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Trail Conditions

winter-trail.jpgTrail conditions are updated as conditions change.

Updated March 26, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

Note: Hiking and dog walking is not allowed on designated cross-country ski trails.

 

Big Rivers Regional Trail
Paved Regional Trail: Open and clear with melting snow running off over the trail. Watch for ice.

 

Dakota Woods Dog Park
Hiking Trails: Open, trails packed and melting. Icy trail conditions.

 

Lake Byllesby Regional Park
Hiking/Snowshoe Trails: Open, trails packed and melting. Icy trail conditions.
Dogsledding/Skijoring Trails: Open. Last packed on March 4. Conditions are icy with melting snow/ice. Groomers will not be packing this trail again this season.

 

Lebanon Hills Regional Park
Hiking/Snowshoe Trails:  Open, trails packed and melting. Icy trail conditions.
Cross-county Ski Trails (classic): Open and in poor to fair. Conditions are icy with standing water here and there in low areas. Last groomed March 14 (last groom of the season).  Ski pass required.
Cross-country Ski Trails (ski-skate, at the West Trailhead): Open. Last packed on March 4. Conditions are icy with melting snow/ice. Groomers will not be packing this trail again. Ski pass required.
Ice Skating/Kicksledding (on Schulze Lake, Visitor Center Trailhead): CLOSED FOR SEASON.                                                   
Sledding (at the Visitor Center Trailhead): Open, with some barespots on top of the hill. Icy.            
Sidewalks and concrete paths at Lebanon Hills Visitor Center: Open and clear with melting snow running off over the trail. Watch for ice.
Mountain Bike Trails (at the West Trailhead): Closed for spring melt. Equestrian Trails: Closed for the season.

 

Miesville Ravine Park Reserve
Hiking/Snowshoe Trails: Open, trails packed and melting. Icy trail conditions.

 

Mississippi River Regional Trail
Paved Regional Trail: Open and clear with melting snow running off over the trail. Watch for ice.

 

North Urban Regional Trail 
Paved Regional Trail:  Open and clear with melting snow running off over the trail. Watch for ice.

 

Spring Lake Park Reserve
Hiking/Snowshoe Trails:  Open, trails packed and melting. Icy trail conditions.
Cross-county Ski Trails (classic): Open. Last groomed on March 4 (last groom of the season). Conditions are fair to poor, icy. Ski pass required.
Cross-country Ski Trails (ski-skate): Open, last packed on March 4 (last pack of the season). Conditions are fair to poor, icy. Ski pass required.
Paved Regional Trail: Open and clear with melting snow running off over the trail. Watch for ice.
Archery Trail: Closed for the season.
Model Airfield: Closed for the season.       
Sidewalks and concrete paths at Schaar's Bluff Gathering Center: Open and clear with melting snow running off over the trail. Watch for ice.

 

Thompson County Park 
Hiking/Snowshoe Trails:  Open, trails packed and melting. Icy trail conditions.
Paved Regional Trail: Open and clear with melting snow running off over the trail. Watch for ice.
Sidewalks and concrete paths at Thompson Park Center: Open and clear with melting snow running off over the trail. Watch for ice.

 

UMore Park
UMORE Park is owned and operated by the University of Minnesota.  As of Spring 2013, NO parking fee is required for parking.  
Cross-county Skiing (classic) on Lone Rock Trail: Open, conditions are poor, icy. Last groomed on March 3 (last groom of the season).
For more information, call UMORE Park at 651-423-2455.
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Last updated: 3/26/2014 8:21 AM