Trail Report: Manitowish Waters
Reported By: Barry Hopkins
Date of Report: 02/09/2016
Trail Conditions: Very Good
Snow Cover: 10″ – 14″
Area Report: Snow, snow and more snow! Trails are in very good condition.
News & Events: The Winterfest Rendezvous is this Saturday at Rest Lake Park. We have a lot of great raffle items, ice fishing, concessions, drawing for our 2016 Ski Doo Renegade Sport 600. Live music by Kyle Mertz & Fireworks. Register for ice fishing at Townline Sports or The Lakeland True Value Hardware store in Manitowish Waters.
The Manitowish Waters Sno-Skeeters snowmobile club was founded in 1968 and is one of the oldest snowmobile clubs in existence today in Wisconsin. Located in the very northwest corner of Vilas county, Manitowish Waters borders the Lake Superior snow-belt country. With average snowfalls of 150 inches and over 25 miles of professionally groomed trails, the area is one of Vilas County’s top winter vacation areas.
The Manitowish Waters trail system is a unique hub network directly linking into 5 other trail systems. With Minocqua/Woodruff to our south, St. Germain/Eagle River to our southeast, Lake Gogebic to our north, Presque Isle/Winchester to our northeast, Mercer and Hurley to our northwest and Lac du Flambeau/Price County to our west, our area residents and guests can choose from a variety of daily or overnight destinations for scenic riding with excellent pit stops along the way.
The Manitowish Waters Sno-Skeeters maintain an active grooming schedule for the area’s trail system. Coordinated efforts with the surrounding communities provide continuous smoothly-groomed trails in this northwest sector. The Sno-Skeeters own and operate some of the newest grooming equipment on the market today. Support the club by attending their special events or contributing to the “trail pigs” at local establishments along the trails. Or show your support by becoming a member!
Enjoy, and please ride responsibly and safely!
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