blanketed forests filled with the sights and sounds of
the Wisconsin Northwoods is what allures many
snowmobilers to Iron County. Boasting nearly 200 inches
of snow annually and over 450 miles of meticulously
groomed trails, Iron County provides many great reasons
to set your sights on this beautiful county for your
next riding adventure. Riders can also experience the
mining heritage of days gone by with many remnants of
how Iron County received its name.
here for a current Snowmobiling Trail Conditions Report
popular snowmobile hub located in southeastern Iron
County, is a great place to begin your riding adventure.
This area has trails radiating in all directions for
snowmobilers to enjoy along with ample accommodations.
choice trail of interest is Corridor 8, which travels
west of Mercer past Lake of the Falls scenic area and
the Turtle Flambeau Flowage. This trail meanders through
beautifully wooded well groomed trails on its way toward
Ashland County. Nature loving riders enjoy an adventure
on Trail 19 as it winds through the Northern Highland
American Legion State Forest south to Manitowish
offering scenery snowmobilers must experience to
the destination of choice for many riders wishing to
enjoy a delicious meal or rest after a long day on the
trails in one of many comfortable lodging
accommodations. It is close to the famous Red Light
Snowmobile Rally every December, the first snowmobiling
event of the season.
interest throughout this county are numerous. A few
favorites are Corridor 2 northwest of Hurley which
passes near Rock Cut Gorge, a popular scenic point of
interest, along a scenic journey toward Saxon. Another
is a trek on Trail 3 to quaint Saxon Harbor nestled on
the shores of majestic Lake Superior.
on Corridor 17 guides riders south along the Upper
Michigan border past beautiful Pine Lake. This trail
crosses many rivers and creeks offering excellent
viewing of wildlife and the natural splendor common to
Iron County. Trail 77 takes a southwestern course
through the rich historic iron mining towns of Montreal,
Pence and Iron Belt with a unique opportunity to view
the Plummer Mine Headframe. This is the only remaining
mine headframe in Wisconsin.
southern section of Iron County, Springstead located on
Trail 182, welcomes riders to enjoy well marked trails
that wander through dense snow covered forests for a
unique winter experience.
County, filled with wonderful scenery and rich iron
mining heritage, is an excellent choice to spend a week
or weekend exploring all this area has to offer.
Snowmobilers will be able to experience fine dining
choices along with comfortable lodging accommodations
and snowmobile rentals.