SNOWMOBILING ON PLOWED HOUGHTON
COUNTY ROADS IS
But you may drive on the plowed shoulder
when no other room on the right-of-way
is available; as long as you drive with
reasonable care and at a reasonable
This is the interpretation of state law
allowing snowmobiles to drive within
county road right-of-ways only in
counties so posted.
Snowmobiling is not permitted on state
highways, and laws within the cities and
villages may differ depending on local
Increasing complaints of high-speed
racing and near accidents with cars and
trucks are going to eliminate convenient
snowmobiling in Houghton County.
Please, when you are using the plowed
shoulders, drive with extreme caution,
at a reasonable speed and watch for
cross roads and parked cars. A
snowmobile is no match for a 3000 lb.
Have a safe snowmobiling trip and help
preserve the Copper Country's reputation
of a Winter Wonderland.