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Snowmobile trails open in Marathon County

MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) - Snowmobile trails in Marathon County are now open.

The season started on Wednesday at 8 a.m. for snowmobiles only.

Marathon County Parks and Recreation Department officials say ATVs aren't allowed to hit the trails just yet.

Snowmobile rider Shane Meyer says he couldn't wait to start his engine.

"Snowmobiling of course, at 8 o'clock this morning waiting for trails and now we're waiting to get something to eat and go back out." Meyer said.

More than 800 trails in the county are available to ride.

Officials are asking riders to be cautious. Most trails are listed in poor to good condition.

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