The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Iron County snowmobile trails close for season

 

March 22, 2022

The Weber Creek bridge stands with new decking and railings on snowmobile Trail 13, north of town of Mercer. The bridge was closed from March 7-10 as Iron County Forestry and Parks Department staff replaced the old decking and railings. The photo was provided by the Forestry and Parks Department.

In the aftermath of warm weather and temperatures above 50 degrees this past weekend, the Iron County Snowmobile and ATV/UTV Trails were closed for the winter season at 8 a.m. on Monday.

The Iron County Forestry and Parks Department can legally keep the trails open until March 31, but they closed the trails 10 days early this year because of the warm weather and rain, Office Manager and Trail Coordinator Tara Krall said to the Daily Globe on Monday.

When the rest of the snow melts and the ice gives way, the year-round trails will be re-opened sometime in mid-May depending on the weather con...



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