Oneida County is home to some of the best snowmobiling in the Midwest. Snowmobilers can explore more than 1,000 miles of trails that reach every corner and community in the county. The trails connect to routes that cross northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, so the trip possibilities are virtually endless. Here are some suggested Oneida County riding spots that won’t disappoint.
Hodag Country is a great hub for snowmobiling in Oneida County, with trails that connect to several surrounding communities. The Hodag Sno-Trails club maintains 140 miles of trails around Rhinelander that offer great riding. Trail 15 is a nice ride – head north, and it will take you through Sugar Camp and on to St. Germain.
Minocqua Area and Tomahawk
The Cross Country Cruisers maintains the Bearskin Trail, a trail on a former railway bed that served the Northwoods in its early days. Today they Bearskin Trail is an important scenic corridor for snowmobiles traveling between Minocqua and Tomahawk.
Three Lakes Area
The Northern Lights Snowmobile Club maintains about 200 miles of trails around Three Lakes. There are nice day trip rides that will take you to surrounding communities to the southwest, including Rhinelander. The trails also connect to snowmobiling attractions to the north in nearby Eagle River.
Snowmobile Clubs in the Area
For maps of snowmobile area trails, please contact the following clubs:
- Forest Riders Snowmobile Club – Minocqua Area
- Cross Country Cruisers – Minocqua Area/Tomahawk
- New-Tom Sno Fleas Snowmobile Club – Lake Tomahawk
- Northern Lights Snowmobile Club – Three Lakes Area
- Rhinelander Hodag Sno-Trails – Rhinelander Area
- Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club – St. Germain