Trail Status Great to Excellent Condition
Last Groomed January 15
Base Snow 15 inches
Latest Report January 15, 2020
Our trail system as a whole is in great to excellent condition.
Trail 12 is now groomed and in good condition, we did run into wet areas but all filled in nice.
Trail 13 is in great condition.
Trail 9 is in great condition.
Trail 9 C is in good condition.
Trail 11 is in great condition.
Trail 14 is in great condition.
Trail 17 N and 17 S are in great condition.
Trails 12 A&B are in great condition.
Trail 51E is in great condition.
Trail 19 is in great condition.
Trail 19B is now in great condition.
Trails 10 and 10A are in great condition.
Trail 182 is in fair to good condition.
Trail 20 is in great condition.
Trails 10E and 8A are in great condition.
Trail 8 is in great condition.
The Flowage is marked from Gateway Lodge to Murray’s Landing.
Fisher Lake is marked to Island View Lodge.
Every trail in Mercer is open.
Reminder that our largest fundraiser of the year our 13th annual Winter Blast is this Saturday, January 18th from 8am-Midnight. Pancake Breakfast, Pig Roast, Raffles, Groomer Rides, Beer, food served all day, Vintage Sled Show 10am-2pm, Live Band 7pm-11pm. You won’t want to miss this one!
Trails are in great condition, we have been getting colder temps at night which is helping to firm up the trails very nice. We have been having the groomers out nonstop and they are reporting perfect conditions. Trails that are still closed include corridor 8, trail 12 from 12B intersection to Swamp Creek rd, we are hoping to have progress on that trail in the very near future. Fisher Lake to Island View Lodge is marked and the Turtle-Flambeau Flowage is marked from THE GATEWAY LODGE to Donner’s Bay Resort. Please stay on the marked trails on our lakes. Stay safe, ride right, use hand signals, and have fun.
It’s getting cold and we are getting snow! Trails are starting to harden up, we have people out checking the trails all day today, and we will be out grooming later tonight! We are getting a lot of questions about trail conditions so pass this around.
We do have good news ahead, we have a winter storm watch Monday morning into Monday evening calling for 9-15 inches of snow along with colder temperatures.
Our trails are fair right now and will remain open.
We will update on any conditions change.
Trails remain in great condition despite some warmer temperatures. We have groomed through most of our swamps which means we are pretty much on a normal grooming schedule. These are the best conditions this time of year in recent memory so get up here and ride. Trails 19B, 12 from 12B to Swamp Creek Rd, and 182 from the Frontier to Price County still remain closed at this time. We should have news on our lakes shortly so stay tuned. Merry Christmas everybody!
Updated Trail Report
17N-310rd groomed and in great condition
17S-Vilas Cty groomed and in great condition
51E-Vilas Cty groomed and in great condition “wet spot by bridge by our turn around”
19-Fisher Lake rd groomed and in great condition
10E groomed and in great condition
10 groomed and in great condition
12A groomed and in great condition
12B groomed and in great condition
8A partially groomed good condition but some wet spots
8 groomed to 8B and in great condition
10A groomed and in great condition
12 CLOSED from 12B-Swamp Creek
182 not groomed but passable
13-12 groomed to 12B and in good condition
9, 11, 14 mostly groomed and in good condition
All of our trails to Vilas County open tomorrow!
Trail Report 12/18/2019
Trails still remain in early season conditions, 10-10a, 12a-12b have been groomed over the swamps and are in great condition. With this cold weather everything is starting to freeze up nice. Everything has been groomed with the exception of 182. Corridor 8/Trail 12 from 12B-Swamp Creek Rd is closed at this time but 12B-12-13-17 is all rideable and now in good condition. We are getting very close to lifting our early season conditions status so come and enjoy our awesome trails!
Trail Report 12/11/2019
Early season conditions still apply, we are still grooming around all swamps and hoping this cold weather yesterday and today helps freeze down our lakes and swamps. We received another 8-10″ of snow on Monday so we have been working to get everything all groomed. The trails are in great condition minus the wet spots in some of the swamps. Riders from last week reported excellent conditions. Trail 13, 51E to Vilas County, and 182 to Price County still remain closed until further notice. Remember early season conditions still apply.
Trail report 12-04-2019
Iron county trail system opens Thursday, December 5th at 8am.
Please expect early season riding, the Flowage and Lake of the Falls are not marked and currently not safe to ride on, we strongly advise to not ride the Flowage or Lake of Falls until it has been marked. Lake traffic is not advised. We have been through a good portion of our swamps with either sleds or our alltrack and they are passable, you will find wet areas so use caution. 17N is groomed and in great condition, we had groomers out on 12A&B, 10, 20, and 19 and they report great conditions but there are still wet areas. Please keep in mind that these are early season conditions. As conditions change through-out this opening weekend we will be posting frequent trail reports.
Trails that are closed