Pinicon Ridge Park

Winter Activities at Pinicon Ridge Park

cross-country skiiing
cross-country skiiing
Snowmobile Trail
This trail is open from December 1st until April 1st, weather and ground conditions permitting (1" or more of snow cover required).  It is .88 miles in length and follows the main road through the park.  Snowmobiles must follow trail markers and stay on the trail at all times.  Speed limit on the trail is 15 m.p.h.

Pinicon Ridge park has a very popular sledding hill starting by Woodpecker lodge. 

Ice Fishing
Newly created fishing jetties at Pinicon Ridge make for excellent ice fishing opportunities on the Wapsipinicon River. 


 There are two entrances to the park, one each on the north and south side of the Wapsipinicon River. Access to the south entrance is off Maine Ridge Road from Hwy. 13, and then turning north (right) on Horseshoe Falls Road. This side of the park is home to the lodges and shelters, wildlife exhibit, watercraft rentals & canoe trips, the landmark observation tower, disc golf, hiking trails and the group camp complex. The north entrance is accessed from Hwy. 13 by going west on Valley Farm Road, and turning south (left) on Flying Squirrel Trail. You will find our main campgrounds and cabin complex on this side of the river, along with hiking trails and a hunting/dog exercise area


Park is open from 4 am to 10:30 pm daily - winter activities open as snow conditions allow.