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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – March 2, 2019

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: Plenty of SNOW over a hard ice base
Date of Report: March 2, 2019
Area Report:


March 2 2019 7:00am  – 13  – High 20

3-4 inches of new SNOW over night.  High of 20 today but then moving into colder daytime highs & below zero zero every night until Wednesday or Thursday.  Not much sunshine which is great for the trails.

Grooming continued with all trails groomed except Trail 1 that goes to the Eagle Lake boat launch over night.  Trails are Very Good & even Excellent.  With the deep SNOW no blow out in the corners but there is a lot of loose SNOW.  Slow down.  The deep SNOW has many deer are laying along side the trails for cover & they are walking down the trails for easier travel.  Again slow down as they just pop up & run across the trail.

Here are other important updates:

Trail 10W/13N aka Wisconsin River Bridge Trail has reopened.  Please use caution.

There is 1 logging operations going on where there is a need to use parts of the trails. Trail 13N by Deep Lake Rd. Plus utility work on 7 near Sugar Camp on the high line.

The snowbanks at driveway crossing & road crossings are very very high. Road crews are still out winging road banks.  With clean up continuing & expect some blocked road & driveway crossings.  Please stop & cross with caution.

Still seeing some signs buried in the deep SNOW mostly at the crossing where the snowbank are very high.  

EAGLE LAKE TRAIL & CATFISH LAKE TRAIL ARE MARKED & OPEN. Lakes are drifted & lots & lots of slush under the SNOW.  Drifting on Eagle Lake it much worse than on Catfish Lake.

The 2 one-way trail areas are 10E from the ERRA Sports Arena all the way out to Nicolet Mini Mart.  The other is the 13’s up near Buckatabon Bridge & Bauer’s Dam area.  Please be aware that for now signs will be buried in many locations.  PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK A MAP SO YOU KNOW THE LOCATION OF THESE TRAILS.

See ya on the trails. Give the groomers 2 thumbs up!

Holly Tomlanovich
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club


News and Reports:

Wednesday & Thursday – Trail Rides – Meet at the Historic Railroad Depot on “the grade” Trail 13/3 at 9am.  Contact Club Pres., Howard Wolf 262.442.4876
Tuesday, March 5 – Sno-Eagles Board meeting – 6pm – Snowmobile Hall of Fame – Hwy 45N
Saturday & Sunday, March 9 & 10 – USSA Series Snowmobile Race – World Championship Derby Complex
Thursday, March 21 – General Member meeting – 6:30pm gathering with 7pm meeting – Eagle Waters Resort
SNO(Saturday Night Out) – Pike’s Pine Isle – 5:30pm gathering with 6pm dinner – 1261 Pine Isle Rd, Three Lakes

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.