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NOTICE TO RIDERS: SLOW DOWN: There are some areas of the Maine trail system where wood harvesting operations are underway. In a few cases, rather than close the trail some companies have opted to allow riders to share short sections of the plowed road. It is against the law to operate a snowmobile on plowed roads, so in these few cases the allowed section of road would be well marked with signage. Some riders are going way too fast in these areas. SLOW DOWN. A close call or accident with the operators of trucks and heavy equipment in the area will likely lead to loss of access. Thank you.
Reports reflect observations of MSA family and business members who clear, sign, groom and ride the trails of Maine. Local chambers of commerce, businesses and snowmobile clubs are a good source for additional information on trails in their area.
Trail Reports are provided to the public courtesy of the members of the Maine Snowmobile Association. Reports are accepted from MSA family and business members, groomers/projects. Please include your name and the name of your MSA club when submitting the report.
If you post trail conditions on your MSA club or supporting business web site and wish to have your updates posted and linked from this page, drop us an email with your request. (It would be very helpful if we received notice when the report on your site has been updated.)
Photo by Sue Maynard - The groomed trail left behind by the drag - Chapman Ridge Runners, Trail #74.
Aroostook County:2/22: This is only a portion of the report. Please view the full report with more details, social events, etc at Caribou Rec web site.
ITS 92: ...great shape..., ITS 90:.... great shape., ITS 120 This trail is in great conditions...
ITS 83 reporting good conditions. The logging operation is now in effect and the reroute is now open please watch for signs... There is also a new logging operation in Monticello south of the transfer station road
ITS 81 This trail is connected all the way through ...logging operation on the section in Grand Isle please watch for signs. ...logging operation where trail 98B and 81 intersect watch for signs. Madawaska is reporting good conditions....
ITS 85 This trail is in good condition. Ashland, Eagle Lake and Portage will do their sections tonight. Fort Kent will also be out on their section tonight and reporting a few water holes, watch for signage.
ITS 105 ...good condition...
ITS 88 Parts of this trail have been groomed today and the other clubs will be out tonight. ...some water holes on the powerline section near Ashland.
Trail 61 in Washburn is groomed and in good shape.
Trail 89 This trail is open to the Black Bear Lodge and connects with trail 102... From this intersection North to 94 still has not been connected....
Trail 94 will be groomed Thursday night... good condition.
Trail 71A in Ashland is now open to the river, there is one mile of plowed road other than that this trail is awesome.
Frenchville is reporting good shape on their trails
Sly Brook snowmobile club are reporting good conditions on trail 96 and 73, Friday the rest of 73 and 73A will be groomed.
Moosetown Riders are reporting their section of 92 down to Chamberlains store was done Thursday morning and the lake loops will be done early Friday...
Caswell is reporting good conditions, Limestone is reporting good conditions
Trail 71D is closed for the season as there is logging, this is in the Grand Lake Seboeis area. Municipal trail 70 Benedicta/Whetstone Falls is closed due to heavy logging
Trail 81 Nordic Lakers are reporting good conditions
Presque Isle is reporting that they will be out Thursday and Friday..., Chapman is reporting good conditions, Easton Snowmobile Club is reporting their whole system is in great shape
Trail 73 and 73B is being maintained by Fort Kent and are reporting a few water holes on 73. Central Aroostook Snowmobile club reporting a lot of Moose traffic on the #9 lake trail and Rte. 70A.,Number 9 lake trail is in good condition
Meduxnekeag Ramblers ... active logging operation on ITS 83 between the trestle and the Dump Road in Monticello. ... road across the trail for hauling logs but sleds do have the right of way. Please be cautious in this area. ITS 86 to St Croix Stream will be ready for the weekend as well as club trail 81....
Smoki-Haulers in Oakfield will be grooming ITS 83 south and ITS 83 East to West as soon as the trails freeze up... Benedicta Snow Gang reports that all grooming has stopped until this warm weather goes away. The temp is supposed to go back down to seasonable levels tonight...
