Your Online Trail and Travel Guide for Snowmobiling the U.S. & Canada

Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – February 28, 2020

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Fair
Snow Cover: Hard frozen base some loose snow. Could use a SNOW DANCE
Date of Report: February 28, 2020
Area Report:

February 28, 2020 – 6:08am – 5 degrees – Partly Cloudy

Varying conditions – Good, Fair, Poor
Adventure Sledding time of the year

Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS Trails) reports in the last 24 hours no grooming

Still cold this morning. 5 degrees at 6:00am with a high today of 21.  Low tonight of 3 Another temp pop up on the way starting tomorrow, Saturday. 30’s through the entire weekend.  Lows in the 20’s at night.  The only SNOW over the last week has been Lake Effect Snow.  Fluffy SNOW with maybe 1 inch +-.  Could be SNOW on Wednesday but that is a long way out.  Stay tuned.

Trails have a very hard base with some loose SNOW.  Heading west into town on 10 which is on the north side is crusty ice with burn throughs. Roads sections some ice & some areas had to skirt along the edge of road. Section of 10 that goes from Bloom Rd to Loon Lake Rd is crusty & mostly covered except as you get closer to Loon Lake Rd. Some loose.  Some crusty. Willow Rd that goes to Alt13/3S is for the most part bare. “The Grade” into town is SNOW covered with chop. In town trails are frozen & icy. Heading north on 13 SNOW covered all the way to the turn that goes off the grade & heads west coming out on Adams.  That was pretty icy.  Adams Rd is for the most part bare. Back onto trail part of 13 heading north had several conditions. Covered, icy & had burn through. Was rough to Conover connect.  Went back through to trail 3 aka Manske Swamp. Frozen & rough which is to be expected.  17N on west side hard & icy but covered for the most part to 10/13 intersection back to town. Street & road crossing were mostly frozen as it was cold yesterday.  10E heading east from where the one way starts near the ERRA Sports Arena was covered with hard icy SNOW with some loose SNOW all the way. Crossing the Hwy 70E bridge was bare & that continued for a bit after getting across before the hard SNOW again.  All in all FAIR.

Catfish & Eagle Lake trails are marked.  Stay by the orange reflective barrels.  Remember not all lakes are safe.  No markers means probably not safe

There is a 55mph nighttime speed limit.


See ya on the trails!

Holly Tomlanovich
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club

News and Reports:
February 29-March 1 – World Series Snowmobile Championship Plus 100 Lap Mira Enduro Race – Check out – Volunteers needed
February 29 – Groom to Ride raffle drawing – Trackside – 12 noon – Hwy 45N
February 29 – SNO(Saturday Night Out) – Lumpy’s Sports Bar & Grill – Hwy 45S – Social time 5:30pm – Dinner 6:00pm – Hwy 45S – ALL WELCOME
Please contact Sno-Eagles President, Howard Wolf at 262.442.4876 to volunteer for any event.

Snowmobile Information:

Handy Snowmobile Links

Wisconsin Snowmobile Registration
Discount Trail Pass for Snowmobile Club Members – $10
Standard Wisconsin Trail Pass – $30
Out of State Trail Pass – $50
Vilas County Map It Trail App GPS style app of all trails in Vilas Cty.  Plus includes the brown 3 digit emergency numbering system. If an emergency happens call 911 & give them that number.  Find you quicker.
Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS) Gives you trails groomed in last 24, 48 & 96 hours