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Trail Report – : Eagle River, Wisconsin – January 25, 2021

Reporter:Holly t
Trail Conditions: Fair
Snow Cover: 2-10 inches snow & base total
Date of Report: January 25, 2021
Area Report:

January 25  – 5:01pm Currently 16 – High of 21 today – Low tonight 5

 Trails Fair to Good
GTS Trails app shows groomers out in the last 24 hours
10/13 “grade” in town to Hwy G, 17N, 1N, alt13S, 10E incl 1S & 9mile, 10/7 N & W

Groomers were out last night grooming many of the trails in & around Eagle River. With the cold temps overnight the trails should helped lay a really nice trail with loose SNOW on top. Corners are icy.  Best riding with most SNOW is still Northwest & east of town.  It’s still Adventure Sledding.  All kinds of conditions out there. 

Sledding traffic picked up on Saturday.  Many riders out all over.

Trail 3N aka Manske Swamp is now open. This trail is a cut across between 13N & 17N.
Off trail riding continues to be a problem throughout Vilas county.  What this is doing is jeopardizing trail easements & will cause trail section closures.  Please once again stay on marked trails.

Last week off trail riding on Catfish lake took the life of a snowmobiler.  He was no where near the barrels that are placed on Catfish & Eagle by businesses on those lakes. To include the spur to Eagle Waters. This was completely avoidable. Please stay by the markers to be safe. Entire lakes are NOT safe.

ONEIDA COUNTY trails open at noon Tuesday, January 26.  No word on FOREST COUNTY.


Holly Tomlanovich
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Snowmobile Information:

Wisconsin Snowmobile Registration
Discount Trail Pass for Snowmobile Club Members – $10 – Time to join a club!
Standard Wisconsin Trail Pass – $30
Out of State Trail Pass – $50
Newly Updated Vilas County Map It Trail App GPS style app of all trails in Vilas Cty.  Plus includes the brown 3 digit (pictured on the right) emergency numbering system. If an emergency happens call 911 & give them that number.  Find you quicker.
Newly Updated Groomer Tracking Systems (GTS) Gives you trails groomed in last 24, 48 & 96 hours
AWSC – Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs
DNR Snowmobiling Helpful Information