Top 10 Places For Snowboarding In Wisconsin, USA

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Bordering two lakes of the Great Lakes region, Wisconsin is a state in the midwestern region of USA. Nicknamed ‘America’s Dairyland’, it is well-known for its dairy products, picturesque countryside, fall foliage, mountains, rivers, adventure sports, etc. Tourist attractions include Frank Lloyd Wright Trail, Harley-Davidson Museum, Lost Canyon, Milwaukee Art Museum, Devil’s Lake State Park, recreated farmsteads, etc. Though any season is a great time to visit Wisconsin, relaxing in romantic hotels or visiting theme parks, the winter months weave their own special magic on the state. Blanked in deep, soft, powdery snow, its mountains, hills and parks turn into winter wonderlands, especially for snowboarding enthusiasts. And catering to them are numerous parks and resorts, where riders of all levels can have an amazing snowboarding experience. To know more, simply scroll down and take a look at our suggestions for the top places for snowboarding in Wisconsin, the USA.

1. Christie Mountain

Open TONIGHT at 5 p.m. for skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing with a total of 15 trails!

Posted by Christie Mountain on Friday, 15 December 2017

Would you like to go on an adventure while spending a romantic getaway in Wisconsin? Located in Bruce, Wisconsin, Christie Mountain is a well-known winter recreation area in the Blue Hills of Wisconsin. It enjoys premium snow conditions in season and the slopes are groomed daily for skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. About 30 trails and 4 progressive terrain parks suitable for skills of all levels are available here. Lift access is available to the top and visitors can also rent snowboarding gear or get lessons here.

Christie Mountain

Address: W13755 Co Rd O, Bruce, WI 54819, United States

Website: Christie Mountain

Opening hours: Thu: 5pm - 9pm; Fri: 5pm - 10pm; Sat: 10am - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 6pm (closed from Mon - Wed)

Price: 25 USD onwards

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2. Tyrol Basin

Don't forget!!!! Our 13th Annual Focus Banked Slalom event is going down this Sunday, 2/2, at 10 AM. Wax your boards and...

Posted by Tyrol Basin Ski & Snowboard Area on Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Popular for skiing and snowboarding, Tyrol Basin is a snow sports area near Mount Horeb in Wisconsin. Consisting of five terrain parks, it offers a variety of runs that will suit beginners, intermediates, advanced, and expert riders. 5 lifts service the 18 trails located here, providing endless snowboarding fun to visitors. Tyrol Basin is said to have some of the best terrain for snowboarding in the Midwest region of the USA. In addition, there are some cottages for rent in Wisconsin to keep you cozy after a day out in the snow.

Tyrol Basin

Address: 3487 Bohn Rd, Mt Horeb, WI 53572, United States

Website: Tyrol Basin

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 10am - 9pm; Fri: 10am - 11pm; Sat: 9am - 9pm; Sun: 9am - 5pm

Price: 17 USD onwards

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3. Cascade Mountain

Posted by Cascade Mountain on Sunday, 6 December 2015

Located in Portage, Wisconsin, Cascade Mountain is a fun, family-friendly winter sports destination. With the aid of 11 lifts, visitors can get to the top of the mountain to access a variety of snowboarding trails that are suitable for all skill levels. Of the 47 trails, some are demanding and suitable only for expert riders while the rest are perfect for intermediate or novices to practice their turns or simply enjoy going downhill. In its four terrain parks, snowboarding enthusiasts can experience adventurous terrain suitable for everyone.

Cascade Mountain

Address: W10441 Cascade Mountain Rd, Portage, WI 53901, United States

Website: Cascade Mountain

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 10am - 9pm; Fri - Sun: 9am - 10pm; Sun: 9am - 9pm

Price: 30 USD onwards

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4. Nordic Mountain

Posted by Nordic Mountain on Monday, 10 February 2020

At Nordic Mountain in Wisconsin, a world of family snow fun awaits you. The ski resort offers 18 adventurous trails where you can enjoy snowboarding to your heart’s content. A variety of lifts gives you access to all the trails and terrain parks of Nordic Mountain. In its three different, carefully designed terrain parks, ranging in size from small to large and equipped with a variety of features, you are sure to have the best riding experience. Night snowboarding can also be enjoyed here.

Nordic Mountain

Address: W5806 County Rd W, Wild Rose, WI 54984, United States

Website: Nordic Mountain

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 4:30pm - 9:30pm; Fri - Sun: 10am - 10pm

Price: 15 USD onwards

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5. Granite Peak Ski Area

On a positive note... IT'S SNOWING, FINALLY!

Posted by Granite Peak Ski Area on Thursday, 17 January 2019

Located in the Rib Mountain State Park of Wisconsin is Granite Peak Ski Area. This winter sports area is home to Granite Peak, the highest skiable mountain in the state. For snowboarding enthusiasts, there are four well-groomed terrain parks situated here and can be accessed by various lifts. Enjoy riding more than 35 jibs, 15 jumps, rails, and other features at these terrain parks. Additionally, there is a special Ladies Night that invites female skiers and riders to enjoy exclusive night snow sports at the park. Plus, found nearby are some of the amazing camper rentals in Wisconsin for travelers on a quick getaway.