Bowlin/Matagamon/Shin Pond is erring on the side of caution and has not had the groomers on the trails during the temporary thaw. They will be out again as soon as temps drop. ...
The Molunkus Valley Snow drifters out of Sherman will be out today... ITS 83, ITS 83A and the Bible Point Trail will be ready... Rockabema in Patten has also been holding off due to the warm conditions. Hopefully they will be back on trails ITS 81 and 112 to Shin Pond as well as club trail 62 north sometime Thursday...
Big Valley Snowclub reports that last night's freeze means they will be out grooming trails again. ITS 83 North and South as well as ITS 112 should be good for the weekend.
Linneus Sno-sports has had an issue with their one groomer but it should be fixed today and back on the trails by tonight...
Eastern Maine Snow Riders report that the trails 3, 3A and ITS 110 toward Wytopitlock and Macwahoc held up surprisingly well during the warm spell....
Benedicta:2/22: "Hi Gang,We took somewhat of a hit the last couple days,with temps. in the 50's and some rain on top of that. We have sent both groomers out today to fix what we can as temps. have become seasonal again. With that being said, my report is as follows:
ITS#83 - Sherman/Whetstone Falls- groomed, with good conditions overall. Riders may encounter a water bar -SLOW DOWN!!
ITS#81 - Sherman/Benedicta/Mattawamkeag Cutoff - groomed, with good/excellent conditions!!
Municipal Trail #70 - Benedicta/Whetstone Falls - CLOSED due to heavy logging!!
NOTE*Riders will encounter icy spots on all trails,especially in the corners - SLOW DOWN!!
NOTE*Moose & deer using all trails to get around, give them the right of way. Remember, it is ILLEGAL to chase or harass these animals in any way!!NOTE*2nd annual Snowgang Fishing Derby is Sat. Feb 24th on Plunkett Pond in Benedicta. Lots of money up for grabs, concessions in place - Should be a great time" - Jim Splan, Reporter at Large, Benedicta Snowgang
Mars Hill:2/22:"IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT ITS 83 see below. Trails are all in fair condition. ...The middle of the week warm temps are going to make it so very little grooming will be done until Thursday night. ...Hot Dog Roast on March 4 from 11am to 2pm along ITS 83 in Mars Hill.
ITS 83 Mars Hill to Presque Isle is in fair condition. Slow down by the house in Westfield-...GO 20 MPH PLEASE!!
ITS 83 Mars Hill to Bridgewater is in fair condition and for local traffic only. The trail in Bridgewater is closed south of the Boot Foot Road and North of the #9 Lake Trail intersection due to logging. The detour will be using ITS 81S Mars Hill, Rte 70A, and then the #9 Lake Trail in this order if coming from the north traveling south. If traveling from the south going north the order will be the #9 Lake Trail Monticello, Rte 70A, ITS81N into Mars Hill. This is the same as last year and will add approximately 20 miles to your ride. SO PLAN ACCORDINGLY regarding having enough gasoline to make the trip.
ITS83 south from the intersection of the #9 Lake Trail is in fair condition.
There is also a logging operation crossing ITS 83 in Monticello south of the Transfer Station Road and north of the Meduxnekeag River trestle bridge. It is well marked with many CAUTION signs so slow down and watch for equipment. We have pictures on our Facebook page of the signs in this area.
#9 Lake Trail is in fair condition. The logging operation crossing this trail a few miles west of the ITS 83 intersection appears to done. Will be checking on this and if this is the case we will pull the CAUTION signs this weekend. Route 70A is in good condition.
ITS 81 from Mars Hill southwest to Rte 70A is in fair condition. Watch for MOOSE in the trail! ITS 81 northeast from Mars Hill to Easton is in good condition. Please stay on the marked trails so as not to hit obstacles in the fields that are now covered by the snow." - - Nick Bailey, Central Aroostook S.C.
