Marathon County Trails To Open 8am, May 17

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From: Wausau & Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Dept
Date: May 16, 2019
Subject: Marathon County Trails to Open 8am, Friday, May 17, 2019

The following trails will open for the 2019 riding season at 8am, Friday, May 17, 2019:

  • Burma Forest ATV/UTV trails
  • Nine Mile County Forest mountain bike and horse trails
  • Kronenwetter and Leather Camp County Forest horse trails
  • Big Eau Pleine County Park mountain bike and horse trails
  • Big Eau Pleine County Park disc golf course

The Burma County Forest Unit ATV and UTV trails will be open between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. each day through September 30, 2019. Motorcycles and dirt bikes are prohibited on the Burma trails. Please stay on designated ATV/UTV trails or this area may close.

Some mountain bike trail sections at Nine Mile County Forest and Big Eau Pleine Park may be barricaded or marked closed until further notice due to continued wet or soft trail conditions.

Be aware the spring turkey season is open through Tuesday, May 28. Officials recommend riders wear blaze orange clothing whenever in or adjacent to County Forests.

The Sylvan Hill Mountain Bike Trails will remain CLOSED due continued wet conditions.

For more information, please contact the Park Department at 715-261-1550 or check the website at www.co.marathon.wi.us/parks.asp

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Posted by Dave P.