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Trail Report – : Superior – Douglas County, Wisconsin – February 28, 2020

Trail Conditions: Good
Snow Cover: Still up to a foot in most areas
Date of Report: February 28, 2020
Area Report:

Winter Snowmobile and All-Season Trails (As of 2/28/2020)

Currently, ALL of Douglas County trails are open. As temperatures start to warm up, please watch for trail closures in the updates. Please note, deer have been reported on trails, so please keep an eye out while traveling. 

PLEASE check the trail you intend to use is open and do not trespass on private property. It is critical that we respect the landowners who allow us to utilize their property.  It just takes one owner to deny the use of their land for a trail to be permanently shut down, so please be courteous and wait for the trails to officially open. 

The following all-season trails are currently open to ATV, UTV, and Snowmobiles: 

SW Quadrant 

Open Trails
Trail 5 – Groomed last week
Trail 5A – Groomed last week
Trail 930 – Groomed 
Trail 935 – Groomed 
Trail 835 – Groomed 
Trail 925 – Groomed 
Trail 9 – Groomed north of Cummings Rd. (Watch for logging north of Hwy. M.)

SE Quadrant

Open trails: 
Wild Rivers Trail (Trail 35) – Groomed 
Trails 27B – Groomed
Trail 27C – Groomed 
Trails 41S – Groomed 
Trail 41B – Groomed 
Trail 217 – Groomed last week
Trail 41 WRT to the Warming Shack – Groomed (Watch for logging)
Trail 727 – Groomed last week
Trail 17N – Groomed 
Trail 17S – Groomed (Use caution on Creek crossings)
Trail 7 – Groomed 
Trail 27 – Groomed 
Trail 3  – Groomed 
Trail 5 – Groomed
Trail 541 – Groomed

NE Quadrant

Trail 1 – Groomed
Trail 2 – Groomed
Trail 4 – Groomed
Trail 6 – Groomed
Trail 24 – Groomed
Trail 27/27A – Groomed
Trail 35 (WRT) – Groomed
Trail 235 – Groomed

A few scattered dirty spots are showing in a few places, but most areas the trails are still in good condition. Some road routes are starting to burn off. Groomers are avoiding the logging job between HWY D and Trail 24. Watch for logging on Trail 6 and Trail 4. 

NW Quadrant

Open Trails:
Gandy Dancer Trail – Groomed (watch for deer crossing between Moen Road and County Road BB)
Saunders Grade Trail – Groomed
Wrenshall Grade – Groomed
Trail 0 – Groomed 
Trail 28 – Groomed 
Cross-Town Connector –  Groomed
4/41 from the Warming Shack West – Groomed 

Click here for a downloadable map of open trails.

Cross Country Ski Trails (As of 2/25/2020)

Douglas County Ski Trails – The ski trails have been groomed on 2/19 and are in fair condition. The trails will be evaluated next week for condition and grooming.

Superior Municipal Forest – Note – The Purple and Yellow trails will be used for Stride, Ride Glide, Tri this Sunday, March 1 from 6 am – 2 pm.  42nd Street will also be closed to all non-event traffic during that time. The red/green and blue trails will be open. All trails are groomed with good conditions. 

Pattison State Park –  Groomed and tracked 2/21 and are in excellent condition. Full track depth throughout, with 19 inches base over 24 inches of snow in the woods. Vehicle admission to the park is required. (Last updated on 2/21)

Brule River After Hours Trail –  The Entire trail system is groomed and tracked. Conditions are good to excellent. 

For further information, please contact the Douglas County Forestry Department at 715-378-2219 Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm excluding Holidays.