Trail Report: Ashland County
Reported By: Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce
Date of Report: 02/12/2016
Trail Conditions: Excellent
Snow Cover: 4 to 16 inches
Area Report: The snowmobile trails throughout Ashland County are OPEN, groomed and in very good to excellent condition.
Ashland County has received 5-6 inches of fresh snow since Sunday, Feb. 7. More snow is in the forecast for the area along with high temperatures in the teens and single digits. Groomers are busy keeping the county’s more than 220 miles of trails in tip-top shape.
The Tri-County Recreational Corridor from Ashland west to Superior is currently being groomed three times a week and is also in superb shape for riding. It was last groomed on Tuesday, Feb. 9.
NOTE: A temporary detour route has been posted on Trail 9 from Ashland to Sanborn.
The Tri-County Recreational Corridor, a 62-mile stretch of abandoned railroad right-of-way running from Ashland to Superior, is always OPEN in the winter.
Reminder: There is NO snowmobiling allowed from Ashland to Bad River/Odanah as snowmobiling is not permitted on reservation land. However, snowmobiling is allowed from Bad River east to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Please continue to check our website at http://www.travelashlandcounty.com for detailed reports or call the Snowmobile Report Hotline at 1-800-284-9484. (NOTE: If you call before 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, you will reach one of our Chamber staff members who can give you the snowmobile report. If you call after 5 or on the weekends, you will hear the snowmobile hotline recording.)
News & Events: In addition to terrific snowmobiling, Ashland County offers plenty of other great winter activities, including cross-country skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, ice fishing, and sledding. And be sure to check listings on our website, www.travelashlandcounty.com, for information on all of our upcoming outdoor events, including the 20th Annual Book Across the Bay, a nighttime cross-country ski race and snowshoe trek across the frozen surface of Lake Superior, set for this Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.
If you would like a Snowmobile Map/Brochure for Ashland County, let us know and we will be happy to mail one out to you. Please call us at 715/682-2500 or toll-free at 1-800-284-9484.