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February 2013


  • Enjoy these late-winter activities

    Posted on February 27, 2013

    Looking to shake off the winter doldrums? Rhinelander offers some great options for late-winter fun.

    • Shopping. Stroll through downtown Rhinelander and stop at more than 50 one-of-a-kind shops, from antique stores and sports shops to boutiques and booksellers. And be sure to keep your eye out for the Hodags decorating downtown!
    • Enjoy a Friday night fish fry. In town on the weekend? Stop by one of Rhinelander’s great restaurants for a traditional Friday night fish fry. Explore the cozy atmosphere of one of the area’s supper clubs or enjoy a fish fry and a beer while catching the game at one of Rhinelander’s sports bars.
    • Hit the trails. We’ve had great snow in the Northwoods this winter, so enjoy the Rhinelander area’s great trails for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and more!
    • Fun events. From scrumptious events like the annual Taste of Chocolate in February to fun family events like the Rhinelander Figure Skating Club Show in March, Hodag Country is your home for great family fun year-round. Check out our full event calendar here.
  • Two Great Ski Trails to Try

    Posted on February 15, 2013

    Late winter is the ideal time to cross-country ski in the Rhinelander Area.  The area offers an abundance of options, with trails for both beginners and more advanced skiers. These two trails are among the very best in the Northwoods.

    Cassian County Two-Way Trail – Many people consider this trail to be the top skiing option in the region. And no wonder. With 15 miles of outstanding trails and wonderful scenery, it’s pure skiing pleasure. The trail is located 5.5 miles west of Highway 47 on Hwy K. A trail pass is required and can be purchased at at the trailhead.

    Nose Lake County Trail – Located twelve miles west of Rhinelander between Highway K and Highway 8, Nose Lake County Trail offers five- and nine-mile loops over varied terrain. There are sections for beginners as well as intermediate-level skiers. A trail pass is required and can be purchased at the trailhead.

    These are just two of the many Rhinelander Area ski trails. Find info and maps for all area trails.