Trail Reports

Snowmobile Trails
Oconto County Snowmobile Trails - All Oconto County Snowmobile Trails Close on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at 11:59 PM.  It's the end of snowmobile season in Oconto County! We want to thank all the riders who have enjoyed our trails this season. It's time to hang up the sleds until next year. Have a safe and happy offseason!

Tubing Hills
Oconto Falls Tubing Hill - Closed for the season!

Downhill Skiing
Paul Bunyan Ski Hill - Skiing on Saturdays and Sundays 10-4.

Cross Country Ski Trails
Machickanee Cross Country Ski Trails - Thursday, March 16, 2023

The Machickanee Ski Trails were groomed and track set yesterday morning.  The trails are in very good condition yet.  Get out and enjoy them while you can. 
Lakewood Cross Country Ski Trails - Monday, March 20, 2023

On Saturday, the trail was groomed from the golf course to Sullivan Spring Rd. (not including the hills between 1-4.5k).  Track was reset in some areas; other track remained from grooming the previous week.  The track on the golf course is mostly blown over due to recent light snow and wind.
We've had more than 40" of snow in the past three weeks, and our base is deep with full coverage.
There is no more grooming planned for the balance of the season.  Our volunteer groomers have worked on the trail at least twice weekly since mid-December.  Thank you for sharing your time and talent with your fellow skiers!
If you have not visited the Lakewood trails before, be sure to review the parking areas on the trail map (see our website or Facebook group) before your visit. Google map is not reliable.


ATV/UTV Trails
Oconto County ATV/UTV Trails - Oconto County ATV/UTV trails open the last Saturday in April (weather permitting) and close the first Sunday of November.

As ATV/UTV season approaches, we would like to remind you of the importance of safety while operating your ATVs/UTVs on the trail system in Oconto County. The first thing ATV/UTV riders should do when riding in Oconto County is to read the over-and-above restrictions that are in place for the area. It is essential to be aware of the specific regulations that are in effect for the county, as these may differ from other counties and states. Knowing the details of these restrictions can help riders stay safe, avoid fines, and ensure that they are following the law.
We urge all ATV and UTV operators to exercise caution and be mindful of other trail users. Respect the right of way of other users and yield as necessary. Pay particular attention to blind curves, hills, and crossing traffic. Do not exceed the speed limit, which is posted along the trails.
Remember to wear the appropriate safety gear, such as a helmet, eye protection, and other protective gear, which is also important. Children should always be supervised when operating an ATV or UTV, and all riders should be aware of the appropriate age requirements for operating a motorized vehicle on the trail system.
We hope that everyone enjoys the trails responsibly and safely. Thank you for your cooperation.

Horse Trails
Machickanee Forest - Horse - Oconto County Machickanee Horse trails will close on Sunday, November 6, 2022, at the end of the day.
Please check the Outback Riders of Wisconsin Facebook page, for the most up-to-date trail condition information. 
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Forest & Parks Department at 920-834-6995.