Winter Fun

Green Lake is a place where winter is embraced, and there’s a running list of reasons why you will want to bundle up to appreciate the season.


When the snow starts to fly, head to Zobel Park for an exhilarating sled, tube or snowboard ride down the hill with the entire family. Kiwanis Park in Ripon is just a short drive away and is another great option for sledding.

Snow Shoeing

Snowshoeing and winter hiking are low-impact, accessible activities suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Get outside for a winter hike or snowshoe on any of the area's hiking trails and embrace the tranquility that comes with traversing snowy terrain while taking in the beauty of the area.

Cross Country Skiing

Whether you're seeking a heart-pumping workout or a leisurely outing amidst nature's beauty, cross-country skiing offers an unparalleled experience. Glide along winding paths and across open prairies, soaking in the serene winter landscapes.

Ice Skating

An ice rink on the southern end of downtown at Deacon Mils Park is a popular spot for families and couples to skate beneath the twinkling lights. The rink has plenty of free skates to borrow, and there’s a warming shelter for a comfortable break.

Fat Tire Biking

With extra-wide tires for stability and traction, fat-tire biking offers an exhilarating adventure for riders of all skill levels. Conquer rugged terrain and snowy landscapes as you pedal through Green Lake's winter wonderland on these specialized bikes. So hop on a fat-tire bike, and let the winter adventure begin.


The area features over 150 miles of interconnected, well-groomed snowmobiling trails, where it’s not uncommon to encounter deer, wild turkey, bald eagles and other wonderful birds. Plan your winter trip by snowmobile; trails will lead you to the front door of several lodging and dining options in Green Lake.



Nothing says Wisconsin like a fisheree, cold beer under a heated tent, raffle prizes, live music, free horse-drawn wagon rides, delicious hot food, a cornhole tournament, snow dogs, ice skating, and more! This is a family-friendly winter event in February is one that you don’t want to miss!

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