STAR JOURNAL REPORT
The Oneida County Forestry, Land and Recreation Department has announced that, with some exceptions, the county-funded trails will be officially open for the season at noon Dec. 21.
The following trail closures will be in effect until further notice:
Minocqua Forest Riders
- Funded Trail 5 is closed from TIN 618 (the intersection of Corridor 10) to TIN 650 (Pine Lake Rd)
- Club Trail 5A is closed from TIN 651 (intersection of Trail 5) to TIN 525 (Flowage Rd).
- Club Trail BB – Club Trail W – Funded Trail Corridor 12 is closed from TIN 667 (Cedar Falls Dr.) to TIN 864 (0.05 miles west of CTH Y).
Three Lakes Trails
- Funded Trail Corridor 13 is closed from TIN 122 (Rice Lake Rd) to TIN 022 (intersection north of Burnham Lk.)
All lake trails in Oneida County remain closed and are considered unsafe until they have been clearly marked by a local snowmobile club. As always, the Oneida County Forestry, Land and Recreation Department recommends staying on clearly marked trails. Always exercise caution when riding a snowmobile. The trails can be in rough, early season condition.
For more detailed information on Oneida County Snowmobile trail riding opportunities, contact the local snowmobile club in the area that you would like to ride, the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, or the Oneida County Forestry, Land and Recreation Department.
Oneida County Snowmobile Council President Jim Wendt can be reached at 715-891-1610, or call the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce 715-365-7464.