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New ATV and UTV trails open to public in Vilas County Submitted: 05/15/2018
Erin Beu
Erin Beu
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ebeu@wjfw.com

New ATV and UTV trails open to public in Vilas County
VILAS COUNTY - People can now enjoy a longer ATV or UTV ride in Vilas County.

The Landover ATV Club in Conover doubled its trails this year.

"[Grooming] is just something I'm passionate about," said Gary Lagueux Junior.

Lagueux volunteers his time to help maintain his favorite trails as the trail boss of the Landover ATV UTV Club.

He said this is his favorite time of year.

"It's fun, you're out in nature," said Lagueux.

Lagueux started grooming trails this week for Vilas County.

"We're nearing about 30 miles of trails," said Lagueux.

That's more than double the miles of trails from last year.

"We opened a new stretch of trail all the way to Land O' Lakes and Bent's Camp Resort," said Lagueux.

The Vilas County trails opened last week which means Lagueux will be busy clearing, smoothing, and flattening out 30 miles worth of trails.

"There's a lot of work ahead of us," said Lagueux.
Lagueux said the club will also be adding some mileage in Conover.

"It's going to be a little rough starting out new.
There's some big rocks out here we need to get rid of," said Lagueux.

Lagueux said so far he's seen more holes in the trails than normal. He's not sure if that is from such a long winter.

The Vilas County trails will be open until October 31.

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