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Dashing Through the Snow: Snowmobiling in Wisconsin Dells

This blog post was published on January 17, 2014 and may contain outdated information.

Where can you find mile upon mile of snowmobile trails and an outdoor spirit that embraces winter sports of all kinds? Wisconsin Dells of course! Skiing, tubing, snowboarding and snowmobiling are extremely popular this time of year. Let’s take a closer look at snowmobiling in the region and what you can expect from a snowmobiling at Wisconsin Dells.

The Wisconsin Dells area covers four counties including Adams, Columbia, Juneau and Sauk. Each of these counties welcomes snowmobilers and offers a variety of trails and amenities. Let’s take a quick look at each.

Adams County

With over 200 miles of well-marked trails, Adams County embraces snowmobilers. Adams County businesses and area clubs sponsor snowmobiling events and races throughout the winter, and even a few in the summer! Many area businesses and restaurants even afford snowmobiling visitors access to parking. If you would like to know more specifics about snowmobiling in Adams County or to request a free trail map contact:

Adams County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

252 South Main Street

Adams, Wisconsin 53910


Columbia County

Columbia County has an active Association of Snowmobile Clubs that keeps on eye on the county’s trails and conditions. They suggest always contacting their Hotline at 608-227-7433(608-CCSRIDE) before heading out. Trail maps for the county can be downloaded here:

Columbia County 2013-14 Map – Front

Columbia County 2013-14 Map – Back

Juneau County

Hundreds of miles of neatly groomed and well-marked snowmobiling trails await you in Juneau County. There are some great rides here along rivers and lakes and odds are pretty good you will encounter some wildlife. The county is proud of the diverseness of their trails. For information on snowmobile trails in the county call 608-562-5737. Trails maps can be requested from:

Land, Forestry & Parks of Juneau County

650 Prairie Street

Mauston, Wisconsin 53948

Local businesses are very supportive of the trails in Juneau County and parking is accessible.

Sauk County

This Wisconsin Dells area County has about 220 miles worth of trails that await snowmobilers. Visitors can glide through by the Baraboo Bluffs, Devils Lake and Natural Bridge State Parks. The Sauk County Association of Snowmobile Clubs spearheads the activities interests in the county and you can visit their website for details.

For more details and a trail map you can also contact:

The Sauk County Parks Department

S7995 White Mound Drive

Hillpoint, Wisconsin 53937

Call 608-355-4800 with your general questions, and 608-985-4766 for an update on trail conditions.

General Information

If you are looking for more information about snowmobiling in Wisconsin and in the Wisconsin Dells area, we have provided some resources below:

Department of Natural Resources Safety

Department of Natural Resources Snowmobile Safety Requirements

Department of Natural Resources Trail Sign Book

Department of Natural Resources Snowmobile Laws

Learn why tens of thousands of visitors travel to the area each winter to enjoy the beautiful, pristine trails of Wisconsin Dells. With plenty of dining, entertainment, and accommodation choices, this is a excellent time to plan a visit for a day, weekend or week!