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Snowmobile Trail Conditions

With warmer weather in the forecast for later next week we are moving into “spring-like conditions”. Now is a great time to get out and enjoy the trails!


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Here is the latest report from the MN DNR


Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

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Snow depth guide (in inches):

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Groomed Trail Conditions

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Trail snow conditions for: C.J. Ramstad/North Shore State Trail

Comment details: (updated March 8, 2018)
The entire trail has been groomed this week and the entire trail is slated to be groomed again on Friday & Saturday night. There is a 2-6″ base from Duluth to Finland and between a 4-6″ base from Finland to Grand Marais. Please slow down & use caution especially where logging operations are occurring & when meeting a groomer. Please be aware of icy areas along the trail. Trail conditions will change due to use and the weather. Warmer temperatures are in the forecast which could interrupt our grooming schedule.

Skiing Snowmobiling
Conditions: Conditions: Good
Trail groomed? Trail groomed? groomed
Trail base: Trail base: 6-8 inches
Groomed mileage: none Groomed mileage: 146
Information shown in blue was updated on March 8, 2018. Local snow depth is 8-30 inches.
The trail:
The trail winds its way through remote, wooded areas behind the bluffs that overlook Lake Superior. From there you can see some of Minnesota’s most rugged and beautiful scenery.


  • Finland to Grand Marais section: Rentals available at Gunflint Pines Resort, Hungry Jack Lodge, and Steve’s Sports & Auto.
  • Duluth to Finland section: Snowmobile rentals available at Beaver Bay Sports
Location Mile Date Depth Base Condition Groomed?
DULU – Jean Duluth Road 6 8-Mar-18 8 2 Good Groomed
FRRV – French River 13 8-Mar-18 9 2 Good Groomed
FXFM – Fox Farm Road 22 8-Mar-18 18 4 Good Groomed
WSTO – Westover 28 8-Mar-18 23 4 Good Groomed
ALGR – Alger Park Lot 37 8-Mar-18 30 6 Good Groomed
LOND – London Crossing 45 8-Mar-18 24 6 Good Groomed
TRKS – NS RR Tracks 53 8-Mar-18 16 5 Good Groomed
FH11 – Forest Highway #11 58 8-Mar-18 18 6 Good Groomed
HFFG – Heffelfinger Road 71 8-Mar-18 18 6 Good Groomed
SONJ – Sonju Lake Road 82 8-Mar-18 19 6 Good Groomed
LCR8 – Lake County #8 91 8-Mar-18 20 6 Good Groomed
TEMP – Temperance Road 101 8-Mar-18 18 6 Good Groomed
SAWB – Sawbill Trail 108 8-Mar-18 19 6 Good Groomed
BARK – Barker Lake 117 8-Mar-18 33 8 Good Groomed
MTOE – Mistletoe Road 125 8-Mar-18 27 8 Good Groomed
PIKE – Pike Lake Road 130 8-Mar-18 25 8 Good Groomed
GUNF – Gunflint Trail Junct. 140 8-Mar-18 27 8 Good Groomed

Getting there

Duluth: From I35, take the 21st Ave. east exit to Woodland Ave. Turn right on Woodland Ave, follow to the Martin Rd., turn right. Parking is half mile down on the right.
Normanna Road: From Duluth take Cty. 37 north to Cty. 44, turn right, proceed for 1.2 miles, right on Cty. 38, lot is 1 mile east on left.
Two Harbors: From Hwy. 61 go north on Cty. 2 for 7 miles, right on Twp. 25, lot on right.
Beaver Bay: From Hwy. 61 go north on Cty. 4 which turns into Forest Highway 11, 9.5 miles on right.
Finland: From Highway 61, take Highway 1 to Finland, turn right on County Road 7, trail is one and one half miles on the right.
Lutsen: From Hwy. 61 take Cty. 4 north for six miles, lot on right.


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