Escape to the serene embrace of the Northwoods with our captivating winter trip! Nestled in cozy bunkhouse cabins, you'll embark on an enriching journey that deepens your connection with nature.
Prepare to be awed by Wisconsin's winter wonders through informative ecology presentations, guided snowshoe adventures, and invigorating cross-country skiing excursions. Unleash your creativity during a nature-based craft workshop led by a local artist. Delve into the heart of the Northwoods with a guided tour of our interactive nature center, featuring captivating live animal introductions.
The trip's highlights include an extraordinary driving tour to Lake Superior, offering breathtaking views of the continent's largest lake and some of the area's most pristine waterfalls. Explore how geology has shaped this land.
Join experts from the Manitowish Waters Historical Society for a captivating outing that delves into the region's early history, from Native American heritage to logging, pioneering, and intriguing gangster affiliations in Northern Wisconsin.
This winter adventure promises to be educational, exhilarating, and deeply enriching. Discover the Northwoods' untamed beauty and fascinating history as you create unforgettable memories.
This winter wonderland adventure includes:
• Wisconsin Winter Ecology Presentation
• Naturalist Guided Snowshoe Adventure
• Cross Country Skiing at Winman Trails
• Nature Craft Workshop with Local Artist
• Lake Superior and Waterfall Field Trip
• Manitowish Waters History Tour
• Live Animal Encounters
We have 2 suite cabins that sleep up to 8 with a shared living room, bath and a half, and full kitchen. Each cabin has two bedrooms with two single beds.
Guests are required to bring a sleeping bag, pillow, bath towel, and toiletries.
We have a 15-passenger van we’ll use to get to our destinations on the itinerary.
Meals and general gathering space will be held in our main lodge that is attached to our commercial kitchen.
3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners will be provided. Snacks are not included.
Package Price: $1265
Deposit Due: December 5, 2023
Prices are subject to change at any time and can only be locked in after deposits are made.
Service Fees & Payment Methods
Green Edventures does not charge a service fee. We use a third party merchant service called WeTravel and they use the credit card processor Stripe.
WeTravel will add a service fee to the total amount of your trip if you pay with a credit card. Credit Cards fees: 2.9% (Amex: 3.9%). This is a bank fee not Green Edventures.
ACH / Checking Account
If you set up your payment method to be withdrawn from your checking account there are no fees.
You can change your payment method at any time in your WeTravel Account.
Participants should plan to eat lunch before arriving to North Lakeland Discovery Center (NLDC).
Afternoon: Naturalist Guided Snowshoe Adventure
Experience the natural beauty of the snow-covered Northwoods by snowshoe! We’ll explore local trails that cross over unique habitats and learn about the ecology of forests and frozen lakes in the wintertime while looking closely for animal life above and below the snow. This activity requires participants to have good stability and balance for slow going hikes with frequent stops. Snowshoes and hiking poles will be provided.
Physical Activity Level: slow-going hikes with frequent stops.
Evening: Wisconsin Winter Ecology Presentation
If you’ve ever wondered about how living things survive in the wild Wisconsin winters, sit back, and enjoy this presentation from Discovery Center staff. You’ll learn about snow covered forests, frozen-over wetlands, animal tracking and adaptations, hibernation, plant adaptations, and survival skills required to endure all the snow and ice.