Trail Conditions: Poor
Snow Cover: 1-4 inches with conditions deteriorating rapidly.
Date of Report: March 19, 2018
It is critical that we respect the landowners who allow us to use their property. Please review the information below carefully before riding to confirm that you are using open trails.
Please note that the connecting Crosstown Trail through the Superior City Limits has been closed.
*As of 8:00 am local time, Monday, March 19, all Douglas County Forestry Department trails will officially close for the season due to warming temperatures and deteriorating trail conditions. *
Also, all Year-Round Recreation trails will temporarily close at that time except for the following trail segments:
- Gandy Dancer Trail – MN/WI Stateline to Patzau
- Saunders Grade – MN/WI Stateline to Schallameir Road parking lot
- Wild Rivers Trail – Douglas Co./Washburn Co. line to a point 500 feet north of County Highway “Y”
- Wild Rivers Trail – North Trailhead parking lot (CTH “A”) to the Harroun Road
Douglas County Ski Trails
The Douglas County Cross Country Ski Trails are open, but are no longer being groomed as trails are deteriorating.
The Superior Municipal Forest Cross Country Ski Trails as of March 13 have been recently groomed, and there is still snow on most of the trail, however bare patches are beginning to show up and grow with warmer temperatures.
Pattison State Park has been groomed, but please watch for bare spots as the weather continues to warm-up.
Brule River After Hours Ski Trail as of March 17 were groomed and in fair condition. Bare spots are beginning to pop up, so please watch out for them as they grow.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE DOUGLAS COUNTY FORESTRY AT 715 378 2219 DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS OF 8 AM TO 4:30 PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY (EXCLUDING HOLIDAYS). Or Check on Line at www.douglascountywi.org under the Forestry Department tab.