A main snowmobile trail artery in between Three Lakes and Eagle River, Wis. will be closed this winter for the first time in decades, according to Rhinelander Daily News.

The Gohlke family, developers of Clearwater Lake Club LLC condominium complex near Eagle River notified snowmobile clubs in the area that they are canceling their access agreements.

Adam Gohlke wrote a letter on Aug. 8 giving the snowmobile clubs 30 days notice that access to the property was being denied for the season.

Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club of Eagle River told the Rhinelander Daily News that if the closure continues as planned local businesses on Trail 13 could be affected.  In addition, state funds that the two snowmobile clubs receive could be cut.

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