Granite Peak Ski Area

Address: 227200 Snowbird Ave, Wausau, WI 54401, United States

Website: Granite Peak Ski Area

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 10am - 9pm; Fri - Sun: 9am - 9pm

Price: 57 USD onwards

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6. Mt. La Crosse Ski Area

Posted by Mt. La Crosse Ski & Snowboard on Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Offering the widest variety of snowboarding terrain in Midwestern USA is Mt. La Crosse Ski Area in Wisconsin. It offers 18 slopes and trails, some gentle like Wisconsin’s longest run, Mileaway, and others like Damnation, one of the steepest trails in Mid-America. Four lifts give access to 7 km (4.3 miles) of slopes, majority of them suitable for intermediate riders. A terrain park adapted to all levels of snowboarding skills is also available here.

Mt. La Crosse Ski Area

Address: Old Town Hall Rd, La Crosse, WI 54601, United States

Website: Mt. La Crosse Ski Area

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10am - 9pm; Sat: 9am - 9pm; Sun: 9am - 7pm

Price: 29 USD onwards

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7. Wilmot Mountain

Awesome weekend in the Terrain Park! Chair 7 & Rope Tow are both spinning. Save the Date...Park Session Competition on...

Posted by Wilmot Mountain on Sunday, 26 January 2020

Wilmot Mountain is a popular family-friendly ski and snowboarding area in Wisconsin that has been enchanting visitors since 1938. At Wilmot Mountain, riders have access to three terrain parks called The Gully, The Rope, and Progression Park, the latter of which is a good place for beginners to get comfortable riding various features. Lifts and a high-speed rope tow enables snowboarders to spend more time at the terrain parks. Several innovative and unique features specifically designed by the terrain park staff are available here. Experience hips, bonks, rails, stair sets, boxes, and constantly evolving innovative features at these parks.

Wilmot Mountain

Address: 11931 Fox River Rd, Wilmot, WI 53192, United States

Website: Wilmot Mountain

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 10am - 10pm; Sat - Mon: 9am - 10pm

Price: 50 USD onwards

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8. Alpine Valley Resort

MEN'S DAY! Men get an AM Lift Ticket for $34. Our AM lift tickets are good from 10-5:30pm.

Posted by Alpine Valley Resort Wisconsin on Wednesday, 9 January 2019

In addition to skiing, golfing and mountain biking, Alpine Valley Resort in Elkhorn, Wisconsin also offers excellent snowboarding facilities. Situated in southern Wisconsin’s beautiful Kettle Moraine area, this resort has three groomed terrain parks, each specifically designed for different levels of expertise - beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Each park features several jumps, rails, and boxes guaranteed to give you a thrilling snowboarding experience. Additionally, the resort also has special men-only and women-only days for snowboarding. Need a place to stay? There are luxury Airbnb vacation rentals nearby to accommodate you.

Alpine Valley Resort

Address: W2501 Co Rd D, Elkhorn, WI 53121, United States

Website: Alpine Valley Resort

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10am - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 9am - 10pm

Price: 38 USD onwards

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9. Sunburst Winter Sports Park

Just hanging out here at Sunburst! Come join in the fun until 9:30pm. Tubing is open til 8 for unlimited runs for $20. #buildingabettersunburst #hangtime #snowboarding #silly

Posted by Sunburst Ski Area on Monday, 10 February 2020

Offering 77 acres (31 hectares) of pure winter fun, Sunburst Winter Sports Park is a very popular snowboarding area near West Bend, Wisconsin. Offering 11 varied runs suitable for snowboarding, riders of all skill levels can hit the slopes here. The park also offers a wide array of training lessons for beginners and advanced riders. Family, group, and private lessons are available, too.

Sunburst Winter Sports Park

Address: 8355 Prospect Dr, Kewaskum, WI 53040, United States

Website: Sunburst Winter Sports Park

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 4pm - 9:30pm; Fri - Mon: 9:30am - 9:30pm

Price: 33 USD onwards

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10. The Rock Snowpark

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Posted by The Rock Snowpark on Monday, 10 June 2019

Located in Franklin, Wisconsin, The Rock Snowpark is an excellent facility to practice your snowboarding skills. The park has nine runs and a kilometre (0.62 mile) of slopes that can be easily accessed by three lifts. It has many freestyle terrain parks with a number of interesting features like jumps, boxes, and rails that are sure to delight riders of all abilities. Snowboarding lessons for beginners, intermediate, and advanced riders are available, too.

The Rock Snowpark

Address: 7011 South Ballpark Drive, Franklin, WI 53132, United States

Website: The Rock Snowpark

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 4pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 10am - 8pm

Price: 27 USD onwards

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Snowboarding heaven in Wisconsin

Top places for snowboarding in Wisconsin, the USA
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Though it is a four-season destination, Wisconsin comes into its own in the winter months, when snow blankets its mountains, providing opportunities to indulge in snow sports, including snowboarding. To have an amazing snowboarding experience here, remember to refer to our suggestions of the top places for snowboarding in Wisconsin, the USA.

If you are visiting in a warmer season, you might want to book a lakefront cabin rental in Wisconsin. Or if you like camping, you can check out some RV rentals in Wisconsin that might suit your taste.

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