Oxbow-Masardis:2/7: "Club trail 71-A has been groomed by the Ashland Club and is being signed today. Another snowstorm is predicted for this afternoon with up to 10 inches of new snow expected. - Oxbow-Masardis SC
St John Valley/ExtremeNorthern Maine :2/6: "PLENTY of snow throughout EXTREME NORTHERN MAINE......" http://www.facebook.com/SnowmobileNorthernMaine:
GREATER KATAHDIN REGION
Katahdin Region:2/23: "It still looks like winter here and there is snow on the ground. We had some warming up and cooling down this week which made for icy conditions on the trails yesterday. Last night we groomed our entire system, sections of trails are still icy as the temps are still cold 12 degrees right now, temps warm up to 30 later in the day so trails will soften out as the day moves on, pay attention as you ride as things can happen fast, for experienced and inexperienced riders.
Last Night the Twin Pines Snowmobile Club Groomed the following trails: Grant Brook Rd to ITS 85/86 Penobscot Pond; ITS 85/86 The State Road; 112/Logan Pond Trail; 85/86 to Hurd Pond; and the Stacyville Rd ITS 85/86 to Whetstone; 112/Stratton trail; Wild Kingdom Trail; In town Millinocket Trails and the South Twin Connector and ITS 85/86 The Pole Line. Note the Pole Line ITS 85/86 has some washouts that have opened up again so ride with caution. We are grooming again tonight. As always, ride right, ride safe, mind those corners and pay attention on Bridges! River Driver's Restaurant is open from 7am to 9pm, with hot food and gas for sleds. https://www.neoc.com/snowmobile-trail-report-maine, https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilinginmaine
Jo-Mary Riders Update: last night into the morning we groomed / 109N to 86, Black Pond, PP x-over, 111, B-Pond, The Parkway, Ragged Mtn. including up to the Fire Tower, 109/111 x-over, Downtown connector, and the 109S toward Medway. Most of the trails have good snow cover, some thin spots, some patches of ice here + there, did not see or hear about any wash outs. The groomers chopped up the hard pack and laid it down flat." Jo-Mary Riders SC
Note: There are some errors on the 2018 Katahdin Region Snowmobile Map. Contrary to what it shows on the 2018 Trail Map, 5 Lakes Lodge does not serve food. Also the Northern Timber Cruisers clubhouse is actually located in Millinocket (the incorrect location of the NTC on the map is in Brownville).
Bowlin Matagamon Shin Pond area :: http://shinpondview.viewnetcam.com:5000/live/index.html?Language=0 Shin Pond Village Facebook page, Shinpond.com
GREATER MOOSEHEAD REGION
Rockwood:2/21: "Trails are changing fast out there, so please stay off if at all possible until temps cool down. The lake has a lot of slush on it this morning. Wet areas on trails will be opening up so watch for hazards until we get more cold and snow to fill them in. I know its vacation week but riding trails in these warm conditions could ruin them for the season so PLEASE stay off till it turns cold again , Thank you ." Blue Ridge Riders snowmobile club, Facebook page
Rockwood :2/20: "All area trails are good. Expect softer conditions until Thursday. ITS 88 was groomed from Greenville/Forks intersection to the Jackman intersection Sunday night. All area trails have been groomed. Our groomers will be out again on Thursday night after the warm up is over.
The Moosehead Trail (RT66) is now opened and marked from MT Kineo directly to The Birches. We have fuel and oil. The Birches restaurant and lounge is opened every day 7 AM until at least 9 PM. Take RT 66 or ITS 88 to the lodge from Jackman and Greenville/Forks. Check out our live webcam http://www.birches.com/webcam
ITS 88 is groomed from the Jackman system to the Greenville/Forks system. Be sure to have good cell phones while traveling the trails. Check our Facebook Page for daily updates/
ITS 88 from The Birches will be on all trails and no plowed roads this winter season. The groomers are all running now. Come on over for a great meal and great accommodations. The Birches Resort , Facebook Page
Shirley: 2/18: "What a great week for school vacation as far as the weather goes. The only thing wrong is the warm temps are not a snow groomer's friend. We will be out grooming as weather permits. Trials are good conditions but could use more snow and cooler temperatures." Shirley Bog Trail Busters, Facebook page
Greenville:2/16: "Our groomers were out again last night laying down some beautiful trails! Our plan is to groom every night through this weekend and next week for school vacation. We're hoping that the temps don't get as warm as forecasted for early next week. The trails will be very busy so please ride safe and ride right." - Moosehead Riders SC Facebook page .
