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Get the latest trail conditions with the Willmar Lakes Area trail report. Updated weekly so you can take advantage of the great trails in the area.

E-Z Riders Snow Club
Phone: Steve Lottman 320-235-7769 OR Mark Grindy 320-235-9625
Kandiezriders@gmail.com
www.ezriderssnoclub.com

Snow Skippers
John Molacek

West Central Snow Drifters
Dan Edwards
Email: daniel.edwards63@gmail.com

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Trail Report for 2-20-20

The snowmobile trails are groomed and in good condition with a 1-3 inch base. Local snow depth is 6-12 inches. Park staff encourage cross-country skiers and snowmobilers to hit the trails early this weekend before the meltdown begins!

Glacial Lakes State Trail Report for 2-13-20

The Glacial Lakes State Trail has a 1-3 inch groomed surface, with fair conditions reported for snowmobiling. From 6-10 inches of snow covers the ground along the trail.

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 2-13-20

Ski trails were last groomed Monday, February 10. Snowmobile trails are in good condition with a 5 inch trail base. Skate ski trails are in good condition. Traditional tracked trails are in fair condition, there is fresh snow on top of the tracks. Th [ … Read More … ]

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 1-30-20

Snowmobile trails look to be in good condition having been recently groomed and with very few bare spots. All ski trails were groomed on Wednesday, Jan. 22nd and are holding up well. Skate ski trails are in good condition however the surface is somew [ … Read More … ]

Trail Report for 1-23-2020

The Glacial Lakes State Trail has a 2-4 inch groomed surface, with good conditions reported for snowmobiling. From 10-16 inches of snow covers the ground along the trail. All ski trails at nearby Sibley State Park were groomed on Jan. 22. The trails [ … Read More … ]

Trail Report for 1-20-20

We just spoke with the groomer and they are out grooming today, Tuesday and Wednesday and expect great trail conditions for snowmobiling in the Willmar Lakes Area.  When you get to the area, please stop by our office at 2104 East Highway 12, Will [ … Read More … ]

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 1-9-20

All ski trails were groomed on Monday, Jan 6th. The trails with classic track that are not exposed to wind are in fair to good condition. The skate ski trail is fair to good overall, depending on wind exposure. All traditional ski trails have been gr [ … Read More … ]

Glacial Lakes State Trail Report for 1-9-20

The trail has been groomed and is in fair condition with a one inch based. Local snow depth is 8 inches.

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 1-2-20

Unfortunately the trails are in poor condition, due to the weekend's warm weather conditions and rain. Many of the skate ski trails have minimal snow cover. The sliding hill is in fair condition with some icy spots.

Glacial Lakes State Trail Report for 1-2-20

Unfortunately we received more rain than snow this past weekend, which did not help our trails in the area. The snowmobile trail is no longer groomed due to the lack of snow.

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 12-26-19

All ski trails have been groomed Wednesday (Dec. 18), but are in poor condition, due to the weekend's warm temperatures and minimal snow cover. Many of the skate ski trails have minimal snow cover. The sliding hill is also in poor condition. Check ba [ … Read More … ]

Glacial Lakes State Trail Report for 12-26-19

The snowmobile trail is in poor condition due to the lack of snow after the warm temperatures we've been having. Check back next week as this weekend could potentially bring 6 or more inches of snow to our area.

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 12-19-19

As of December 14th: 3+ inches of fresh snow have brightened up the landscape. Snowmobile trails are snow covered and recently groomed. All ski trails have been groomed as recently as Wednesday and in fair to good condition. Many of the skate ski tra [ … Read More … ]

Glacial Lakes State Trail Report for 12-19-19

The Glacial Lakes State Trail was groomed on December 16th along with most connecting trails. It is in good condition with a trail base of 1-2 inches. The local snow depth is 8-12 inches.

