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Conover, Wisconsin

Trail Conditions: Closed
Snow Cover: 3”
Date of Report: February 19, 2024
Area Report:

Vilas County Snowmobile trails remain closed at this time. 

Wish there was better news, it has been cold last few days, but temps are rising. We hit high 30s during the daytime hours. Forecast is for upper 40s later this week. And there is no snow in the future. This has been one of the top 3 lowest snow falls on record. 

We continue to have weekly meetings at our local establishments to help support them during this time. Check out the Conover Sno-Buddies Facebook page for weekly stops. This week is Dublin, Club 45, Bauer’s Dam, and Twin Lake Pub. 

Our Poker Run has 2 weeks to go, so make sure you get your cards filled and turned into Twin Lake Pub for your chance to win. 

Landover ATV Club continues to do weekend rides and Dublin Sports Bar is doing another weekend Poker Run. Stop by to get a card. All funds from the Dublin poker run go back to the winners. 

News and Reports:

To see where our groomer is at, visit the Groomer Tracker app at

For every sign up to the app to view Conover Sno-Buddies groomers, half of the cost comes back to the Conover Sno-Buddies. 

Snowmobile Information:

December 22nd thru March 2nd – Annual Poker Run

February 21st, 2024 – Vilas County Snowmobile Alliance Meeting

February 24th, 2024 – Landover ATV ride. See their Facebook page for times and destinations.

March 2nd, 2024 – Poker Run Wrap Party at Twin Lake Pub

March 12th, 2024 – General Meeting at Bauer’s Dam

March 17th, 2024 – St Paddy’s Corned Beef & Cabbage Fundraiser at Club 45

Snowmobiling Information

You can find detailed trail maps here for Vilas County Trails. You can get all the information about regulations and registration from Wisconsin DNR. Safety should be your first priority know all the safety measures by clicking Wisconsin DNR.
To see where the Groomer is at, check out  Groomer Tracker  Half the cost of the app comes back to Conover Sno-Buddies to support grooming operations. 

Discover the exhilaration of a winter wonderland! There are over 70 miles of groomed snowmobile trails in Conover alone, that link up to a network of over 500 miles of trails in Vilas County. 80 miles of X-country skiing trails abound in the Nicolet National Forest.

Anyone can easily travel North into the Upper Penninsula of Michigan, or head South to watch the World Championship Snowmobile Derby. We invite everyone to join us for what is nationally recognized as some of the finest snowmobiling in the Midwest !!!

If you are going snowmobiling for a fun-filled and exciting winter adventure, then make sure to mark Conover in Wisconsin as a must-stop location. It has more than 70 miles of well-groomed and maintained snowmobile trails. While you may think that it does not sound like a lot that is not the case. These trials link you up and give you access to the 500 miles of trails that you can find in Vilas County. And if you want a little skiing action as well Conover links you with the 80 miles of skiing trails that are located in the Nicolet National forest as well. While the snowmobiling options in Conover specifically are more than adequate themselves but the main selling point of planning a snowmobiling trip to Conover is the convenience and freedom that it is going to offer you. It is going to put you in the ideal location from where you can ride your snowmobile to hundreds of adjoining trials. It is the perfect intersection for some of the country’s best trails. If you want to you can head north towards the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where you can indulge in all the winter fun that your heart desires. You can go to Lake Superior; you can take a trip to the Eben Ice Caves or you can visit the breathtaking Keweenaw. It is all up to you. If you head down towards the south from Conover, you can see the World Championship Snowmobile Derby which is hosted in Eagle River. Conover is a great spot for a winter vacation if you want to keep your options open. There is also the Conover-Phelps Trail that you need to know about. It connects both these communities and makes for a stunning snowmobile trail in the winters. It passes through wetlands and woodlands making for a very scenic ride. Towards its west end, this trail leads you towards the Conover Community Park which means that you get to experience 3 water crossings just in the first half. If you follow this route to the end it takes you to Song Hill Lane. There are plans to expand this trail all the way along County Highway K towards the downtown of Phelps. When this trial is complete it will be a total of 11 miles in length. All in all, Conover is a great spot for a snowmobiling vacation not only because of the easy access it provides to adjoining towns and trials but also because it a rich land full of lakes, rivers, and forests. The variety of landscape that it has to offer makes for a memorable snowmobiling experience in the winters.