Northwest Wisconsin Trails

Nine Mile Forest Trails

Wausau, WI


Trail Options:   The 18.3 mile (29.6km) trail system is double tracked with an 8 ft. wide skating lane; Trail difficulty ranges from beginner to difficult making this trail system attractive to all skiing abilities.

Trail Description: The Nine Mile Trail System located in Central Wisconsin just minutes from Wausau is one of the top cross-country skiing facilities in Wisconsin. The 18.3 mile (29.6km) trail system is double tracked with an 8 inch wide skating lane; Trail difficulty ranges from beginner to difficult making this trail system attractive to all skiing abilities. Trails are generally one-way. The ski chalet offers a changing area, ski and snowshoe equipment rentals, daily and annual trail passes, restrooms, and a spacious warming area with a wood stove. There are 3.9 miles (6.3km) of ski trails lighted and programmed to go on at dusk until 9 pm daily during the ski season. There is also an established Cookie Trail Loop for youth skiers. Throughout this 2.7km loop are 6 mailboxes with cookies in them as an incentive for their skiing success. There are also 6.7 miles (10.75km) of groomed snowshoe trails

Website: http://wausaunordic.org/nine-mile-forest/





Snowshoeing Permitted
Snowshoeing Permitted





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