Kokadjo:2/8: " The storm yesterday gave us a good 10 inches of snow to work with. All surrounding clubs are out packing trails. Will there be some good riding this weekend? OH YEAH! " View reports of individual trails at the Kokadjo Roach Riders web site.
ROUTE 201 CORRIDOR
The Forks:2/23: "Trails took a beating with the recent warm weather. Seasonal temperatures have returned and groomers are out doing what we can with what we have. Good news is that the trails have solidified FLAT. Bad news is that they are very hard and icy, with some bare ground in places. Trails are all passable. Some sections are good, some are poor where you have to "bob & weave" to stay on snow. Certainly not mid-winter conditions but, if you want to get out and ride and enjoy the scenery, you can. Just be careful with the ice.
ITS 86 FROM BERRYS STORE HEADING EAST TOWARD GREENVILLE In town section is beat up, but passable. Once out of town just a mile, things improve somewhat. Some bare spots and ice till the Boise Road. Hodges Road section around Mosquito Mountain has a number of bare spots and ice. Again, all passable with some "bobbing & weaving". The 1 mile Power Line section near Moxie Pond is rough. There is a 1 mile section of plowed road around Moxie Pond.... very icy and scratchy through there. Snow conditions improve from Moxie Pond all the way to the ITS 88 intersection.
ITS 87 HEADING SOUTH TOWARD BINGHAM Some corners on the Divide Road section are getting bare. The riding up to Moore's Bog is fair. From Moore's Bog south is thin in spots with ice. The 1 mile windswept section on the south side of Moxie Mountain is bare and icy, but passable off to the side.
BALD MOUNTAIN TRAIL Still has good snow cover. Groomed with nice going all the way through.
PLEASANT POND TRAIL Still has good snow cover. Groomed all the way to the Bingham Wind Farm Trail.
CARATUNK SPUR Open and groomed.
KENNEBEC RIVER TRAIL Open all the way from Northern Outdoors to West Forks. Just a very few bare corners, but icy. The big hill off the Flood Road is very icy. BECAUSE OF THIS IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ONLY EXPERIENCED RIDERS WITH PICKS USE THIS TRAIL." - Jim Yearwood, Forks Area Trails Club Northern Outdoors, Facebook page
For day riders, there is a FREE PARK & RIDE LOT at Northern Outdoors on Route 201. The lot is large, well plowed and has plenty of room for trailers. Groomed access to all trails. The lot is marked with a large sign on Route 201. Trail maps, 91 octane ethanol-free gas, and food are available at Northern Outdoors.
Jackman:2/22: "All trails are open. The conditions are hard, flat and good it may be icy please use caution, especially when traveling over any water. Unplowed woods roads make for good riding in conditions like this. Remember quite a few trail changes, so ask your host if you are unsure." - Border Riders Sportsman Club - View more details at club website linked above
Jackman-Moose River:2/22: "The temperatures did drop after the warmer weather and rain. Some riders reporting in that in town are all ice or some bare spots but as you get out of town, trails are fair to good to the Border, Rockwood and Pittston. This is only impressions from a few riders. Our groomers will go out later today and assess the trails. Use extreme caution on curves. We need some snow, hopefully coming in this weekend.
Reminder: stay off wood plantations and plowed roads. There were reports of sleds on the Demo and Moose River roads. Please do not ride on plowed roads (used for logging operations) unless the ITS is sharing a part of this road.
