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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

County Snowmobile and Cross-Country Ski Trails to Open

January 20, 2012
Darren Marsh, Director Dane County Parks 608-224-3766
Land & Water Resources

Snowmobile Trails

The Dane County Council of Snowmobile Clubs and Dane County Parks announce that the Southeast and Southwest quadrants, including the Military Ridge and Glacial Drumlin state trails, will open tonight, Friday, January 20th at 5 p.m.  Trails north of Military Ridge (Hwy 151 corridor) and Glacial Drumlin (Interstate 94 corridor) will remain closed at this time.  Please check the Dane County Trail Information Line 608-242-4576 for current and updated conditions. 

Trails will remain open unless snow conditions deteriorate.  For more information please call the Parks Information Line at (608) 242-4576 or see our website at

County Cross-country Ski Trails

County staff will begin grooming county ski trails early morning Saturday, January 21st.      They will be groomed in this order:  Indian Lake, Lake Farm & E-Way, Token Creek and CamRock county parks.  A trail permit is required for all designated ski trails and can be obtained at the park trailhead or on-line at For the latest trail conditions please contact the County Parks Information Line at 608-242-4576 or the Park website at


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