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Thank You Spring Roadside Cleanup Crew!!

Spring Roadside Cleanup 05-15-2021

A big “thank you” goes out to the team of 14 who came out Saturday, May 15, 2021 to help clean-up the 1.3 mile Adopt-A-Highway stretch of road!  Despite the early rain, the group collected 23 bags of garbage along both sides of Highway 70W from Mercer Lake Road to Kilawee Road.  Last fall, we collected 15 bags, so more litter bugs around the last 7 months to keep us busy!  The highway sure looked better by the time we got done, so thanks to everyone that helped to keep the Northwoods looking good!

The Fall Roadside Cleanup is currently planned for Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Our volunteers were:
Jan Homuth
Sharon Harkins
Gloria Tamms
Ed Marshall
Wendell Koplitz
Kathy Koplitz
Al Matthews
Keith Warning
Jim Nicholson
Eileen Ryan
John Ryan
Jerry Wakefield
Jim Heller*
Ron Mihm

* Special thanks to Jim for playing “garbage man” helping to collect bags while riding on the tailgate of my truck!



Club Get-Together/Picnic

On Saturday, May 22, 2021 there will be a club get-together/picnic (not a meeting) at the Minocqua Sports Complex on highway 70W from 12p-4p.  Lunch will be provided – but you will need to bring your own beverage.

The picnic is strictly a get-together for our club members and their families and will not be structured with games.  If you would like to play any outdoor games, please bring your own equipment (i.e., volleyball, badmitten, baseball, soccer ball, etc.)

This sports complex is an outdoor venue with a covered pavilion that has picnic tables and public restrooms.   A childrens park and two sand volleyball courts are on-site and there is ample parking.  If you would prefer to not use the picnic tables, you should feel free to bring a lawn chair.

RSVP by Thursday, 5/13 to minocquaforestriders@gmail.com.


Go to the Members Only section of our website for additional details


2021 Spring Roadside Cleanup

DATE:         Saturday, May 15, 2021

TIME:         9:00a-10:30a

WHERE:     Black Bear Bar & Grill Parking Lot on 70W – Minocqua

(Park at the east end of the lot furthest away from the restaurant)

Reflective vests will be provided if you do not have one.  Bring your own gloves and plan to dress accordingly.

Please be respectful of social distancing/mask usage


Questions: Contact John Ryan at johnryanwi2016@gmail.com

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Oct 09

2021 Fall Roadside Cleanup

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Dec 25


December 25
Jan 01


January 1, 2022
Feb 19

Snowmobile Raffle Drawing (Saturday, February 19, 2022)

February 19, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

166 Miles of Groomed Trails

Help Support Our Trails

The Minocqua Forest Riders maintain over 166 miles of snowmobile trails in the area. We have members throughout Oneida and Vilas Counties, as well as from many other areas all over Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan. These  Legendary Northwood Trails are groomed several times a week with a priority for weekend traffic.  Our trail system connects Minocqua to Price County (Pike Lake Area) on the west, north to Lac Du Flambeau (Lake of The Torches Casino and Resort), East to Minocqua, Woodruff, and Lake Tomahawk, and south to the Willow Flowage Area!!!

Equipment Maintenance Work Nights

Contact: Danny Ziehmke - interstateaggregate@gmail.com / Cell:  608.209.8505

Weekly work nights will take place on Tuesday's starting at 4:30p.  Please check the website calendar for updates/changes.

In support of our motto, “GROOMING FOR YOU IS WHAT WE DO”, the Minocqua Forest Riders remain committed to manage and maintain our scenic trails. To this end, there is a variety of equipment necessary to accomplish this annual responsibility. Current club equipment values $800,000. Maintaining this investment is important to ensure annual trail preparation and continued maintenance throughout the season.