Top 12 Snowmobile Trails in Northwest Wisconsin

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If you love winter and moving at a faster pace, then you'll definitely want to adventure down these scenic and thrilling snowmobile trails in Northwest Wisconsin. The Northwoods of Wisconsin is the perfect place to experience some of the best snowmobiling in the nation. From beginners to seasoned veterans - there's a trail for you.

Trail 17

Iron County
Iron County offers miles of snowmobile trails that are groomed to perfection by the Mercer Sno-Goers and White Thunder Riders Snowmobile Clubs in conjunction with the Iron County Forestry Department. Trail 17 will connect snowmobilers from Hurley to Mercer. While traveling along, there are many interior trails that give riders scenic views, the Giant Loon, Plummer Mine, B47 Memorial Site and Saxon Harbor, Lake Superior.  Visit www.hurleywi.com or www.mercercc.com for trail reports, maps, places to stay and things to do.

Gandy Dancer state Trail

Burnett County
Winters in Burnett County are arguably the most exciting and refreshing time to be an outdoor enthusiast. Withvover 300 miles of groomed trailways, an entire day spent snowmobiling the county is not unheard of. With many restaurants located along the trail system, stop- ping in for a hot chocolate or bite to eat couldn’t be more convenient. Bring your own sled or stop by one of our sports outfitters for a rental sled.

Trail 63 North

Bayfield County
Bayfield County winters are made for outdoor recreation! Get away from it all and enjoy the incredible scenery on over 600 miles of groomed trails and over 1000 miles of un-groomed forest roads. With frequent opportunities to stop at both scenic vistas and great restaurants, this is a trip you've got to take!

Trail #63 in Seeley Hills area

Sawyer County
Sawyer County received their Snowmobile Friendly Community status in 2019.  Ride trail #63 in the Seeley Hills Area and catch the breathtaking winter views by winding through fields, state and national forests. Explore hundreds of miles of groomed and maintained trails that provide great food, beverages, lodging and fuel to keep you going.

Scenic Trail 133 North

Rusk County
The breathtaking Blue Hills are waiting to be explored! Scenic trail 133 North takes you through a winter wonderland filled with frosty pines and other treasures hidden in the Blue Hills. Take a break at one of the two warming shelters, or continue on the trail which offers easy access to the Tuscobia trail. Adventure is always abundant here in Rusk County.

Tri-County Recreational Corridor

Ashland County
The Tri-County Recreational Corridor, a 62-mile stretch of abandoned railroad right-of-way running from Ashland to Superior, is ALWAYS OPEN. Snowmobiling in Ashland County is always an exciting adventure!

Club 40

Chippewa County
Chippewa County offers snowmobile enthusiasts over 500 miles of snowmobile trails to ride on. The variety of landscapes that the trails cover is what makes them so fun and exciting. While riding our trails check out the glacial formations, rolling hills, and the beautiful wooded forests. This trail system travels through Chippewa County and connects with many other county trails with the opportunity to travel by snowmobile statewide.

Trail 39/8 Loop

Washburn County
While the entire Washburn County snowmobile trail system offers spectacular views of the Northwoods, a local favorite is the Trail 39/8 loop northeast of Trego. After leaving Trego on the Wild Rivers State Trail, you'll cross over the Namekagon River: Wisconsin's Moving National Park before heading northeast on Trail 39. Trail 39 and Trail 8 wind through dense county forest land offering a glimpse into the deep forests of Washburn County.

Trail 27 & Trail 7

Douglas County
Douglas County has over 300 miles of groomed snowmobile and winter ATV trails. Just off the Wild Rivers Corridor Trail, The Trail 27 & Trail 7 system is a must ride! This trail system begins in Solon Springs and loops around Lake St. Croix and brings you through beautiful woods and by breathtaking lakes and streams!

Cattail Trail

Barron County
With other 300 miles of snowmobile trails you'll definitely want to take an adventure down the Cattail Trail. Originating in Almena and continuing west into Polk County to Amery (approximately 22.0 miles), the trail is open to snowmobiling whenever snow-covered.

Trail #111

Price County
One very popular trail in this area is the Trail #111 in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest east of Park Falls.  The scenery is fantastic, and to quote the U.S. Forest Service:  "It's awesome out here.  Winters are just better on the Forest!"

Gandy Dancer State Trail

Polk County
Polk County welcomes you to enjoy winter with us. Polk County is home to over 360 miles of groomed snowmobile trails ranging from remote trails to the Gandy Dancer State Trail. This 98-mile recreation trail follows the railroad grade from St. Croix Falls north to Superior. These trails offer breathtaking winter vistas as they pass through the forest and farms of Polk County.
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