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Snowmobile Trail Conditions

To receive our snowmobile trail conditions newsletter, text TRAILS to 22828 or email us: info@lakevermilionresorts.com. Newsletters are sent out approximately once per week during the season - or when significant changes take place.

 

Arrowhead Trail

2-15-19: Base: 2-6" Snow Depth 15-30" The entire Arrowhead State Trail is groomed and in very good condition. The additional snow over the last week has again helped to improve trail conditions, giving our groomers much more snow to work with for filling holes and covering rocks. Be aware of logging activity on and around the trail going north from Hwy 1 toward Lost Lake swamp.Use caution while riding at all times. Also please be aware of and slow down for logging activity throughout the trail, travel at appropriate speeds and stay to the right. No motorized vehicles other than snowmobiles are allowed on the Arrowhead or Grant-in-Aid trails (Conditions reported by DNR)

Auro-bi, Moose and Ranger Trails

2-15-19 Trails are being groomed and are in great condition. There is a wet spot between skibo and hwy 2 - USE CAUTION (Conditions Reported by Ranger Snowmobile Club)

Bearskin Trail

2-15-19: We have been able to groom our trails at least twice each during the week...we have been able to stay ahead on trail maintenance with the temps keeping everything solidly in check! (Timberwolves Snowmobile Club)

Iron Ore Trail

2-15-19: No New Update Very simple....there's a minimum of 6" of fresh powder snow EVERYWHERE...and all the trails are in PRISTINE riding condition! (Conditions reported by Vermilion Penquin Snowmobile Club)

Lake Vermilion and Soudan Underground Mine State Parks

2-15-19: Base 2-6", Depth 15-26 " The Lake Vermilion Soudan Underground Mine State Park trails are groomed and in very good condition. (Conditions reported by DNR)

Pequaywan Trail

2-15-19: Brimson trail is groomed ready for the weekend. Lots of fresh snow! (Conditions reported by the Pequaywan Area Trail Blazers)

Putnam & Fishing Lakes Trail

2-15-19: Base: 2-5 Snow Depth 15-30" The Putnam/Fishing Lakes Trail is groomed and in very good condition. Be aware of an open spring just off the trail as you go around Putnam Lake. Please travel at appropriate speeds and stay to the right. No motorized vehicles other than snowmobiles are allowed on these trails, the Taconite/Arrowhead State Trails, or Grant-in-Aid snowmobile trails. (Conditions reported by DNR)

Stony Spur Trail

2-15-19: No new update Friday Trail Report: Very simple....there's a minimum of 6" of fresh powder snow EVERYWHERE...and all the trails are in PRISTINE riding condition! (Vermilion Penguins Snowmobile Club)

Taconite Spur Trail

2-15-19 Base: 2-5 " Depth 15-30 " The entire taconite is on good to vey good condition. The spur trail leading from the Taconite to the Oasis Bar and Grill in Britt has been rerouted due to landowner issues. The reroute goes from the Taconite east of Hwy 53 (opposite side from the Oasis) to Peppard Rd, crosses Hwy 53 at the Peppard Rd Jct, and follows the ditch south to Peel Rd and to the Oasis.Use caution while riding at all times. Also please be aware of and slow down for logging activity throughout the trail, travel at appropriate speeds and stay to the right. No motorized vehicles other than snowmobiles are allowed on the Taconite State Trail or on Grant-in-Aid snowmobile trails. (Conditions reported by DNR)

Taconite Trail

2-15-19 Base: 2-5 Snow Depth 15-30" The entire Taconite is groomed and in very good condition. Be aware of logging operations on and around the trail just west of Hwy 1, south of Ely.The spur trail leading from the Taconite to the Oasis Bar and Grill in Britt has been rerouted due to landowner issues. The reroute goes from the Taconite east of Hwy 53 (opposite side from the Oasis) to Peppard Rd, crosses Hwy 53 at the Peppard Rd Jct, and follows the ditch south to Peel Rd and to the Oasis. Use caution while riding at all times. Also please be aware of and slow down for logging activity throughout the trail, travel at appropriate speeds and stay to the right. No motorized vehicles other than snowmobiles are allowed on the Taconite State Trail or on Grant-in-Aid snowmobile trails. (Conditions reported by DNR)

Tomahawk Trail

2-15-19 Base 2-5" Depth 15-30" From Ely to Knotted Pine is partially groomed and groomers are hoping to have the trails completely groomed before the weekend. Knotted Pine to the North Shore is groomed and in good condition. Burntside to Mud Lake is groomed and so is Mud Lake to Vermilion. Teams hope to have everything groomed within the next week. (Conditions provided by the Ely Chamber)

Vermilion Access Trail

2-15-19 no new update Friday Trail Report: Very simple....there's a minimum of 6" of fresh powder snow EVERYWHERE...and all the trails are in PRISTINE riding condition! (Conditions provided by the Vermilion Penquin Snowmobile Club)

Voyageur Trail-Orr Spur

2-15-19 : All of the area trails, from Int’l Falls area, Kabetogama/Ash River, Crane Lake area, Elephant Lake area, and Orr are in great shape. More snow this week so lots of snow to play in. Groomers will be out all week and keeping things in great shape for the long weekend. Have Fun and Ride Safely! (Conditions Reported by Voyageur Trail Society)

Voyageur-Crane Lake Trail

2-15-19 : All of the area trails, from Int’l Falls area, Kabetogama/Ash River, Crane Lake area, Elephant Lake area, and Orr are in great shape. More snow this week so lots of snow to play in. Groomers will be out all week and keeping things in great shape for the long weekend. Have Fun and Ride Safely! (Conditions Reported by Voyageur Trail Society)

Wolf Track Trail

2-15-19 We have been able to groom our trails at least twice each during the week...we have been able to stay ahead on trail maintenance with the temps keeping everything solidly in check! (Report by Cook Timberwolves Snowmobile Club)

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