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Trail Report: Eagle River, Wisconsin – December 21, 2016

Trail Conditions: Early Season
Snow Cover: 3 inch base - 9+- snow
Date of Report: December 21, 2016
Area Report:

Sno-Eagles Trails Open
Fair to Good Early Riding Condition

Nightly grooming continues with the BR-180 and the T-5 New Holland.  Running 2 shifts.  One starting at 4pm-10pm and second 10pm-3am covering 90% of the system each night.

Catfish Lake Loop and Eagle Lake Trails are still closed.

SNOW moving in this morning.  2-3 inches.  Temps have popped up so it should be wet snow.  Next best day for SNOW is Friday.  As for Christmas Day it is a wait & see.

Going out riding today so I’ll have a detailed report of what I see in tomorrow’s report.

Oneida County Trails which includes Three Lakes & Sugar Camp open yesterday at noon.  Forest County Trails which are off of Trail 10 opening on Friday at 9am.

Here is Trail Boss report:

“Early season riding conditions exist, surface is hard packed, swamps may be slushy.  USE CAUTION.

  • Town Run – Trl 13S – Not groomed
  • Town Run – Alt Trl 13S – Groomed
  • St. Germain – Trl 70W – Groomed
  • Sayner – Trl 10W – Groomed
  • Conover – Trl 13N – Groomed – Somes areas not groomed, packed with snowmobile
  • Town (South, North) – Trl 17/7 – Not groomed , packed with snowmobile
  • Anvil Lake – Trl 10E – Not groomed
  • Town Run – 17N/3N – Groomed
  • Gramp&Grahm Trail – Trl 1 – Groomed
  • Manske Swamp – Trl 3 – Not groomed. Passable by sled USE CAUTION
  • WI River Bridge – 10W – Not groomed. Passable by sled, Trail packed
  • Catfish Lake Loop – Off Trl 10E – Marked Closed-DO NOT CROSS
  • Eagle Lake Trail – Trl 1 – Marked Closed-DO NOT CROSS”

 Grooming Schedule – Should be grooming everyday this week. Weather permitting. Stay tuned!
Report Trail Issues to Trail Boss Brian Scheid
715.891.2332 –

Keep THINKING COLD and Doin’ The Snow Dance!

Did you remember to register your sled & buy trail passes?

I going ridin’. See ya on the trails!

Holly Tomlanovich
Communications Chair
Sno-Eagles, Inc.
Phone Trail Updates 715.479.5185

News and Reports:

MONTHLY MEETINGS 6:30pm Snacks – Meeting at 7pm – All Welcome!

  • January 19 – Eagle River Inn (3 west of Eagle River near the 70W bridge)
  • February 16 – Eddie B’s White Spruce (Hwy 45N at the bridge)
  • March 16 – Eagle Waters (Hwy 70E to Rangeline Rd-follow the signs)
  • April 20 – Gordo’s (Hwy 45N across from Holiday North Gas Station)

BOARD MEETINGS 7pm at the International Snowmobile Hall of Fame (Hwy 45N next door to the World Championship Snowmobile Derby)

  • January-May the 1st Tuesday of the each month

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY TRAIL RIDES – Starting Wednesday, December 21!

  • Meet on Trail 13 (the Grade) in town between Historic Railroad Depot & Friendship House
  • 9am departure


  • $2 each or 3/$5 available from Sno-Eagles, Eagle River Chamber office & many businesses in Eagle River
  • Prizes – 1st prize SkiDoo MXZE 600 or CanAm Outlander 570. 2nd prize 55′ Flat panel TV or $500. 3rd prize Wkend at Eagle Waters Resort + dinner. 4th prize Wkend at Wild Eagle Lodge.