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Iron County gets jump on opening snowmobile trails


December 8, 2018


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While Iron County opened its snowmobile trails this week, other Wisconsin counties will wait until Dec. 15 to do so.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials said lack of snow and trail easements beginning on Dec. 15 are factors in the counties’ plans.

While Iron County has received nearly 50 inches of snow and there’s about a foot on the ground, snowmobilers weren’t exactly flocking to Hurley yet on Friday, as the trail news hadn’t spread downstate.

About 80 miles of trails were opened initially, but not all of the county’s tr...

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