To see more information or trail details, you can visit the Border Riders website or their Page on Facebook. Remember to support the clubs who maintain the trails you ride!" View reports on individual trails at Jackman Moose River Region Chamber of Commerce web site
Jackman:2/22: "'COLD TEMPERATURES ARE BACK! THE TRAILS ARE OKAY! THEY WILL BE ON THE ICY SIDE UNTIL WE GET SOME MORE SNOW. A LITTLE SNOW IS EXPECTED TODAY AND MORE ON SUNDAY. Cole temperatures are back! The trails are okay! They will be on the icy side until we get some more snow. A little snow is expected today and more on Sunday.
NORTH TO CANADA:Good, once you get out of town
SOUTH TO PARLIN AND FORKS Fair to Good
PITTSTON FARM: Good after you get out of the first miles leaving town.
CLUB TRAIL TO BORDER RIDERS. Open from lake to clubhouse. ... NOT GOING TO THE BORDER THIS WAY BECAUSE OF LOGGING OPERATION.
Rockwood: Good" Bishop's Motel report. See more trails and lodging info at web site linked above
Anson-North Anson:2/22: "Carrabasett River crossing checked and passable, use caution. ITS 84 groomed from Solon to New Portland Hill. scratchers recommended due to hard packed trails." - Mike, Anson-North Anson SC
Bingham:2/21 : "Temperatures picked up today but will revert back to lows in the teens and twenties starting this evening. Light snow expected on Friday, more substantial snow forecast for Sunday.
All Valley Riders SC trails were groomed at the end of last weekend and are in good shape. There is still the occasional loose rock exposed so be mindful. Groomers went out last night and will continue throughout the week.
ITS 87 north toward the Forks is thin for the first 8mi but has good coverage and is as flat as can be considering conditions. From that point to where we meet the Forks is flat and fast with excellent coverage.
ITS 87 south is groomed and in fantastic shape all the way to the Solon Dam. Pretty rough and thin if continuing toward the Solon Superette, but should be taken care of with 1 pass from the groomer.
ITS 84 east toward Athens was groomed and fantastic all the way to the end of Mahoney Hill. IRON GATE RD... It is being groomed again this year!!! This trail hasn't been groomed for about a week but is fairly flat with excellent coverage. If you have ever checked this trail out we highly recommend it. From ITS 84 at the end of Mahoney Hill Rd it will loop you around to the Wind Mill trail intersection and connector back to ITS 87. Sunshine trail to Withee Pond trail is in fantastic shape as always. When continuing back to ITS 87 you will notice that the Town Line Rd did finally get plowed down to Dead Water but still has good coverage on it.
The other club connector closest to town has also been recently groomed and in great shape, offering our tightest and windiest trail in our club system.
The Wind Mill trail is still in good shape as well. Grooming efforts flattened the trail back out and make this a great route. The very top has gotten thin, but is covered. It is however very icy at Tower 30, which is the big lookout bluff most people are familiar with.
Breakneck Ridge trail has been being groomed and I was told was in great shape! See you on the trails!" North Country Rivers web site, Facebook page
West Forks, Parlin Pond:2/9: "We finally got some much needed snow on our trail system. The area ended up with around 10-12 inches of powdery snow. We spent yesterday grooming out the system and starting to get the trails set up for the weekend. The trails are very loose because the snow was so dry so it'll take a couple days of riding and grooming to tighten them up. The Coburn Summit Trail was groomed to the halfway point and bladed all the way to the Summit. There will be heavy traffic going up this weekend so please use extra caution when on the summit trail. More snow is in the forecast for Sat/Sun. It's only going to get better!" - Joe, Coburn Summit Riders
Solon:2/9: "We received about a foot of fresh snow yesterday. Groomers have been out restoring trail conditions since yesterday and will continue working on Solon trails through Saturday. Please use caution day and night and watch for grooming equipment in the trail." - View reports on individual trails at Solon Snow Hawks
Madison:2/3: "I will be grooming the north end of club trail 27 we just got all the trees cleared so we can go through. So if your out and about ride safe ride right. The trails are in really great shape I didn't see any issues last night when we were out." Abnaki Sno-Riders
Bingham: : Valley Riders SC, Gateway Recreation & Lodging
RANGELEY/BETHEL/GREATER RUMFORD AREA/WESTERN MAINE
Rangeley:2/22: " I just got off the phone with Lee, The Groomers are still out this morning he is super excited at how good the trails came back to life. There are thin spots on a lot of the Intown trails and access points but that is to be expected with the amount of traffic those trails see. As you work your way north 3 to 4 miles out of the town trails the trails are great. He says it's hard to believe that it was over 50 degrees up here on Wednesday with how well these trails came back. Don't get us wrong they are not perfect considering the weather we had with the amount of rain we had things looking really good. He says pack your bags and get up here! Please join the club for under $40 a season you can help support hungry piston bully in Rangeley!" Rangeley Lakes SC Facebook page Rangeley Lakes SC.
