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Oconto County’s 480 Miles of Snowmobile Trails Offer True “Up North” Riding Experience

Snowmobiling in Oconto County WI

Oconto County has over 480 miles of snowmobile trails that meander throughout the county and national forests for a true “Up North” experience. The well-groomed trails connect to others in Langlade, Forest, and Marinette counties in Wisconsin. You can even ride on up to the Michigan/Wisconsin border.

Pro Tip: Join a Snowmobile Club

The benefits of joining a local club are many! Benefit from expert advice on the best routes, attractions, and amenities along the way, as well as sharing with others the joy and adventures of snowmobiling. The county’s clubs are the following:

  • Red Arrow Snowmobile-ATV Club
  • Paul Bunyan Riders Snowmobile Club
  • Chute Pond Snowmobile Club
  • Oconto Falls Sno Jokers
  • Bagley and Brazeau Joyriders
  • Lena Snowdrifters

Looking for more information? Head to the Oconto County website, and click on the respective club links to find out more.

Snowmobile Trail Conditions and Locations

Depending on snow conditions, trails open in December, and the season can last through the end of March. Trail riding experiences vary from open farmland in the south to heavily forested land in the north. For example, a favorite destination for Red Arrow riders is Argonne and a stop at Main Street Ed’s. The Nicolet State Recreational Trail starts in Gillett and runs 90 miles north to connect to numerous trail systems.

Here is where you can find trailheads, where your adventure begins!

  • Near Hwy. 32/64 intersection
  • Just east of Chute Pond
  • In Gillett at Zippel Park
  • In Suring, near the Village Hall
  • In Lakewood, on Hwy. 32

Oconto County is less than a full tank of gas round trip from the Fox Cities/Green Bay area and less than a three-hour drive from the Milwaukee area, which makes it easy to plan a day trip to explore on sled in Oconto County.

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