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Watersmeet, Michigan



Trail Conditions: Excellent
Snow Cover: 18"
Date of Report: January 12, 2017
Area Report:

Hi Everyone ~

I just wanted to give you a quick update today.  in the past 24 hours we have received at least another 10 to 12″ of snow.  Blowing and drifting helped pack all that great snow in.  There were whiteout conditions but today the sun is shining and the full moon tonight will have the woods glowing as well.  We now have a base of about 18″ and all trails are deemed in very good to excellent condition!!!  Our U. P. Thunder Riders Snowmobile Club continues to groom daily and has the trails in great shape.  Our trails include Trail 3 North, Trail 3 South to Wisconsin, Trail 2 East and West, and Trail 3 South.   Temperatures tonight will get down to 12 to 16 below zero, so please be careful out there.

Life is good in the Northwoods!  Come on up!

Watersmeet Chamber of Commerce website is:
Our email is:
Our Chamber phone with a real live person on the other end:  906-358-9961

Great accommodations are available including hotels, motels, resorts and vacation homes on the lakes!
Snowmobile sales and services are available right here!  Good food, trail permits, gas stations, convenience stores and grocery stores, other shopping and services are here!

You’ll love the beauty of the area and all it has to offer.  We hope to see you real soon!  Thank you.

Carole Yakel of The Arrows for the Watersmeet Chamber of Commerce

Snowmobiling Information

Winter snowmobiling excitement runs rampant throughout the Watersmeet Michigan area. Hundreds of lakes and acres of state and national forest lands provide a winter wonderland for enthusiastic riders. 

Watersmeet Michigan and Land O’ Lakes Wisconsin, located on the border of Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula provides an excellent home base for your winter excursions. Trails to the north connect with the serene trail network of the Upper Peninsula. Corridor 6 guides riders across the northern section at the eastern border, through Land O’Lakes as it continues on to Presque Isle.

Watersmeet, Michigan is the gateway to snowmobiling in the Upper Peninsula with access to Minnesota, Lower Michigan and Wisconsin. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan has a reputation for an extensive groomed snowmobile trail network, exciting terrain, and an abundance of snow. In the entire State of Michigan there are over 5,800 miles of snowmobile trails located throughout six state Forest, three National Forests and many acres of privately owned lands. About 230 miles are located in the Ottawa National Forest. Yearly Michigan trail permits are required.

This area offers the pure enthusiast miles of groomed trails in the north in Upper Michigan and short trips to various Wisconsin towns to the south, east, and west. Gas, rentals, sales, and meals, are within minutes of each lodging facility The snowmobiler can ride from any lodging location without the need of the vehicle that brought them.

Annual snow fall generally between 100 and 250 inches 35 miles of groomed trails that interconnect.