Trail Conditions: Excellent
Snow Cover: 12-18 inches
Date of Report: February 20, 2020
Most of the county received some fresh snow this week and trails remain in excellent condition!
Namakagon: Received 4” of new snow in our area on Mon/Tues. All trails were groomed Wednesday 2/19. Will be groomed again on Friday 2/21. Excellent Condition!!
Barnes Barnestormers: The Barnes trails are groomed and in excellent condition. We had 3” fresh snow on Monday evening that really cleaned everything up. The temperature is expected to be warm this weekend, ride early or ride late, please try to reduce the impact to our trail base.
Drummond SnoJacks: All trails remain in excellent condition.
Washburn Valhallers: Trails in the Washburn area have been freshly groomed all week and are in excellent condition. Trail #13 south from Washburn to Ashland is being regroomed Thursday and Trail #13 North from Washburn to the Valhalla area will be regroomed Friday.
All trails in the Valhalla area are in excellent shape with 6 inches of new snow this week. Trail 31, North of Trail 1 has an active logging operation use caution.
Snowmobiling InformationClick Here to order a Bayfield County, WI snowmobile trail map. (Please include your Name, Address, City, State and Zip with your map request.)
Wisconsin’s Northwoods is the best overall place in North America for SNOWMOBILE TRAIL RIDING and FAMILY SNOWMOBILING, according to the readers of Snow Goer magazine. In addition to winning the BEST TRAIL AREA and BEST AREA CATERING TO FAMILIES categories, the Northwoods tied for second with the Yellowstone area in the voting for Best Overall Snowmobiling Area.
Situated on the edge of THE LARGEST OF THE GREAT LAKES, pristine Lake Superior, Bayfield County Wisconsin is home to 433,582 acres of public land that provide endless trails for snowmobilers. We have over 600 miles of groomed trails along with over 1000 miles of ungroomed forest roads for your riding pleasure. Our annual average snowfall is 73 inches.
We represent the communities of CABLE, BARNES, GRAND VIEW, NAMAKAGON, DRUMMOND, IRON RIVER, DELTA, INO, MASON, BENOIT, WASHBURN, BAYFIELD, RED CLIFF, CORNUCOPIA, HERBSTER, PORT WING AND OULU.
The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center is a great place to stop on your journey. Snowmobilers are greeted with a special area to warm or dry your gloves and hang your helmet while exploring the center’s displays and 5-story observation tower which showcases the area. You’ll find it near the Tri-County Recreational Corridor which runs from the City of Ashland in Ashland County to the City of Superior in Douglas County.
We are host to many scenic vistas in the Chequamegon National Forest as well as abundant wildlife including deer, wolf, black bear and elk.
Guilty of bragging about our super-groomed trails, our local snowmobile clubs continually make improvements to make our trails safe and more enjoyable for sledders.
We invite you to experience snowmobiling at its best in Bayfield County Wisconsin. Snowmobile maps/travel information are available by calling 800-472-6338 or by visiting www.travelbayfieldcounty.com.