Free February Events
Saturday, February 1st from 12-4pm. Meet At Willow River Nature Center.
Let it snow, let it snow, OutWiGo! Launch into 2020 with Wisconsin State Parks at OutWiGo Snow, a winter recreation celebration at Willow River State Park. Bundle up with family and friends for an active afternoon of sledding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hot cocoa, s’mores and more! Cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals will be available. Participants of all ages are welcome. A $5 admission fee applies to participants ages 18 years and older, cash only. A Wisconsin State Park vehicle admission sticker or day pass is required for entry. More details coming soon!
Candlelight Ski and Hike!
Saturday, February 15th, from 6-8:30pm Meet at the Willow River Nature Center.
Join the Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks as they host a Candlelight Ski, Snowshoe, and Hike event. Both hiking and ski trails will be illuminated totaling over 2 miles of trail. There will be two bonfires and refreshments available. Please do not bring pets!
Saturday, February 22nd from 10am to noon. Meet at the Willow River Nature Center.
Get outside despite the cold weather and enjoy this fun treasure hunting activity! Bring items with you to place into hidden geocaches that you find, and you can take an item in return! Warm up with hot chocolate and a snack afterwards at the Nature Center. We will supply the GPS units or you can download the free geocaching app on your smartphone!
Frosty Falls Hike!
Saturday, February 29th. Hike leaves at 10am. Meet at the Nature Center.
Join Naturalist Ashley on a wintery walk to the Willow Falls. This is a spectacular time of year for viewing the frost covered falls. But don’t just take our word for it, get out there and see for yourself! This will be a 4 mile hike round trip. Depending on the weather and depth of snow it could also be quite strenuous. Be sure to dress in warm layers, bring plenty of water, and good hiking boots or snowshoes. If you want to rent snowshoes from the Friends Group for this event please call or text 715-869-3695 or email
All events are FREE to attend (unless otherwise noted) but park admission is required. For more information on a certain event please call 715-386-9340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
These programs are sponsored by the Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Park, Inc.