Adventure Awaits Michigan Western Upper Peninsula

Snowmobiling Big Snow Country Style!


Each Western U.P. snowmobiling adventure is unique and exciting, as there are over 2000 miles of groomed trails, unplowed logging roads, secluded National Forest trails throughout our area. Explore a Western U.P. winter and share the experience of a Western U.P. snowmobiling vacation with your family and friends. It’s what snowmobiling is all about. Because when natural beauty, brilliant exhilaration, and good times come together, the sensation is Pure Michigan. Big Snow Country is a Snowmobiler’s Paradise. This heavy snowfall gives you, the rider, the very best conditions, and trails.

Western Upper Michigan Snowmobile Trail Reports – Lake Gogebic Trail Report, Watersmeet Trail Report, Ironwood, Bessemer, Wakefield Trail Reports



Western U P Snowmobile Trail Report— 1/18/2021

Please use caution while riding you will encounter some icy spots along with some rocks. We have snow in this week’s forecast along with colder temps. Please stay on marked trails riding on unmarked trails can result in the clubs losing easement for the trails. Please be respectful.
It’s still early season riding..

Gogebic Range Trail Authority – Snowmobile & ORV Club Trail Report
• Trail Condition: good
• Last Groomed: January 16th, 2021
• Base Snowfall: 14″
WARNINGS AND NOTICES: We are begging riders to ride off-trail legally as there are 1-million acres of public land east of Wakefield to off-trail ride on – please only ride legal areas! The Ottawa National Forest is 990,000 acres and much of it open to cross-country riding (no trail/road) if there is 6″ or more of snow. Several restricted areas, contact the forest for further information.
Groomers are reporting the trails have been groomed and are in pretty good shape. Groomers were out on the 16th.
Trail 2 is in fair to good condition watch for icy corners and you will encounter some spots with rocks. It is still early season riding.
Trail 160 is in good to very good condition.
Trail 8 is in fair to good condition with icy corners.
Trail 11s is in good condition with a few fair spots. Please use caution logging is ongoing. Logging trucks have the right away. South of Chaney Lake there is a section where there is 2 ft. washout but the club is filling it in.

There are several scenic vistas on the trail:

Bald Mountain “NORTH” lookout viewing Madeline Island/ mouth of the Chequamegon Bay of Lake Superior

Bald Mountain “SOUTH” lookout viewing Gogebic Range (Powderhorn, Copper Peak)

Montreal River Gorge look out

Superior Falls Waterfall Complex.

Gogebic Area Groomers Report 1/18/2021

Groomers have been out and all trails have been groomed. They are reporting trails are in decent shape. There are still areas where rocks are showing up but groomers are attempting to cover them with snow.
Please use caution while riding conditions can change quickly. Be Safe.


U.P. Thunder Riders Trail Report 1/18/2021

Groomers will be heading out today to flatten the trails. We still need more snow. Please ride with caution.



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