Voyageurs National Park Snowshoe Trails

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Voyageurs National Park Snowshoe Trails

Postby trailconditions » Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:07 pm

January 11, 2011
For Immediate Release
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VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK
WINTER ICE AND TRAIL CONDITIONS REPORT

Over the past week, snowmobiling conditions in Voyageurs National Park have
improved and ice checking operations are ongoing. Ice safety checks have
shown that there are still areas of thin ice in the park which have delayed
efforts to open additional lake surface trails.
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Snowshoe Trails
Blind Ash Bay Trail – Open
Sullivan Bay Trail – Open
Oberholtzer Trail – Open

“STAKED TRAILS MAKE SAFETY SENSE”
ORANGE IDENTIFIES HAZARD

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Re: Voyageurs National Park Snowshoe Trails

Postby trailconditions » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:15 pm

2/11/11
Snowshoe Trails
Blind Ash Bay Trail – Open
Sullivan Bay Trail – Open
Oberholtzer Trail – Open
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Re: Voyageurs National Park Snowshoe Trails

Postby trailconditions » Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:35 pm

All snowshoe trails in the park are open. Snowshoes are available for loan at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center near International Falls, Arrowhead Lodge in Kabetogama, and Ash Trail Lodge in Ash River. Take advantage of this opportunity to try this winter activity.

Sullivan Bay Trail – Open
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Re: Voyageurs National Park Snowshoe Trails

Postby trailconditions » Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:42 pm

Travel is not recommended in any areas along the lake surface. The current snowfall has slowed ice making and made for slushy conditions on the lake surface.

Snowshoe Trails
Blind Ash Bay Trail – Open
Sullivan Bay Trail – Open
Oberholtzer Trail – Open
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Re: Voyageurs National Park Snowshoe Trails

Postby trailconditions » Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:51 pm

Snow Depth in Woods: 15-24"

Rainy Lake Ice Road – Open to Black Bay Ski Trail
Kabetogama Lake Ice Road - Closed

Snowshoe Trails
Black Bay Beaver Pond Trail – Open
Blind Ash Bay Trail – Open
Oberholtzer Trail – Open and packed
Sullivan Bay Trail – Open and packed
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Re: Voyageurs National Park Snowshoe Trails

Postby trailconditions » Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:51 am

1/23/2014

All snowshoe trails are open. Echo Bay, Black Bay, and Tilson Connector ski trails are all open, packed, and tracked.

The Rainy Lake Visitor Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. During business hours, the visitor center offers maps, information, hot cocoa, snowshoe loans, and cross-country ski rentals.

The Rainy Lake Ice Road is open around Dryweed Island and up to Dove Bay. The Kabetogama Lake Ice Road is open from the Kabetogama Lake boat launch to the Ash River boat launch.
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Re: Voyageurs National Park Snowshoe Trails

Postby trailconditions » Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:34 pm

Ranger-led Snowshoe Hikes Offered at Voyageurs National Park

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: Gather your family and friends and join a park ranger for a guided snowshoe hike in Voyageurs National Park this winter.

Saturday, January 25, 2014, 2:00 to 3:30 pm
Saturday, February 1, 2014, 2:00 to 3:30 pm
Saturday, February 8, 2014, 2:00 to 3:30 pm
Saturday, February 15, 2014, 2:00 to 3:30 pm
Saturday, February 22, 2014, 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Bring your own snowshoes or grab a free pair from the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. Participants should meet inside the visitor center prior to the start of the hike. No fee or registration is required to attend.
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