Bethel-Greenwood-Woodstock:2/22: "WARNING: Trail 13 South out of Bethel by Alder River railroad trussel the trail is closed due to flooding. We will post update once water recedes." See updates at Greenstock Snowsports Facebook page
Rumford:2/19: "2/19/18 - Trail 17 from the Groomer Garage to ITS 82 was groomed, with the Tucker, by Trailmasters Tom Reed and Gene Knox. Tom reported that, "The trails have held up pretty well until now, but the warm temps are making the trails soft and thin in some spots. Riders are encouraged to stay off the trails this Tuesday and Wednesday due to the upcoming rain showers and temps approaching the 60's."
Trail 17 was groomed by Louise and Bob Stickney. They also groomed Trail 12 from Concord Pond to Rumford Corner.
Blackberry Lane was groomed by Denis Dufour. He also groomed more than half of ITS 82 west.
We've noticed that most riders have been doing a pretty good job of not tearing up the trails this year. Thank you for that. Jesse Farrington also made the following comment, "Been meeting a lot of respectful sledders at the Warming Hut lately. That's good to see." Again, thank you riders.
Now if we can get through the next 2 or 3 days of unseasonabley warm, wet weather without a lot of damage to the trails, we should still have some good riding ahead." - Rumford Polar Bears web site, Facebook page
Naples:2/15: "Our groomers are stating that with the snow that we currently have we have one more weekend of snowmobiling we need more snow to get beyond this weekend" - Muddy River Sno-Seekers Facebook page, web page
Roxbury/Byron:2/9: "Trail update: Last night Connector trail 117 was groomed from Mexico to ITS 84. Water bars and thin cover areas have now been eliminated. Trail 16 to Roxbury pond will be groomed this morning. Bunker pond and the twins trail will be groomed after trail 16. All main trails will be groomed before the weekend. Please ride with caution as our groomer is operated 24/7 " - Craig Young, President, Slippery Sliders SC
Sebago :2/9: "Another great night out grooming ITS 89. Douglas Mtn. North is absolutely great riding. Get out there and ride before it gets warm and turns to mush! We found a weak point in one of our newer lightweight drags but were able to get home just fine - a little reinforcement plating and it will be back in service.
Downtown area - Krista's Four Seasons, Sheas Gas, & Jordans store area also had some grooming done!
PLEASE whoever is ripping up the fields & trail & snowbanks in and around the Orchard... Please stop. You are going to ruin it for everyone. Its not hard to tell who is doing it - the tracks lead right to your house. This is us giving you ONE chance by asking nicely." - Sebago Branch Duckers Facebook page.
Newry:2/8: "We got probably just under a foot of new white goodness!! Grooming will be happening, so please be on the look out!! Not sure what is getting groomed/dragged when, but I do know that Leon will be grooming Grafton on Friday!!!!! Yeah!!!
I won't be updating on trail conditions in Newry this weekend...as we are headed north to ride some big boy/girl trails!
