Michigan Trail Report

Gaylord Area Trail Report – 11/08

Gaylord Bureau –

November 5, 2019 – 1:30 p.m.

Snow, snow, snow! It’s early November and we already have a coating of the white stuff. Please remember our snowmobile trails open on December 1st, weather permitting. Stay tuned to this page for updates to trail conditions. See you soon!



Sledheads of Frederic –

FREDERIC / GAYLORD AREA UPDATE via Sledheads of Frederic –

WOW, its winter in downtown Frederic, I would say we have 4 to 6 inches here just like we had at Lake Margrethe…MO MO NAH CHEE CHEE NAH…..if we could manage to keep this till Dec 1 it would be a great base starter. Big John texted me this morning saying we should go for a ride as he has alot of snow out by his place too.

I guess I should check into getting trail permits in here to sell. Only 22 days till the trails officially open. Here is a video of me riding around the shop this morning. Thanks for checking in. Pete



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Wednesday November 20th, 2019 - 7:27 pm

Visit Gaylord Michigan

A storm system will bring rain to the area starting late tonight and lasting through the day Thursday. Rain will transition to light lake effect snow after the cold front passes through Thursday evening. Winds Thursday night into early Friday will be gusty. ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday November 20th, 2019 - 9:48 am

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A stronger storm system is expected to impact the Great Lakes region tonight through Friday morning. Periods of rain through much of this time frame will eventually transition to light lake effect snow showers as cooler temperatures pour back into the region behind the departing system. ... See MoreSee Less

Monday November 18th, 2019 - 3:16 am

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This week will be a bit milder than it recently has been, but it will still be below normal. Multiple chances for light rain and snow showers exist for much of the week, with the best chances arriving on Thursday. ... See MoreSee Less

Saturday November 16th, 2019 - 11:31 pm

Jordan Valley Trails Council

Stolen signs are not only is a major safety hazard but cause our volunteers countless hours a year to replace. Some do it maliciously, some do it for trophies but it could detrimental to a trail user.Saw this gem on Facebook today. Yes they had the MI DNR emblem on them. Yes, I personally called them out. Unfortunately people don't realize that these are not decorations. These are signs for SAFETY! Every club has signs stolen every year. Signs paid for by snowmobilers, installed by volunteers, and used by riders to prevent injuries and fatalities! It is no laughing matter! I do not like to rant! I'd rather rave about great trail conditions, great community support, great volunteers and so on. If you see this kind of activity, let it be known that it isn't right and it isn't safe! ... See MoreSee Less

Stolen signs are not only is a major safety hazard but cause our volunteers countless hours a year to replace.  Some do it maliciously, some do it for trophies but it could detrimental to a trail user.

Comment on Facebook

Call the state police and have them arrested

It’s a shame there is always a couple of jack bags. Go steal from your mother. Actually probably does that too

Wednesday November 13th, 2019 - 2:56 pm

Sledheads of Frederic , Michigan Snowmobiling

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24” in Brights Grove Ontario! Across from Port Huron!

Mancelona is at 33.5 for November so far according to the Antrim County Road Commission

Hi Pete!!! Can’t wait to get up there and ride!

Pete its not snowing?? Its been snowing an blowing up here all day in Mancelona.

I need trail permits. Are the in yet..

Hi Pete love ur showings

Camlachie Ontario has 2ft..... haven’t had 2ft the last 2 years!! Nov 12 snowmobiling was epic

Hello from slednecks of Hollywood how's it going today Pete

All I hear is bbbrrrraaaaappppppp brap brap brap

2 feet east of hart Michigan

Yes. Looking good

Thanks for sharing Pete..

Hi Pete I’ll see you soon

Hi Pete

I hope so

Thanks for the update

I'll be there in 2 days!!!!!

Brap brap brother!!!!!

Deer season

Dusting of snow and cold

Hi Pete


Patrick from Pittsburgh

Looks good

Hello from North Dakota

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