Gov. Thompson Candlelight Ski and Hike Set For Feb- 15th

Category: News Release

 Feb 3rd, 2020 by Keith Worrall 

Modified Feb 3rd, 2020 at 10:55 AM

Gov. Thompson Candlelight Ski and Hike
Hosted by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Join us for an evening of candlelit recreation! The park and trails will be lit by more than 800 candle luminaries and accented with ice sculptures.

Skiers can take an easy 1-mile loop candlelit trail groomed for both classic (diagonal striding) and skate skiing as it weaves through the woods.

Non-skiers are welcome to hike another 1-mile candlelit trail with scenic views over Woods Lake. Hikers, snowshoers and pets are not allowed on the ski trail, but are welcome on the hiking trail.

Trails start at the Woods Lake Picnic Area off of Paust Lane, 1.5 miles west of Parkway Road off Ranch Rd.

Warming fires and hot chocolate will be available for everyone in the Woods Lake Shelter. Vehicle admission (park sticker) is required and can be purchased at the park office the day of the event.

Learn more about Governor Thompson State Park: https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/govthompson/

Find more Wisconsin DNR Events: https://www.facebook.com/WIDNR/events

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