Come to Sparta, Wisconsin – WE HAVE THE SNOW for some of the Best Skiing, X-country Skiing, Snow Tubing and Snow shoeing around. Fort McCoy’s Whitetail Ridge Ski Area is now open and will offer expanded Saturday hours. Regular Friday hours will be 4:30-9pm. Saturday hours will begin at 10 a.m. and run to 9 p.m. Sunday hours are noon-6 p.m.
- Skiers and snowboarders will have access to slopes ranging from beginning levels to those with a vertical drop of more than 185 feet and up to 1,300 feet in length.
- Snowtubers will have five 800-foot-long tubing lanes to enjoy.
- Cross-Country skiing trails also are available if natural snow conditions permit.
Come, relax and warm yourselves in the chalet, get snacks at the snack bar and rent equipment if you need. A warming area and bonfire pit at the bottom of the skiing/snowtubing slopes also are available. The National Ski Patrol will provide safety support for the facility. Skiing and snowboarding lessons also will be available. Activities available and current pricing is available at the website www.mccoymwr.com. For more information call 608-388-4498/3517.
This area is 5 miles from the Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast where you can stay overnight and ski or tube by day. We would love for you to stay with us and keep warm and sip on hot-coco when you return from a full fun day outdoors.