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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

Sno Skippers
Joe Shimota 320-979-4953
josephshimota@yahoo.com

West Central Snow Drifters
Dennis Evenson 320-894-1461

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Trail Reports

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 1-20-22

The ski and snowmobile trails at Sibley State Park are partially groomed and conditions are considered fair. The trails have a 3 inch base on average. Roughly 5 inches of snow covers the ground within the park.

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 1-13-22

Snow depth varies throughout the park. We did have some snow melt this week. The trails have been packed. Mt. Tom road and the skate ski loop are the only trails with tracks set. We hopeful that conditions will improve with the predicted snow accumulation tonight into Friday.

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 1-6-22

All snowmobile trails at Sibley State Park remain ungroomed but conditions are considered fair. The trails have a 3 inch base. Roughly 6 inches of snow covers the ground within the park. Mt. Tom road and the skate ski loop are the only trails with tracks set.

Sibley State Park Trail Report for 12-29-21

Snow depth varies throughout the park and most of the trails have been packed. Mt. Tom road is the only trail with tracks set.

Glacial Lakes State Trail Report for 12-21-21

Local snow depth is 4 inches. Poor snowmobiling conditions due to lack of snow. Trails have not been groomed.

Sibley State Park Winter Trail Report for 12-16-21

There is 1 inch of snow on the ground, since it rained/melted Wednesday evening (Dec. 15).

Sibley State Park Winter Trail Report for 12-9-21

Currently there is only 3 inches of snow on the ground so there’s not enough for cross country skiing or snowmobiling yet. But we are expected to get some more snow on Friday.

Trail Report for 12-2-21

We encourage you to enjoy our many area trails by walking, jogging, biking or roller blading while we wait for our snowy winter to arrive! The cross country ski and snowmobile trails in the Willmar Lakes Area remain closed due to a lack of snow. Plan your perfect winter getaway now! Soon the Willmar Lakes Area will turn into a winter wonderland and whether you love ice fishing, ice skating, cross country skiing, snowmobiling or fat tire biking, countless winter adventures await you in the Willmar Lakes Area! Read more…

Trail Report for 11-18-21

The many beautiful trails in the Willmar Lakes Area continue to be free of snow and ice. Enjoy the warm November we are having and soak up the sun on the Glacial Ridge State Trail!

Last Fall Color Report for the Willmar Lakes Area 10-21-21

Most areas of central Minnesota are past peak, but pockets of nice fall color can still be found scattered throughout the eastern region. Updates from Minnesota State Parks and Trails and the MN Department of Natural Resources.

Fall Color Report for Sibley State Park 10-14-21

Where to go Head to Mt. Tom for a panoramic view of the surrounding forest. Henschien Lake’s Shoreline is very colorful this week. Hike the Pond View Trail by the Interpretive Center for a mix of prairie grasses, flowers and deciduous trees. The park’s beach area provides great views of the forest along Lake Andrew. What you’ll see The Oak trees are showing yellow. The Maple trees are still consistently red and orange. The Ash trees are still showing yellow on the leaves that are left. We have had a…

Fall Color Report for Monson Lake State Park 10-14-21

Where to go Enjoy the cooler fall temps while checking out the Hiking Club Trail for some early fall colors. The Boat Landing has great views of the surrounding forest. What you’ll see The Oak trees are showing yellow colors. Maples trees are showing orange and red colors. We did have a fair amount of leaves dropping this week from rain and wind. More tips The Monson historic shelter building is a great place to have lunch and view the fall colors. To see current fall photos of the park, click…