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Cherokee Marsh South - Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing
Address: 5002 School Road
Park: Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park - South
Permit Required: No
Terrain: Woods, Marsh, Yahara River
Grooming: Classic
Difficulty: Easy, Intermediate
Last Groomed: --

Winter Activity Updates

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All trails are closed. TRAIL STATUS DEFINITIONS | OPEN = trail is snow-covered, skiable with the most recent grooming date posted. | CLOSED = skiing is not advised or permitted


Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park, South Unit offers two (2) free-to-use ski trails with off-street parking at School and Wheeler roads near the trailhead. As snow conditions allow, trails are groomed for classic skiing. A portable restroom is available during the winter recreation season. 

Winter Trail Map
2.81km/1.74 mile (easy)
1.61km/1 mile (intermediate)

No Hiking in Winter
To best preserve the ski trails, hiking and/or snowshoeing is not permitted at this location. See Snowshoeing and Hiking for alternate locations, including Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park - North and Mendota. 

Photo Credit: Jan Axelson


Cross-Country Skiing Updates