Snowshoe Hike at Holmboe Conifer Forest State Natural Area

Join Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) for this free guided snowshoe walk on Tuesday, March 5
from 1-2:30 pm at the Holmboe Conifer Forest State Natural Area located in the city of
Rhinelander. According to Troy Walters, NWLT Outreach Coordinator, “This 32-acre property
along the Pelican River has been welcoming the public since it became a conservation area 1965,
and later a designated State Natural Area. It is a great venue to snowshoe among old-growth
hemlocks and see what other animals signs we can find along the way.”

Photo is courtesy of the Northwoods Land Trust

Participants will be snowshoeing on trail for about a mile. Participants need to bring their own
snowshoes. To register for the event, please register online at
and click on News & Events, contact the NWLT office at 715-479-2490 or email by Monday, March 4. Space is limited.

Directions to Holmboe Conifer Forest State Natural Area – The parking area is located in the
City of Rhinelander behind the Riverview Hall facility at 903 Boyce Dr. You can type ‘Holmboe
Conifer Forest Trailhead’ into Google Maps.

The Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) permanently conserves natural shorelands, woodlands and
other natural resources to benefit present and future generations in Vilas, Oneida, Forest,
Florence, Iron, Price and Langlade Counties. Visit to learn more
about NWLT conservation services, protected lands, and future events.