Stoughton is one of the well-known snowmobile trails of southern Wisconsin. A charming city located within Dane County is one of the favoured trails for Midwesterners. With an average of 41 inches of snow every year, Stoughton has proved to be a favourable place for snowmobilers to enjoy their sport. Amongst its trails, Stoughton is known for its trail systems named as The Yahara River Trail, skirting the Yahara River and the Virgin Lake Trail which connects the Virgin Lake Park to the Jackson Street.
These local trails are supported, maintained and promoted by Stoughton Viking Snow drifters Snowmobile Club. This club has been formed by the local families since 1969 and is known to be the oldest snowmobile club in South-west Wisconsin. Be it summers or winters, adventurers like to grab their ATVs and head out on the trails during any time of the year. However, you do need to have a valid safety license in order to snowmobile through the trails.
While the winters are opened up for snowmobiling and cross-country snow skiing, summers bring boating, swimming, fishing and ATV biking. With its 80 campsites, 6 miles of trails, and lakes, Stoughton proves to be an all-around entertainment for nature and adventure lovers. So hurry up and plan your winter fun with Stoughton this year!
To download a copy of the trail map please go to Dane County Parks
A Wisconsin snowmobile registration or snowmobile trail pass are required to ride on a Wisconsin snowmobile trail. Trail passes may be purchased over the counter at many authorized sales locations or by contacting WDNR. Knowing the snowmobiling regulations, rules and registration information will help ensure a safe trip. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – www.dnr.wi.gov