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Battling freezing wind to ice skate on Green Lake

As we laced up our skates at the edge of Green Lake on Saturday, the cold numbing our bare fingers, I thought, “We’re crazy.” “What?” my husband Derek said, shouldering our backpack of emergency gear and snacks. “Oh,” I said, realizing I had voiced by opinion out loud. “We’re just kind of crazy to be […]

1-minute hike: Green Lake Nature Trails in Ellsworth

Difficulty: Easy-moderate. The trail network consists of a main trail called the 1.35-mile Hastings Trail, as well as a side trail to the hatchery. Both trails travel through a mixed forest over fairly even terrain. Exposed tree roots, wooden bridges and a few rocky areas may make footing tricky from time to time. How to […]

Where in the woods am I? Green Lake Nature Trails

Kat Montminy (via Facebook) won the “Where in the woods am I?” game for the Green Lake Nature Trails in Ellsworth in October 2015 given the following clues and photos: Usually I get my hiking ideas from guide books, land trust brochures or online. Sometimes people send me suggestions via email or Facebook. (Those are […]