Gogebic Range Trail Authority – Snowmobile & ORV Club Trail Report

  • Trail Condition: Fair
  • Last Groomed: January 20th, 2021
  • Base Snowfall: 14"
  • Reported On: January 20th, 2021 @ 7:59am

Groomer Report

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Wednesday 01/20/2020 7:00 am CST Overall Story:   FAIR to GOOD conditions.  Trails improving daily, fresh snow, more snow coming, get ready!

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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.  CLICK THIS LINK FOR MAPS, scroll down to motor vehicle use maps.

BASE SNOW FALL:  This is current ground snow depth.

NWS Marquette, MI Next 24 Hours Snow Forecast:  click here

John Dee Snow Central Forecast:  click here


Trail 2 from Hurley to Ramsay US-2 Crossing:

Overall rating:  Fair to Good

Last groomed 1/19/2020.    Please do not ride on side walks near Holiday and try to keep noise down in town.


Trail 2 from Ramsay Crossing to Wakefield:

Overall rating:  Fair, hill climbs icy and corners thin

Last groomed 1/20/2020.


Trail 2 from Wakefield to Marenisco:

Overall Rating:  Fair to Good

Last groomed 1/19/2020.

Trail 8 from Wakefield to Tula Crossing:

Overall Rating: Good

Last Groomed 01/19/2020.


Trail 160 from Walmart to Montreal River (WI):

Overall Rating:  GOOD

Last Groomed 01/19/20.

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.


11S (Wakefield, MI to Winchester, WI):

Overall Rating: Fair to good

Last Groomed 1/17/2020(Being groomed today)

PLEASE YIELD TO ANY AND ALL LOGGING TRAFFIC.  There is a short section of dual use the landowner (Keweenaw Land) has graciously approved us to use along with them.  It is private land and we are guests, please act like it.


11N (Wakefield, MI to South boundary Rd/White Pine):  Closed due to off trail riding.  Please contact Indianhead Valley Condo’s who have closed the trail.

Poor Trail Complaint