Enjoy. Ride safe....ride right and always yield to the groomers!" Windy Valleys SC, Facebook page
Hebron:: Bouncing Bogies SC
Andover::Andover Snow Valley Sno-Goers Facebook page
Newport :2/13: "The following trails were groomed during the overnight and are in pretty good shape.,I.T.S.-84&85 (railbed), Palmyra Ridge Trail., Nokomis Loop Trail (south). Conn To Lake. Smith Pass. I.T.S.-84 from Smith Pass to Club House." - Sebasticook Valley SC
Guilford:2/9: " Trail update At this time all the trails have been groomed once after the snow. Tonight ITS 85 south and covered bridge connector will be groomed again.
There has been a lot of traffic today but the trails are in good shape. I expect the trails to get a bit bumpy by the end of the day Saturday, But our operators will be back out Saturday night all night while your sleeping grooming them up for your enjoyment Sunday. Tip of the day...get out on the trail early to beat the traffic!!!
*Join a club *Lend a hand *Thank a volunteer that maintains the trails you ride. Ride safe!" Four Winds SC
Monson:2/9: "We are going to be grooming the North Trail, Blanchard Trail, and Narrow Gauge tonight. Those trails should be in great shape for your Saturday ride. The eville trail will be groomed on Sunday." Narrow Gauge Riders Snowmobile Club
Corinna:2/8: "Getting it done today doubling up on ITS84 headed over towards SVSC Club House. We will be out with both machines to get trails opened now that we have some snow to run the club trails!" Corundel Raiders SC
Kingfield :2/22: "We are not grooming at all. No snow and trails are hard. Once we get enough snow we will be out on trails 15 North to Carrabassett and south to ITS 84. Ride safe if your going to be out." - Sno-Wanderers Club of Kingfield.
New Portland :2/19: " Trails are good now and we will have to see how warm it gets. We are out grooming when temps allow. Please slow down and ride safe."- Brad, Wire Bridge Sno-Travelers
Eustis/Stratton 2/16: "grooming will resume tonight with the colder temperatures and trails are in great shape." - Arnold Trail SC, Facebook Page
Northwestern Mt ride :2/15: "We rode from the Carrabassett Valley to Bosebuck Camps through Stratton, Eustis, Rangeley and Oquossoc . The trails were excellent. I noticed new signs with mileage and businesses on the trail. Nice job out of the clubs." - Al Swett, Rangeley Lakes SC
Lexington-Highland-Concord-Pleasant Ridge :2/8: "Our groomer was out today we have groomed the trail from Lexington to meet the Carrabassett trail. Someone will be out tomorrow. When I get the up date I will post information" - Lexington-Highlanders SC
GREATER BANGOR-GREATER LINCOLN
Enfield:2/15: "The past few evenings we groomed the West Enfield trails, the trails to the Penobscot River, Trapier's, Citgo and the 105 Restaurant, and the trail to Passadumkeag. They are all in great shape and packed down hard. There is one small washout just west of the main power lines behind Cold Stream Storage that was filled in with the groomer but may open up again with the warmer weather heading into the weekend, so use caution.
Our trail east to Burlington and Lincoln still has a small section closed off by a landowner just beyond where the trail splits off to Cold Stream Pond. Sledders can get to the pond from either side of the closed section and we will be working on getting new signs up to direct traffic.
