Enjoy every last snowflake
The last days of winter in Rusk County are often among the best. The days are longer, and usually a bit warmer-it's a great time to explore our expansive trail systems and our premier ski facility. These days pass quickly - don't miss this last chance to take in the winter beauty of Rusk County. Here's a quick guide to what you can enjoy in Rusk County and how you can get the scoop on the latest conditions.
Rusk County Snowmobile Trails
There are 330 miles of trails ready to be explored in Rusk County. Our trails will take you through fields and forests, into the iconic Blue Hills and along our beautiful frozen rivers. Get more snowmobile details, including a countywide map here. Get the latest trail updates here.
In the Blue Hills near Bruce, you'll find an outstanding downhill ski facility. Christie Mountain has a 350-foot vertical drop and 22 lighted downhill ski runs - the longest is 4,000 feet. There are ski rentals available, with 500 sets sized for all ages and 100 rental snowboards. See how much base is on the mountain on our News & Conditions page - check the snow report.
Blue Hills Trails System
Discover more than 35 kilometers of rolling ski trails in one of Wisconsin's most beautiful landscapes. The Blue Hills Trails System features trails groomed for skating and classical-style skiing. Skiers of every ability level will find a trail to enjoy and it's a great way to explore this unique area of Wisconsin. Learn more about trail conditions on the system here.
Sisters' Farm Trail System
Just outside Ladysmith, you'll find a nice network of groomed snowshoe, fat bike and cross-country ski trails. The Sisters' Farm Trail System skirts the Flambeau River, offering some nice river and woodland scenery. Groomers work hard through the winter to keep these trails open for winter recreation - get more details on Ladysmith trails here.
Reclaimed Flambeau Mine Nature Trails
On the south side of Ladysmith, snowshoers will some easily accessible trails that border the Flambeau River. The Reclaimed Flambeau Mine Nature Trails are located in a 150-acre reserve was the former site of a mine. The site is a good place to take in the tranquility of the season. Get the latest snow conditions here.