Cross Country Ski Trails around Green County

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Real Estate Agent with Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate

Cross Country Ski Trails, Green County WisconsinIf cross country skiing is your winter sport of choice, there are some great local trails available for your use.

Right in Monroe, head to Twining Park. There are 1.1 miles of trails here, nothing too difficult. If you are trying cross country skiing for the first time, consider starting here. Limited quantities of rentals are available in the Twining Park Warming House on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 7 pm and Fridays from 4 until 7 as long as the wind chill is above zero. The rental cost is $5. If you have outgrown or unused equipment, consider donating it to the City of Monroe for the rental program.

Forest Prairie Park is just north east of Monroe on Hwy 59 heading towards Albany. Head out towards the Green County Airport, then take the first right on Forest Prairie Rd. There are 8 miles of marked cross country ski trails here, and as a city park, there is no fee or pass required.

If you are up for a challenge, try the Browntown-Cadiz State Recreation Area. There are 10.5 miles of ungroomed trails here, just waiting for you to ski through. A State Park Pass is required for your vehicle.

Yellowstone State Park has 4.2 miles of groomed trails, and offers a shelter as well. A State Park Pass is required for your vehicle.

Cross Country Ski Trails, Green County WisconsinThe Badger State Trail, Cheese Country Trail and Sugar River Trail are open for cross country skiers as well, with a total of 32, 47 and 24 linear miles of trail respectively. Be warned that neither of these are groomed for cross country skiing, and you will need to share the trail with other winter recreation sports users.

Now that last week's sub-zero temperatures have passed, people around the Green County area are starting to head outdoors for winter recreation again.  Come out and see some of your neighbors as you enjoy the winter weather, or take a trip here to Green County and enjoy our trails.  We are a great place to visit or live!

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Brenda Carus
Towne Square Realty
Certified EcoBroker, Re/Max Green Agent
Monroe Area Real Estate

Looking for a place to live a real life? Know your neighbors, eat local, abandon your commute, be part of a community - come to Green County. Whatever your preference is, we have it all from surprisingly urban to truly rural and everything in between.

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