Explore Door County
Life is About the Journey
Don’t leave Door County’s outdoor activities to the summer months. Winter boasts some of the best ways to experience the parks, prairies and open countryside of the county.
No winter activity has a wider reach or a more devoted group than snowmobilers. With more than 250 miles of state and club trails, your snowmobile can take you through every unique landscape of the county.
Door County’s snowmobile trails connect every corner of the county, including rural restaurants and downtown districts. With most trails traveling through private land, snowmobiling allows you to access some parts of the peninsula that you can’t experience any other time of year.
Snowmobiling Door County
While 250 miles of trails will be sure to take you through every kind of natural landscape the region has to offer, some stretches of trail are favorites among snowmobile enthusiasts.
Ahnapee State Trail: This 50-mile stretch of state-owned trail beginning in Green Bay travels all the way past the southern county line. Experience evergreen glades, farmland, prairies and wooded areas in their softer winter state.
Potawatomi State Park: The state does allow snowmobiling up and down the Niagara Escarpment in Potawatomi State Park just outside of Sturgeon Bay. Easily connected to the rest of Door County’s trail system, it’s a great place to enjoy the snow.
Baileys Harbor to Sister Bay: Travel north from Baileys Harbor and pass through parts of Mud Lake State Wildlife Area, which is nearly inaccessible in the muggy warmer months. The trail system will take you straight into the heart of Sister Bay for some food and drink.
Rules of the Snow
The seven dedicated snowmobile clubs maintain the trails throughout the county, most of which travel through private land. These landowners donate the use of their land to snowmobilers and it is us up to the riders to follow the rules and keep the extensive trail system open.
- Respect private and public property by not riding on closed trails
- Stay on the trails. Leaving a trail may result in damage to private property or farmland
- Follow all signage and stop at road crossings
- Do not leave or drop anything along the trail
2017-2018 Winter Guide
Nature of Romance Packages
Experience winter in Door County with these romantic lodging packages available December thru March. Cozy up and wind down with your loved one this winter!
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