Current Trail Conditions as of Saturday, March 23rd
Official Report from Washburn County Forestry:
All Washburn County Snowmobile trails are CLOSED for the season.
Make sure you get your new trail map by visiting washburncounty.org/contact/
Cross Country Skiing:
Beaver Brook Wildlife Area: 3/19/19 - Trails will no longer be groomed for the remainder of the season. Dogs are welcome … enjoy the remaining snow!!
College Street/Spooner City Park: 3/22/19 - Trails are no longer being groomed. Spring skiing is spotty at best. The middle of the day, the trail is still soft enough to ski on, but not too soft.
Heartwood Conference Center: 3/20/19 - All trails have been groomed for both skate and classic skiing, all are in good condition. Get out and enjoy the trails!
Nordic Woods: 3/18/19 - The trail system is open and available for use at this time. Trails will remain ungroomed for the remainder of the season. Trail conditions are poor, due to the freeze/thaw weather conditions.
Totogatic Ski Trails: 3/18/19 - The trail system is open and available for use at this time. Trails will remain ungroomed for the remainder of the season. Trail conditions are poor, due to the freeze/thaw weather conditions.
Winter Fat Biking:
College Street/Spooner City Park: 3/22/19 - Fair late season fat biking can be found; you will encounter a mix of soft spots and ice.
Wild Cat Bike Trails: 3/19/19 – Wild Cat was groomed prior to the rain; it remains good in many areas but has some snowshoe ruts frozen in it. You can expect fair late season conditions with icy spots.
College Street/Spooner City Park: 3/22/19 - Fair late season snowshoeing can be found; you will encounter a mix of soft spots and ice.
Wild Cat Mountain Bike Trail: 3/22/19 – Fair late season snowshoeing can be found; you will encounter a mix of soft spots and ice.
Heartwood Conference Center: 3/2/19 – The conditions are perfect for a fun snowshoe excursion with this last big snow, you may choose a trail through the woods or just trek across our private lake.
Spring ATV Use:
Washburn County ATV trails will be closed beginning on Wednesday, March 20th. The only exceptions to this spring closure are the Wild River Trail and the Railroad Grade to Shell Lake, which remain open unless DNR Fire Danger is rated at Very High or Higher. Please refer to the below link for current fire danger status.
Normal spring trail closure runs through the first Friday before Memorial Weekend. ATV trails will re-open Saturday morning of Memorial Weekend. In units of the Forest open for motorized uses, ATVs/UTVs are also prohibited now through the first Friday before Memorial Weekend.
Please note that motorcycles and dirt bikes are NOT permitted on our trails.
Land use agreements with private landowners for snowmobile trails do not permit the use of ATV's at any time of the year.
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CALL 1-800-367-3306 FOR TRAIL CONDITIONS 24/7