Trail Conditions

Trail Conditions for Washburn County, Wisconsin-ATV, Cross Country Ski, Snowshoe, Mountain Bike, Fat Bike, Snowmobile

 Washburn County

Current Trail Conditions as of Thursday, March 19,  2020


Snowmobile Trails:  

Official Trail Report:   ALL Washburn County Snowmobile Trails are officially CLOSED.





ATV Trails:  

Washburn County ATV Trails are CLOSED as of Monday, March 9th. Due to the spring thaw, a closure for all ATV trails has been adopted. Motor vehicle use on ATV trails is prohibited through the first Friday before Memorial Day Weekend.

ATV Trails will re-open Saturday morning of Memorial Day Weekend. 

In units of the forest open for motorized uses, ATV's are also prohibited now through the first Friday before Memorial Day Weekend. 

The only exceptions to the spring closure are the Wild River State Trail and the Railroad Grade to Shell Lake which remain open unless fire danger is rated at "very high" or higher. Please refer to the link below for fire danger updates:


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All Washburn County Snowmobile Trails remain open at this time with good snow conditions.  Forecast for the coming week calls for warm temperatures and likely significant melting.  Trail conditions report will be updated sometime later today.