Snow Cover: 5 to 6 inches
Date of Report: December 17, 2016
TRAILS ARE OPEN! We received five to six inches of snow throughout the evening and more is on the way later today. Please do not cross any waterways until they are marked. The ice is NOT safe yet. The gates are all open and the groomers will be going out on Monday. Expect early season riding.
This has been a very busy summer and fall, working on permits to improve our trail system. The Twin Bridge Park area has some huge changes thanks to the Marinette County Parks Department and Wisconsin DNR. We have been able to take care of a culvert extension along Parkway Road north of County X. We also, just finished the largest problem area in the park. The swamp hole coming off the bridge has been rerouted slightly for a much safer trail. We put in a culvert there allowing our groomers to get through, even early in the season! Also, north of Twin Bridge Campground, were we had a wetland issue, but thanks to the new landowner, we were able to reroute with few problems to improve that area. Landowners are such a big part of our trail system. When you see them, thank them, wave and give them thumbs up! Remember, use of their property is a privilege, not a right!
The Oconto county area of the trail has had our loyal excavator very busy. He has bulldozed from Holtz Ranch Road north and over to LaFave Road, then…from Chickadee Road west to Boat Landing 11 Road. He was even out there on Sunday, trying to stay ahead of the cold weather. THANK YOU VERY MUCH…
In addition to the new John Deere tractor that we purchased last year, we have now purchased another New Holland tractor for even better trail grooming.
Get out there and pack these trails…I’ll see you on the trail!
News and Reports:
Saturday, January 28 – 5th Annual Human Ice Bowling at Thortons Resort
Saturday, February 11 – High Falls Fish-o-Rama and Radar Run
Saturday, February 18 – Crooked Lake Fish-o-Rama