Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Washburn County is home to several great trail systems for cross country ski and snowshoe enthusiasts. Our ski trails in the area are very family-friendly and are a great place to take the kids out to learn to ski. In addition, Washburn County offers a variety of snowshoe trails. The Hunt Hill trails, located in Sarona near Long Lake, provide 13 miles of loops on a 600 acre nature reserve. The Beaver Brook Wildlife Area (Spooner/Shell Lake) provides a back-country snowshoeing experience and is a very popular area for experienced snowshoe enthusiasts to explore.