Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoe Rentals

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With over 8.5 miles of trails, Bubolz Nature Preserve in Appleton, Wisconsin offers year round access to nature. The trail systems provide several trail options for hiking, walking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing. Cross Country Ski trails are groomed. View Winter Trail Map.


Equipment Rental Hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday–Friday:* 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

*Please call ahead on weekdays.


Equipment Rental Costs & Fees

We have skis and snowshoes in all sizes from children to adult.


Cross Country Ski Rental

Non-members: $20
Members: $15
*Price includes equipment and trail fee


Snowshoe Rental

Non-members: $10
Members: $5
*Price includes equipment and trail fee


Trail Fee (if have own equipment)

Members: FREE
Non-members Ski: $5
Non-members Snowshoe: $5


Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe Dates

Rentals will be determined on snow and trail conditions. Some dates may be modified to a hike.

January 12, 2024 | 5:00 – 8:00 pm  UPDATE: JANUARY 12TH EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO BLIZZARD

January 26, 2024 | 5:00 – 8:00 pm

February 23, 2024 | 5:00 – 8:00 pm