Overall these are the best snow conditions we've seen in a while so get out, enjoy, and stay safe!"- Cold Stream Sno-Riders
Orrington:2/10: " 2-10-18 Trail update: last night trails #107, #1, #9 & some of Trail #4 & #5 were groomed. Open areas & fields don't have as much snow cover, but are rideable. Trails in the wooded areas have much more snow depth. The rain & warm temperatures have done some damage to our trail system. Use caution, hazards do exist." - Orrington Trail Riders, website
Lincoln :2/9: "Between Thursday & today most of the Lincoln Snowhounds Snowmobile Club trail system has been groomed. The exceptions are ITS 82 running down the powerline through Chester and out to I-95 has NOT been groomed since the Wednsday storm that left us with about 8" of that "white gold". Also NOT groomed are Trail 2 from Bedford Farm Road out to Millet-Mallet Road and Trail 1 from this same section of Trail 2 out to the Big Narrows. Our head groomer guy spent 19 hours grooming on Thursday. Think of that when you're out there riding those trails. Hopefully they are holding up."- Lincoln Snowhounds SC
Springfield :2/4: "Trail 9 to Trail 8 groomed to Kingman Connection,one water hole on trail 9 be careful. Trail12 was groomed today to Mattawamkeag connection - Quad County SC web site, Facebook page See where the groomer has been
Bucksport:: Family SC, web site
Downeast Sunrise Trail:2/6: "For you snowmobile riders, The rain on Sunday removed what little snow that may have been left. Some snow is forecast for Wednesday, we will have to wait and see if it will be rideable." Sunrise Trail web site or Facebook page
Cherryfield :2/2: "Snow was unworkable the other day, now last night we had 4-5 hours of rain. It has changed over to a wet snow. Not enough snow on trail to work with at this time. Stay tuned as information becomes available. - Narraguagus SC web site report, Facebook page
Beddington:: Airline Riders SC
Calais :: Sunrise Snowmobilers Facebook page
CENTRAL MAINE (Greater LA, Augusta, Waterville etc)
Gardiner:2/14 : "Trails are in pretty good shape considering the warm weather and rain, but watch out for water holes and ice patches. Basically spring conditions. Can't groom because we would lose what little loose snow is on the hardpack, but they are pretty flat." - Brian Winchester, Gardiner Ridge Riders
West Gardiner :2/14: "All trails have been groomed & are in good condition. Water holes/dips have been covered with pallets or branches, use caution as these can come up quickly. " Cobbosseecontee SC
Auburn :2/14: "Trails are groomed and not in bad shape for the amount of warm weather we had. Watch for water holes and objects starting to show through the snow. Definitely spring conditions. Get out and ride before the snow is gone. Ride safe. " - Mert Gould, Auburn Sno-Groomers
Winthrop:2/13: "Groomers have been out last night and this AM. Our remaining trails should be groomed tonight. Trails are in very good to excellent shape. The washouts on ITS connector 115 have been filled. Thank you to all who helped (including one of our members who was just out riding the trails)."-Hillandalers SC
Palermo:2/12: "Trail system groomed today. P1, P2, L1, L2, trail to Albion and Frye Mtn trail all groomed. Trails are in very good shape, a few washouts to look out for. Get out and ride. The upcoming warm weather won't help." Palermo SC trail conditions
Lewiston:2/11 : "Bruce groomed very early this morning to get them flat before the rain and they looked great. Now if we can just go back to cold weather please." Hillside Family Riders SC, Facebook page
Albion :2/2: "We all got blessed with some snow so we hit the trails and they shaped up really nice. Its 85 from Tommy Kent's to the Albion Mini Mart. Through town Lee St through the school yard across Hawes. The pit over to Ian Reardon has been done. There is some wash outs here and there. The trails that are done are fantastic. I saw Kevin Bradstreet out with the Brown Ford as well. Have fun" - Night Roadrunners SC
Belgrade:: Belgrade Draggin Masters
SOUTH-SOUTH WESTERN MAINE
Hollis:2/22: "all trails closed until further notice due to lack of snow" - Hollis Honkers SC
Waterboro :2/9: "Good evening, trails are opened, but the groomers will not be out. Sorry there are still rocks showing on the power lines. So be safe and please stay on marked trails. Thank you and have a great weekend." Ossipee Mountaineers SC
Sanford-Springvale:: Southern Maine SnoGoers:
Cumberland/North Yarmouth:: Moonlite Sno-Skimmers Facebook page
Lyman::- Lyman SC, Facebook page
Parsonsfield: : Sacopee Valley Snowdrifters
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