RASTA builds and maintains trails in the Rhinelander area for mountain biking, hiking, snowshoeing, skiing and fat biking.
*DISCLAIMER – Trails are subject to change! We will make every effort to have the most current maps on our site. Be aware of your surroundings and trail conditions. If trails are muddy, do not veer from the trail to avoid damage. Please enjoy responsibly.
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Note: PLEASE do not hike on soft, snow-covered trails without snowshoes. This leaves footprints which freeze and make winter silent sports activities very difficult for those who come after you. If you must walk on/near a ski trail, stay well off to the side of the groomed surface. Thank you for your cooperation!
Cassian Two-Way Cross Country Ski Trail – 9 miles in length in each direction, and as its name implies the trail is located in the Town of Cassian. The Cassian Trail is also located on gentle rolling terrain, and is designed to accommodate users with a wide range of skills. The Cassian Trail is groomed for traditional tracked skiing.
*There is an active timber sale just east of the ski trail starting January 16, 2020. Loggers will cross the trail to access the sale and haul out the wood.*
Enterprise Fat Bike and Snowshoe – The Enterprise Winter Silent Sports Trail is located 8 miles south of Rhinelander on Hwy G. with the trailhead on Zimmer Road. The trail is groomed for fat-tire biking and snowshoeing. The trail has both an 8 mile loop and a shorter cut off loop about 2-3 miles. The trails wind through thick black spruce swamps and follow eskers as they wind through the forest. Dogs are permitted at Enterprise but please remember they must be under voice control at all times.
Mud Lake – Mountain bike and hiking trails located just north of Rhinelander. Trailhead located off of Crystal Lake Road in the town of Pine Lake.
Nose Lake Cross Country Ski Trail – located in the Town of Woodboro and offers 7.0 miles of trail groomed for traditional tracked skiing. The gentle topography, upon which the Nose Lake Trail is located, makes this system very popular with skiers possessing either a beginner or intermediate skill set. Another popular feature of the Nose Lake Trail is that dogs are permitted.
Washburn Silent Sports Trails – the largest and most popular of the 3 cross country ski trails is located adjacent to Perch Lake Park in the Town of Woodboro. The Washburn Ski Trail has multiple loops with over 12-miles of both classic or tracked skiing and free style or skate skiing. The hilly topography is a draw for intermediate and advanced skiers, while beginners can also find beginner trails leading from the Perch Lake shelter. There are mountain biking, hiking and snowshoe trails, and a warming shelter.