Lutherdale has many outdoor activities to enjoy year-round! Nestled on 52 acres, Lutherdale is a great location to explore God’s creation, play outdoors, and relax in the brand new Hope Conference Center.
The site includes 1.5 miles of trails, two toboggan runs, indoor and outdoor campfire locations, open spaces & wooded areas to make snow sculptures and explore. In addition, with shoreline access along the Lauderdale Lakes, Lutherdale offers ease of access for individuals who enjoy ice fishing. Located ideally near Nordic Ski trails, & The Mountain Top Ski & Adventure Center in Lake Geneva, Lutherdale is a perfect winter destination for all ages!
Toboggan – Lutherdale has two permanent toboggan runs on-site. The upper run shoots participants into an open field and is a short distance from the parking lot. The lower run shoots participants onto the frozen lake and is a further distance.
Lutherdale Staff determines the usage of the lower run. Rent our toboggans and zip down the chutes for a classic winter experience. Free to Overnight Guest
Cross-Country Ski – Cross Country Skiing is for everyone from beginners to experts. Lutherdale offers 1.5 miles of ungroomed trails for those looking for a quiet place to ski or practice. Trails circle the perimeter of the camp. A limited amount of skis and shoe sizes are available to rent. Lutherdale is also close to Nordic Ski Trails which are groomed for skiing; skate and classical stride cross-country skiers with varying lengths and degrees of difficulty. A state park vehicle sticker is required. Anyone 16 years and older cross country skiing will require a state trail pass as well. Free to Overnight Guest
Snowshoe – Whether there are 4 inches of snow or 2 feet of snow, you can snowshoe all around the 52 acres of Lutherdale. Break a new trail, or follow our 1.5 miles of trails around the perimeter of the camp. A limited amount of snowshoes are available to rent. Free to Overnight Guest
Geocache – Looking for an adventure? Geocaching at Lutherdale is the perfect adventure for all ages. Discover hidden treasures based on utilizing GPS units. Hidden in common areas used and places that often go unnoticed, this activity can be played year-round for an exciting adventure-filled experience. Lutherdale will provide clues and GPS trackers.
Sculptures & Forts – Do you want to build a snowman? Come out and play at Lutherdale! We have 3 large fields perfect for rolling giant snowmen and building igloos with snow bricks. Experience the joy of creating and spending time in God’s creation.
Ice Fish – Do you enjoy the occasional morning or afternoon of ice fishing? Lutherdale has shoreline access to Lauderdale Lakes. Bring your own equipment & find where the fish are biting!
Lutherdale does not have vehicle access.
Guests are not allowed to bring personal sleds or saucers, Only Lutherdale Toboggans are allowed and only on designated sled hills. Lutherdale has 4-6 toboggans for each hill.
Guest can bring their own snowshoes or cross country ski, they must stay on designated marked trails. Lutherdale has 4 sets of Child snowshoes (25-100 lbs.) 4 sets of Youth snowshoes (100-150 lbs.) 6 sets of Adult Small snowshoes (100-150 lbs.) and 4 sets of Adult Large snowshoes (150-250 lbs). Lutherdale has a large variety of skies and binding to fit most sizes.
For guests participating in the Geocache program, we recommend bringing small trinkets (approx. 1 in. x 3 in.) to trade at the geocache locations.