About Us

Minocqua Winter Park has been a part of the Lakeland Community since 1979. Learn all about this beautiful and historic park located in Wisconsin's great Northwoods.

/ About Us

Minocqua Winter Park is operated by the Minocqua Winter Park Foundation, a 501(c)3 corporation, in cooperation with the Town of Minocqua.


  • Creating a premier silent sport venue for the upper great lakes’ community
  • Providing cross-country skiing and other outdoor sports, arts, education, and entertainment
  • Fostering community growth and participation
  • Inspiring future generations to engage with the outdoors


As the largest land-trust held conservation easement in the state of Wisconsin, we serve a community of outdoor enthusiasts through our trails, programming, and events. As a non-profit organization, we value a wellness lifestyle, personal growth, passion for cross country skiing and other outdoor sports, and the operation of a venue that enriches the Lakeland Community by providing diverse experiences of unparalleled quality.


  • Maintain a secure financial structure
  • Offer varied outdoor sport and recreational activities
  • Increase community outreach by fostering positive, productive relationships
  • Develop and maintain the Minocqua Winter Park facility with current emphasis on snowmaking, the chalet, and mountain biking

Meet Our Directors

Interested in joining the 2024/2027 Board of Directors? Please complete the application by Feb 9, 2024.

Meet The Winter Park Staff

Our Journey

Janet Riddle Memorial Pisten Bully Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

January 2022

Minocqua Winter Park Celebrates 20 years

December 1999

Park Purchases First Pisten Bully (070)

December 1988

Dannon Cup Nordic Ski Race

February 1981

First Nordic Ski Race at Winter Park (Lakeland Ski Touring Championship)

January 1980

A Day on the Skis in 1980

February 1980

Winter Park Chalet Interior Circa 1979

December 1979

Minocqua Winter Park & Nordic Center Official Opening

December 1979

Lakeland Ski Touring Club Founding

November 1973

Squirrel Hill Ski Area Circa Late 1950's

March 1958