The Lincoln County Forestry Department announces that the northern portion of the county’s state funded snowmobile trails will open Thursday, Dec. 19.
Lincoln County trails located north of County Hwy. J, including Corridor 17 and the Corridor 17/Corridor 19 intersection and north of County Hwy. E will be open effective 12 a.m. on Thursday. These trails are designated as Zone 1 on the 2014 Lincoln County Snowmobile Map. All trails south of these locations will remain closed. Riders are asked to stay on marked trails and use caution when riding as some areas may be rough and in early season conditions.
Trails designated open to winter ATV use in Zone 1 will not be open to ATV use until 12 a.m. on Dec. 26.
Winter ATV trails are closed to ATV use when the temperature is above 28 degrees. 
Lincoln County snowmobile trails are closed to fat tire bicycling once grooming has commenced.