be found at MadCityDirt.


Sledding is available at Indian Lake County Park, Lake View Hill Park and CamRock County Park.


State Wisconsin DNR Snowmobile Trail Pass is required to ride on the trail system.  Snowmobilers must remain on designated marked trails and should be cautious near area lakes and streams.
Visit our Snowmobile webpage for a current Dane County snowmobile trail map and other useful information.

Dane County Council of Snowmobile Clubs provides text updates on trail openings and closings.

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Snowshoeing is allowed in all parks EXCEPT on groomed cross-country ski trails. There are designated snowshoe trails at the following Dane County parks/properties:
Capital Springs Recreation Area (disc golf course), Token Creek (disc golf course), Brigham, CamRock, Donald, Festge, Halfway Prairie Wildlife Area, Ice Age Trail Junction Area, McCarthy, Scheidegger Forest, Springfield Hill IAT, Stewart Lake, Viking, and Walking Iron

Winter Recreation

Visit our Winter Recreation webpage for more information about winter activities.
Please note that equestrian trails are CLOSED for the winter.