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Trail Conditions

Winter TrailsTrail conditions are updated as conditions change.

Updated March 25, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
 

Big Rivers Regional Trail
Paved Regional Trail: Open. 


Dakota Woods Dog Park

Hiking/Snowshoe Trails: Open, trails are muddy with slight snow cover.  Pass required.

 

Lake Byllesby Regional Park
Dogsledding/Skijoring Trails: Open, trails were roller packed & corduroyed March 3rd.  Trails are in poor condition.


Lebanon Hills Regional Park:
Hiking/Snowshoe Trails:  Open, trails are snow covered with 4-6 inches of new snow.  Muddy conditions beneath snow cover, significant melting.
Cross-country Ski Trails (classic): Open, snow covered with 4-6 inches of new snow, significant melting.
Cross-country Ski Trails (skate): Open, trails snow covered with 4-6 inches of new snow, significant melting.
Mountain Bike Trails (West Trailhead): Closed for spring thaw.
Paved sidewalks at Lebanon Hills Visitor Center: Clear.
Portage Trails:  Open, trails are snow covered with 4-6 inches of new snow.  Beneath snow trails are in muddy condition with ice in some areas.
Equestrian Trails:  Closed for the season.



Miesville Ravine Park Reserve
Hiking/Snowshoe Trails: Open, trails are in muddy condition.  South loop trail damaged from 280th Street to Cannon River. Barricades and signage have been installed to close sections of trails. 



Mississippi River Regional Trail

Paved Regional Trail: Open.


River to River Greenway (formerly North Urban Regional Trail)

Paved Regional Trail:  Open.



Spring Lake Park Reserve

Hiking/Snowshoe Trails:  Open, trails are snow covered with 4-6 inches of new snow with significant melting.  Beneath snow trails are in muddy condition with some ice coverage.
Cross-country Ski Trails (classic): Open, trails are snow covered with 4-6 inches of new snow with significant melting.

The southern loop of the traditional cross-country ski trail loop located southeast of the Schaar’s Bluff Gathering Center is closed due to the Mississippi River Regional Trail construction project. There are barricades and fencing marking the trail closure.

Cross-country Ski Trails (skate): Clear, trail has no snow coverage.
Paved sidewalks at Schaar's Bluff Gathering Center: Open, watch for icy patches.
Archery Trail:
Closed for the season.
Model Airfield: Closed for the season.

 



Thompson County Park
 

Hiking/Snowshoe Trails:  Open, trails are in muddy condition with limited snow and ice coverage. 
Paved sidewalks at Thompson Park Center: Clear, watch for icy patches.



Whitetail Woods Regional Park
Hiking/Snowshoe Trails:  Open, trails are snow covered with 5-8 inches of new snow.
Cross-country Ski Trails (classic): Open, the majority of trails are not snow covered.

 


UMORE PARK-The Lone Rock Trail

UMORE Park is owned and operated by the University of Minnesota.  No parking fee is required for parking. The Lone Rock Trail is a multi-use trail. Hiking, snowshoeing, dog walking and cross-country skiing are all permitted on the trail. Equestrian use is permitted May 1-Oct. 31 only.
The Long Rock Trail: This multi-use trail is in muddy condition.
For more information, call UMORE Park at 651-423-2455.
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Last updated: 3/25/2015 6:03 AM