There’s nothing quite like hitting a freshly groomed fat bike trail winding through the vast forests of Northwest Wisconsin. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a beginner, there’s a trail waiting for you! With so many winter fat bike trails scattered through beautiful northwoods, it’s time to pack up your car and hit the trail. 

While there are dozens of options for hitting the trail this winter, here are six great options to get you started:

  • Mt. Ashwabay Recreation Area (Bayfield County) 

Length: 7 miles (round-trip) | Trail Difficulty: Moderate | Fee: Yes | Groomed: Yes

Located on Lake Superior’s South Shore, these trails offer a challenging and fun system to get out and explore. A warming house is accessible with a trail pass. 

  • Pipestone Quarry (Barron County)

Length: 5 miles | Trail Difficulty: Unknown | Fee: No | Groomed: Unknown

Pipestone Quarry is a relatively new trail system in the beautiful Blue Hills of Wisconsin. Existing trails include over 5miles of single track built from old logging roads wandering up and down the beautiful rocky hills. 

  • Seeley Pass (Sawyer County)

Length: 9 miles | Trail Difficulty: Moderate to Advanced | Fee: No | Groomed: Yes

This out and back trail offers 12 miles (24 round trip) of single-track from OO to the High Point of the Birkie Trail. 

  • Sisters Farm Trail (Rusk County)

Length: 6.5 miles | Trail Difficulty: Moderate | Fee: No | Groomed: Yes

Rolling terrain and passing through forest, wetland, and open area, this trail system is located near the Flambeau River, just outside of Ladysmith. 

  • Wildcat Mountain Bike Trail (Washburn County)

Length: 11 miles | Trail Difficulty: Moderate | Fee: No | Groomed: Yes

This expertly groomed trail system offers eleven miles of groomed winter fat bike trails through a quiet section of Washburn County forest land. 

  • Wintergreen Trail (Price County)

Length: 7.15 miles | Trail Difficulty: Easy/Moderate | Fee: Yes | Groomed: Yes

This trail system offers hilly, rolling terrain through a diverse forest in Price County. A warming hut with a fireplace is located at the trailhead and an open shelter is located just west of the intersection of Loops B and C.  

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