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GivingTuesday 2023 - Goal Exceeded!

Sign Improvement Project

Update: Thanks to our community, we exceeded our original Giving Tuesday goal of $3,000! In fact, we reached 65% of our stretch goal of $6,000! We appreciate everyone who shared and contributed to our Giving Tuesday campaign. We look forward to welcoming everyone on the trails!

Minocqua Winter Park (MWP) maintains nearly 100K of trails across 6,500 acres and is Wisconsin’s largest land-trust held conservation easement. Trail signs are crucial to safely enjoying MWP’s ski, snowshoe, and summer hiking and mountain bike trails, as well as the skijor and family activity loops.

Donating to our 2023 GivingTuesday campaign supports a much-needed update to MWP’s aging trail signage, introduces numbered signs to all our ski and snowshoe trail intersections, and improves signage on our family activity loops. New signs will be constructed out of metal for longevity and will prevent critters from chewing on them.

Why are numbered trail intersections important? Numbered intersections enhance the ease and safety of trail use. In the event of an accident, numbered intersections allow emergency responders to locate and communicate with people more efficiently.

A weathered sign directs visitors to the chalet.
A weathered sign directs visitors to the chalet. Photo by Erin Blow.

Our Goal

Our fundraising goal for GivingTuesday (November 28) is $3,000. We are asking for your support to cover the cost of:

  • Creating a number system for the park’s intersections
  • Updating the family activity trail signs (Cookie Loop and Bunny Loop)
  • Redesigning the Skijor Loop trail markers
  • Installing new chalet arrows
  • Updating existing trail signage to be a consistent design and material throughout the park

New sign designs

An example of a new design for the park's ski patrol signs
New designs for the following park trails: skijor loop, bunny loop, and cookie loop

How to make a donation

Follow this link to make a donation today!

Thank you for your consideration, and we look forward to greeting you on the trails!

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Fundraising progress updated daily. Rounded to the nearest tenth.