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Trail Report – : Merrill, Wisconsin – January 20, 2023

Trail Conditions: Early Season
Snow Cover: 8-10 inches
Date of Report: January 20, 2023
Area Report:

WITH EXCEPTIONS, Lincoln County’s funded snowmobile trails(County Administrated Trails) in Zones 2,3, and 4 will open as of 8:00 AM Saturday January 21, 2023.  In Zone 1, portions of Corridor 19 and Corridor 17 that were previously closed will also open at this time.  Trails in Zone 1 that are already open will remain open.  

Trails remaining closed are as follows: 

  • Trail 86 from Intersection #25 to the Taylor County Line. 
  • Corridor 21 from Hwy M north of Homestead Road to the Taylor County Line. 
  • Trail 10 from the intersection with Trail 10A to the intersection of Hwy 8 and Hwy CC.  The reroute for the closed segment of Trail 10 is Old Eight Rd, which is a Snowmobile Route.


On trails where winter ATV use is permitted, trails must be open to snowmobile use for 7 days before ATV use is allowed. 

All trails are closed to winter ATV use when the temperature is above 28 degrees F.

Trails are in early season condition and may be rough and icy in some areas.

Be aware of Trail Closed signs, stay on marked trails only and respect private land.

Local snowmobile clubs remind riders to stay off lakes and rivers unless a trail has been clearly marked by a club.  If a water body is not marked, it is considered unsafe.

Local snowmobile clubs continue to work on clearing brush from trails resulting from an earlier winter storm.

For up to date Lincoln County trail conditions, log on to: or call our Trail Hotline at 715-539-1033.