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Trail Report For: Tomahawk – 01/21/2016

Trail Report: Tomahawk

Reported By: JLA

Date of Report: 01/21/2016

Trail Conditions: Early Season

Snow Cover: 5-8 inches

Area Report: THURSDAY, JANUARY 21,2016

According to the Lincoln County Forestry, Land and Parks Department ZONE 1 on the Lincoln County snowmobile map is OPEN.

There are 2(two) exceptions: Segment of Corridor 17 west of Pankow’s Bar,crossing Hwy 107 and the Wisconsin River, and Corridor 19 south of Hwy 86 in the Spirit Falls area.

Trails designated as winter ATV trails in these areas are not open..

ALL Zone 2 and 3 state funded snowmobile and winter ATV trails will remain CLOSED at this time.

PLEASE stay on marked trails and OBEY the warnings and signs. Some lakes and swamps may not be completely frozen.

The Department reminds that the Hiawatha is not open to ATV use, and that the trail will likely be rough due to early season conditions. One other reminder we received from local clubs: please stay off trails that are closed. You not only disrupt the base, but also risk a $250 fine.


With the exception of the trail closures listed below, the remainder of the Oneida County State Funded Snowmobile Trail System (as administered by the Oneida County Forestry, Land, & Outdoor Recreation Department)are OPEN.

All Hodag / Rhinelander Area trails will open Friday, January 8,2016.

Three Lakes Area trails are open, EXCEPT:

Trail 13 from Rice Lake Road to the Sugar Camp Trail 217 (TIN 122 to 127)

The Following Oneida County Trails will remain closed until conditions permit.

Willow Region Area:
The segment of Trail 5 from Lincoln/Oneida County Line north to the intersection of Trails 5 and 8.
Minocqua Forest Riders Area

1.Trail 5 remains closed from Trail Intersection Number (TIN)-618 to TIN-658
2.Trail 5A remains closed from TIN-651 to TIN-654
3.Trail 5B remains closed from TIN-656 to TIN-662

All lake trails in Oneida County remain closed and are considered unsafe until they have been clearly marked by a local snowmobile club.

These trails will remain closed until conditions permit. Oneida County assumes no liability for the safety of lake trails.

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