Michigan Trail Report


Sault Ste. Marie Trail Report – 03/28

Temps got to 43 yesterday and only down to 38 overnight with some hail and rain. Supposed to get up to 45 today and then be back below freezing each night the rest of this month. Trails in fair to good shape yet.

Groomer Report

Reported On: March 27th, 2019 @ 8:01am

Lots of snow for riding. Be wary of wet areas and the edges of trails as the rain and warmth may have undercut the trail.

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There is now a plowed parking area at the beginning of trail #8 under the International Bridge, which now has an all season porta John. Make sure you lock your vehicles and trailers.

If you are staying in the Sault please look at our list of supporters on our web page and give them your business. Please do that in all towns you visit. The grooming entities are all made up of volunteers who want you to support those who support us!!!!!!

Remember trail base is the amount of snow between your track and the ground below not the amount of fluff piled up in the woods. 10 inches of snow compresses to less then a inch on the trail.

Sault Ste. Marie to Brimley, Trail #8 –

Base 2- 5 inches -Trail is in fair to Good to Condition.

Brimley to Raco, Trail #8 –

Base 3 – 6 inches -Trail is in good Condition.

When going across the bridge in Brimley make sure you go with your the flow of traffic! Blowing and drifting occurs when you first leave Brimley.

Watch for trail change going south just before getting to Raco.

Raco to Naomikong Trail #8 [where Paradise meets us], Trail #8 –

Base 3 – 6 inches – Trail is in good to excellent Condition. Trail change just east of Salt Pointe Rd. Moved trail out of twisty section back to old straight route, about 2.5 miles. Different trail just east of Raco going to M28

Sault Ste. Marie City Trail, Trails #497, #449, parts of #8 & #49 –

Base 3 – 5 inches – Trail is in fair good condition

We now have a marked trail going to Chippewa Motors. It starts once you come out of the woods east of M-129 off #449. It comes into their parking lot from behind if you need parts or service.

City curfew is from 1 am – 6 am. Remember most City streets are open to traffic 20 mph, stop at all intersections, and ride on the right hand side of street not on side walks. Watch for closed streets that are posted, mainly around the hospital, university, and state trunk lines.

Sault Ste. Marie to Kinross, Trail #49 –

Base 2 – 5 inches – Trail is in Good Condition.

Make sure you follow reroute once you cross bridge going south at 7 Mile road .

When the trail is running along roads make sure you go with the flow of traffic on the right side of the road.

Kinross loop & south to Pickford, Parts of Trail #49, #472, and #494 –

Base 1 – 4 inches – Trail in fair to good Condition. Watch for trucks on trail.

Kinross to Raco & Rudyard, Parts of trail #472 & #480 –

Base 3 – 5 inches – Trail in fair to good Condition. Watch for reroute signs just west of Kinross.

The Downtown Trail is open, signed, and snow is now on the bridge.

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Postings From Regional Pages On Facebook

Tuesday October 15th, 2019 - 12:16 pm

Sault Ste. Marie Snowmobile Association

Does one of our local members have a newer model Arctic Cat we can use at our safety class October 26? Used as display as part of class. Please let us know below. It would be indoors and secure. ... See MoreSee Less

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Matthew McKinley?

Luke Duke?

Monday October 7th, 2019 - 6:14 pm

Sault Ste. Marie Snowmobile Association

Join a club! Plain & simple, no explanation needed. Join a club! Thanks Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association. Great picture! Even greater message! ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday October 1st, 2019 - 2:26 am

Sault Ste. Marie Snowmobile Association

How true. If it wasn’t for volunteers there wouldn’t be a groomed trail in the state. Your measly $48 for a trail permit is a drop in the bucket for those few who complain. A big thank you to all the other grant sponsors that maintain our 6700 miles of state trails!!!!👏👌👍🎈Volunteerism is what makes snowmobiling GREAT!! ... See MoreSee Less

How true. If it wasn’t for volunteers there wouldn’t be a groomed trail in the state. Your measly $48 for a trail permit is a drop in the bucket for those few who complain. A big thank you to all the other grant sponsors that maintain our 6700 miles of state trails!!!!👏👌👍🎈

Thursday September 26th, 2019 - 9:30 am

Sault Ste. Marie Snowmobile Association

The Bergland Bridge Project has started!! Today they started on the south side. All old bridge material was removed. They hope to start on the north side tomorrow after the south side is cleaned up. This new bridge will eliminate 4 miles of road/highway travel. It will be the new connection from the SB Route to the Pioneer Trail aka P Route. Won't be long now 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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