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 12-12-19

3+ inches of fresh snow have brightened up the landscape. Snowmobile trails are snow covered but un-groomed. All ski trails are partially groomed and are in fair to good condition with a three inch base. Many of the skate ski trails have minimal snow [ … Read More … ]

Glacial Lakes State Trail Report for 12-12-19

The Glacial Lakes State Trail is groomed for snowmobiling and conditions are good. The trail base measures 1-2 inches. From 9-13 inches of snow covers the ground.

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 12-5-19

Snowmobile trails are snow covered but not groomed. Several of the ski trails have been groomed with track set where there was adequate snow. A few small areas were flooded or slush covered at the time of grooming due to the wet conditions. Many of t [ … Read More … ]

Glacial Lakes State Trail Report for 12-5-19

Local snow depth is 4-8 inches. The trail is not groomed due to only have a 1-2 inch trail base.

Sibley State Park and Monson State Park Fall Color Report for 10-24-19

Unfortunately, both parks are past their peak thanks to the strong rain and winds over this past weekend.

To see some updated fall photos, [ … Read More … ]

Sibley State Park Fall Color Report for 10-14-19

There have not been a lot of changes since previous reports. Windy conditions have stripped the color from early changing trees. Forested areas of Sibley are taking on a lighter green hue as early hardwoods begin to show some yellow. Ash and Bassw [ … Read More … ]

Sibley State Park Fall Color Report for 9-28-19

There have not been a lot of changes since previous reports. Windy conditions have stripped the color from early changing trees. Forested areas of Sibley are taking on a lighter green hue as early hardwoods begin to show some yellow. Ash and Bassw [ … Read More … ]

Sibley State Park Fall Color Report for 9-19-19

Where to go
Pond view trail is a favorite for fall prairie grasses. Mt. Tom trail takes in wooded areas of the park and brings hikers to remnant prairie hill tops. The view from Mt. Tom is great reward for the hike.

What you'll see [ … Read More … ]

Sibley State Park Fall Color Report for 9-12-19

Where to go
Pond view trail is a favorite for fall prairie grasses. Mt. Tom trail takes in wooded areas of the park and brings hikers to remnant prairie hill tops. The view from Mt. Tom is great reward for the hike.

What you'll see [ … Read More … ]

Monson Lake State Park Fall Color Report for 9-3-19

Where to go Taking a short hike along Monson Lake provides some picturesque views of this quiet lake. Hiking further along the trail brings explorers to the shore of West Sunburg Lake. What you'll see These small lakes are favorites for watching [ … Read More … ]

Sibley State Park Fall Color Report for 9-3-19

Where to go
Pond view trail is a favorite for fall prairie grasses. Mt. Tom trail takes in wooded areas of the park and brings hikers to remnant prairie hill tops. The view from Mt. Tom is a great reward for the hike.

What you'll s [ … Read More … ]

Trail Report for 7-25-19

Although it's been hot lately, the trails in the Willmar Lakes Area are still a great way to get outside and enjoy some beautiful views. Especially the trails around Robbins Island Regional Park and along the Glacial Lakes State Trail. There are plen [ … Read More … ]

Trail Report for 5-23-19

Spring is finally here. Get out and enjoy the trails in the Willmar Lakes Area by walking, running, biking, rollerblading or however you choose. Let's just get outside and enjoy the warmer weather!

Trail Report for 3-29-19

The trails in the Willmar Lakes Area are closed to snowmobiles and cross country skis due to the lack of snow. However, we are excited that biking, hiking, and rollerblading season is finally here!

Trail Reports for 3-21-19

The Glacial Lakes State Trail is closed for snowmobiling as the local snow depth is only 6 inches and melting fast with the warm, sunny weather. The trails at Sibley State Park are in poor condition as the trail base can be as thin as three inches [ … Read More … ]

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 3-14-19

Trails have not been groomed this week and will be wet and partially flooded due to the rain. We will post an update if we received enough good snow to groom again. Hiking can be treacherous on snow covered icy trails and we recommend some type of cl [ … Read More … ]
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