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Marathon Co. ATV trails open Saturday

MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) - The Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department has announced ATV trails will be open, starting Saturday, Jan. 4 at 8 a.m.

Snowmobile and ATV Coordinator Jon Daniels says riders should check a current map to see if the trails they want to use are open to ATVs.

Parks officials say the trails are only open when the air temperature is 28 degrees or colder. ATVs are prohibited when the air temperature is above 28 degrees.

Trail conditions right now in the county vary from poor to excellent, so officials are encouraging riders to use caution.

For up-to-date conditions, riders can call the 24-hour snow and trail condition hotline at 1-888-575-7669 or check

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