Elver - Skiing
Winter Recreation 2021-22 Update: Through a mutual decision, there will be no machine-made snow loop at Elver Park this winter season. The MadNorSki, CXC and Parks team are focusing efforts on improvements to the natural ski trails and grooming, as conditions allow. READ MORE ABOUT THIS DECISION
Elver Park is Madison's winter recreation destination! Ice skating, cross-country skiing, sledding and new this year - snowshoeing!* SEE MAP
Detailed trail conditions can often be found on the MadNorSki website.
2021-22 RENTAL HOURS*December 31 – February 20, 2022*
|Wednesday - Friday||Saturday||Sunday|
If you rent skis (see rates below), a daily permit is included. All trails at Elver Park require a daily or annual ski permit, which may be purchased online or by phone (608) 266-4711. A 2022 annual permit, which goes on sale November 15, is valid through 12/31/22 and Dane County Parks ski trails.
|XC Ski Rentals||Adult (16 & older)||Youth (15 & under)|
|Hourly||$9 (daily ski permit incl.)||$5|
|Daily (24 hours)||$30 (incl. one daily ski permit)||$15|
|Weekly (7 days)||$70 (incl. one daily ski permit)||$50|
- Cross-Country Classic Accessible Sit-Skis (1 person)
- Adults: $9/hr, $5 each additional hour
- Youth: $5/hr, $5 each additional hour
- Sleds – by the hour or purchase
- $2/per hour, or $20/sled
- Snowshoes - adult and youth sizes MAP
- Adult (16 & older) $5/hour
- Youth (15 & under) $2/hour
- Additional hour $2/hour
- Ice Skates
- See ICE SKATING for rental information.
PHONE: (608)288-6148*All winter activities are weather-dependent. Rentals and/or restrooms may not be available if an amenity is posted as closed.