Our friend, Walter Geist, took another bicycle ride to explore the new construction of the east leg of the Heart of the Northwoods Bike Trail in St Germain. The paved trail is now being expanded from downtown eastward past Rustic Manor and out to Highway O.
We are looking forward to next summer when we'll be able to hop onto the paved bicycle path and ride all the way north through Sayner and on to Boulder Junction and if we're still filled with energy ride back around to Arbor Vitae!
We will surely continue to offer our rental bikes from the hotel. Biking enthusiasts -- please let us know what's important to you so we can customize a biking experience for you in the future!
Exciting this morning to see the fresh-fallen snow throughout the northwoods! We received a couple of inches of wet heavy snow -- the first accummulating snow of the season. Glad our Christmas lights are already installed and we're looking forward to a great winter with best-ever snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and of course snowmobiling!
Stay tuned here as we plan to update regularly with Bo-Boen snowmobile trail conditions and snowfall reports.
The paved bike trail has become a popular recreational option for local residents and vacationers alike. We are excited to announce that construction is underway to extend the trail through town and eastward passing Thunderbird Pass, Rustic Manor, Spang's, Halberstadt Road, South Bay Road, Elmer's Fun Park and all the way to Highway O. It will be a terrific addition providing all of us on the east side of town with direct access to the trail!
Click here for more photos by Walter Geist and his trail-breaking bike ride Nov 11, 2010!
Snowmobile safety Education Class to be held in St. Germain December 28 & 29, 2010
Beginning January 1, 2001, any person born on or after January 1, 1985 and who has reached the age of 12, must have completed and received a snowmobile safety certificate in order to operate a snowmobile in Wisconsin. The certificate must be carried while operating the snowmobile, and displayed to a law enforcement officer upon demand. Snowmobile Safety Education Classes are offered in the fall and early winter, and should start appearing on the DNR’s web site within the next month or so.
All students are required to obtain a Wisconsin DNR Customer ID# as part of the criteria to graduate from any Recreational Safety Class and provide that number to their instructor. Students can obtain a DNR Customer ID# from St. Germain Sport Marine during business hours or by calling 1-888-936-7463 between 7 am to 10 pm. You can also visit a Wisconsin DNR Service Center during their regular scheduled hours. For additional DNR Service Center hours and locations go to www.dnr.wi.gov and click on the “Contact US” tab located at the top.
The Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club’s Snowmobile Safety Education Class will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 28 & 29, 2010. Anyone 11-1/2 years of age or older is eligible to take the class and receive a safety education certificate; however, the certificate does not become valid until the child reaches 12 years of age.
Pre-registration is required by calling either Bev Dittmar at 715-479-4605 or Ron Rhodes at 715-479-8007.
If you can donate a couple of hours of your time to help with registration, grading of tests or helping outside with the machine test, please call Bev Dittmar at 715-479-4605 or Ron Rhodes at 715-479-8007.