Trail Conditions: Excellent
Snow Cover: 9 - 16"
Date of Report: January 18, 2020
Official Trail Report: All Washburn County Snowmobile Trails are open at this time. Trail conditions are excellent with a 9 to 16 inch base. Local clubs are out grooming trails the best they can! Caution is advised throughout the trail system as some lake ice may still not be safe, always be aware of ice heaves or rough patches. Please note that swamps and wet areas on the trail system are likely to have standing water and/or rough ice crossings in places. Some wet areas will not have been groomed with heavy equipment yet. Please be aware that some trail segments have been rerouted, to avoid wet areas. Bundle up & enjoy!
1/15/20 – Trail 140W – 7A was groomed today and is in very condition.
1/14/20 – Trail 4-6 was groomed today. All swamps were groomed for the first time. The trails are in very good shape other than part that was groomed for the first time which is still rather bumpy. (Submitted by Rolling Hills Snowmobile & ATV Club)
1/11/20 – Long Lake was staked as of Monday, January 6th with ice depths coming in anywhere from 6″ to 10.5″ on the marked trail. (Off the trail ice depths ranged anywhere from 4″ to 10.5″) The Lake Trail was groomed for the 1st time ever on Wednesday, January 8th. Please note there is a large ice heave that cuts across the trail just North of The Pioneer. As always use caution on ice! Additionally, Spider Lake & Chetac lakes are now also marked. (Submitted by Long Lake Area Chamber of Commerce)
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The Spooner area (Washburn County) Wisconsin has over 250 miles of scenic, groomed trails. These miles of trails link up to the largest network of snowmobile trails in the Midwest. Snow-Goer magazine ranks Wisconsin’s system as the 3rd best in North America, behind two Canadian systems. Visitors have remarked that “these trails are the best I’ve seen. They’re so well kept and they’re not crowded like other places we’ve been to, I’ll be back!”
The scenic beauty, wilderness sledding and abundance of services, makes the area unmatched as a destination point for snowmobilers throughout the Midwest. The local snowmobile clubs have worked hard to develop and maintain routes that include a wide assortment of riding pleasures. The trails take you through, both private and public lands, over a variety of terrain including, forests, wetlands, farm fields, streams, lakes and bridges. Many of our summer trails double as cross country ski trails, or snowmobile trails in the winter.
Within the Spooner area (Washburn County) Wisconsin there are over 100 lodging establishments, from small motels to lavish resorts. There are even winter camping facilities available. Our true, northern hospitality really shines when you dine in Washburn County Wisconsin.
Many unique dining experiences are available; one you may be familiar with is the Friday Night Fish Fry, a northern tradition. Dining establishments range from bar & grilles to supper clubs, family dining to unique dining train rides. With over 70 restaurants in Washburn County, you may need to plan more than one trip to choose your favorite. You will find a variety of restaurants in Washburn County Wisconsin, sure to tempt your taste buds and keep you coming back.