Douglas County and Superior are a mecca for recreational opportunities offering four seasons of fun. Here, the history, culture, and beauty of these counties are marvels that must be experienced, not just witnessed.
A variety of trail activities including mountain biking, snowshoeing, horseback riding, motorcycling, bird-watching, paddling – even downhill skiing are plentiful. Superior- Douglas County has an unbelievable variety of trail settings. Enjoy secluded trails in some of the most pristine wilderness areas in the Midwest. Travel road routes that run along Lake Superior’s sculpted shores, cross raging rivers and follow winding river valleys.
Whatever brings you to Superior-Douglas County to have fun, be sure to check out the reports on the current conditions of our trails and the availability of popular activities. In order for you to get the most from your visit, check back often as updates can change frequently depending upon the season and weather.
Winter Recreation Trails (Reported on 1/14/2022)
Douglas County is 100% open. Most trails have been groomed and are in fair to good riding conditions. As Grooming reports come in the Trail Conditions will be updated. Please stay on marked trails. It is critical that we respect the landowners who allow us to utilize their property. Be sure to check with neighboring counties to ensure their trails are open before you ride.
South West Quadrant (Maintained by Cozy Corner Trails Club)
Trail 5 - groomed
Trail 5A - groomed
Trail 925 - groomed
Trail 835 - groomed
Trail 930 - groomed
Trail 9 - groomed
Trail 935 - watch for brush coming through the trail
South East Quadrant (Maintained by 4 Seasons Recreation Club, Jackpine Riders, and Get-er-Done)
Trail 5 - groomed
Trail 35 (Wild Rivers Trail north of Solon Springs) - groomed
Trail 35 (Wild Rivers Trail south) - groomed
Trail 27B - groomed
Trail 27C - groomed
Trail 41 S - groomed
Trail 41 B - groomed
Trail 217 - groomed
Trail 727 - groomed
Trail 17N - groomed
Trail 7 - groomed
Trail 27 - groomed
Trail 3 - groomed
Trail 41 (WRT to the warming Shack) - groomed
Trail 541 - groomed
Trail 17s (South of Lower Eau Clair Lake) - watch for logging across the county line
North East Quadrant (Maintained by Brule River Riders)
Trail 1 - groomed
Trail 2 (Tri-County Corridor) - groomed
Trail 4 - groomed
Trail 6 - groomed
Trail 18 - groomed
Trail 24 - groomed
Trail 24 B - groomed
Trail 27/27A - groomed
Trail 35 (Wild Rivers Trail) - groomed
Trail 235 - groomed
Trail 635 - groomed
North West Quadrant (Maintained by Drift Dodgers)
Gandy Dancer Trail - groomed
Saunders Grade Trail - groomed
Wrenshall Grade Trail - groomed
Trail 0 - groomed
Trail 28 - groomed
Cross Town Connector Trail - groomed
Trail 4/41 - groomed, watch for logging
Trail 4 - groomed, watch for logging
Thank you to all of the members of the Northwest Trails Association for the tremendous amount of work it takes to open and maintain the trail network.
Cross Country Ski Trails
Douglas County Trails - Packed and tracks were set 1/13/2022
After Hours Trail - Open, skate deck groomed, classic deep and well set up 1/15/2022.
Superior Municipal Forest - Groomed and tracked, in good to excellent condition as of 1/16/2022
Pattison State Park - Groomed and tracked as of 1/7/2022. Some areas with thinner snow.
Please enjoy and ride safe!
For further information, please contact the Douglas County Forestry Department at 715-378-2219 Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm excluding Holidays.