Voyageurs National Park Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Report for March 18, 2015- Final

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Date: March 18, 2015
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN –All park ice roads are no longer open. All snowmobile, ski, and snowshoe trails are no longer open. With the swift onset of warmer weather, snow conditions have completely deteriorated. All stakes, signs, and barricades will be removed from trails and lake surfaces by the end of this week.

If travel onto frozen lake surfaces is still necessary, use extreme caution. Heavy slush, cracks in the ice, and open water have all been observed.

Another winter season has concluded. Thanks to all park maintenance staff and gateway community snowmobile clubs, International Voyageurs, Ash River –Kabetogama Snowdrifters, and Voyageur Trail Society, that helped to make it a success.

This is the last Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Report of the season.

Snowmobile Trails

International Falls to Kettle Falls (Purple Trail) –Not Open

Rainy Lake/Black Bay to Kabetogama Lake to Ash River (Green Trail) –Not Open

Ash River to Crane Lake (Green Trail) Not Open

Chain of Lakes (Dashed Black Trail) –Not Open

Ash River to Kettle Falls (Yellow Trail) –Not Open

Rudder Bay (Orange Trail) –Not Open

East Namakan Lake to Sand Point Lake (Blue Trail) –Not Open

Rainy Lake Ice RoadNot Open

Kabetogama Lake Ice RoadNot Open

Ski Trails

Echo Bay Ski Trail –Not Open

Black Bay Ski Trail –Not Open

Tilson Connector Trail –Not Open

KabAsh Trail –Not Open

Snowshoe Trails

Black Bay Beaver Pond Trail –Not Open

Blind Ash Bay Trail –Not Open

Oberholtzer Trail –Not Open

Sullivan Bay Trail –Not Open

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Last updated: April 10, 2015

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International Falls, MN 56649


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