Current Trail Conditions

Please check back here during season for frequent updates

on trail conditions and grooming reports.

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4/6/18:  TRAILS CLOSED!

Trails are officially closed & DEC will be locking gates.

NO ATV'S on Childwold Snopacker Trails!


3/28/18:  TRAILS OPEN & AWESOME!!!

It's hard to keep track of - but - good news...CHILDWOLD SNOPACKERS, TRAILS ARE OPEN!  Trails are in great shape!!!

***F.Y.I. - trails will close April 1...GET OUT & RIDE!!!***


3/27/18:  TRAILS CLOSED!

What a great ending we had!

Temps are warmer, sun is shinier & no new snow in the long forecast...

TRAILS ARE CLOSED FOR THE SEASON - NO ATV'S ON ANY CHILDWOLD TRAILS & GATES WILL BE LOCKED!!!

SUPER BIG THUMBS UP TO ALL GROOMERS & CARETAKERS OF TRAILS, WHO MADE FOR AN AWESOME RIDING SEASON!


3/22/18:  EXCELLENT

All trails have been groomed.

GET OUT & RIDE NOW!!!


3/16/18:  EXCELLENT!!!

ALL trails groomed &

the railroad tracks from Horseshoe Lake to Sabattis groomed today!

Groomers will be out grooming day & night - watch for them!!!

DO NOT ride any lakes - not safe!!!

Get out & ride!!


3/15/18:  EXCELLENT!!!

Grooming is happening on all trails!  They report the trails are excellent!

GET OUT & RIDE!


3/12/18:  TRAILS OPEN!

DEC has re-opened trails & grooming!

Groomers will be getting out to make all trails awesome!

THINK SNOW!


3/9/18:  TRAILS OPEN!  @ 3:15 p.m.

DEC has allowed Childwold Snopacker's Trails OPEN,

but NO grooming will be allowed.

We are going out now for land owner permission & to open gates.

Groomers are NOT going out for trail inspection

& before we had snow, we had rain & wind.

BE CAUTIOUS & SAFE ON TRAILS

& GET OUT & RIDE!


3/8/18:  THINK SNOW!!!

Getting snow today & tonight & meeting with DEC, Friday morning, in hopes of getting gates open!  THINK SNOW & STAY TUNED!


3/7/18:  THINK SNOW!!!

Do your snow dance & cross your fingers!!!

We NEED 12 inches new snow to get DEC gates open & groomers out!

THINK SNOW!!!


3/1/18:  TRAILS CLOSED

We have gotten 3 -5 inches new snow.

Trails remain closed as GATES ARE LOCKED &

groomers can't get out to check trails for trees/debris in trail.


2/23/18:  TRAILS CLOSED

Sorry to report that Mother Nature & Snow Dancers are on vacation

& until they decide to make a realllllly big showing,

trails in Childwold & St. Lawrence County are closed.


2/20/18:  THINK COLD & SNOW!

Mother Nature must be on vacation.  We have really warm temps & rain. Groomer is back safe in the garage.  We are going to need snow dancers!!


2/14/18:  GOOD!

Despite the warm up in temperature - trails remain in good shape!

All trails have been groomed.

Big thumbs up to the Groomers for grooming & equipment maintenance!

THINK COLD & SNOW!!!


2/9/18:  AWESOME!

Groomers are out & grooming ALL TRAILS!

Brandy Brook, Carriage Rd., Conifer Rd, North Ridge is groomed.  Sled groomer has been from Horsehoe Lake to Sabattis & Horsehoe Lake to Gull Pond Rd.

GET OUT & RIDE!


2/7/18:  GOOD!

All trails groomed, except trail to Horseshoe Lake - which will be done with the snow that is coming!  Brandy Brook goomed.

CARRIAGE ROAD & ALCAN (S88) are open!

THINK SNOW!!  GET OUT & RIDE!


1/31/18:  NEED SNOW!!!

Got warm, rained, got cold & snow a little.

Trail report is that they are thin & icey.

NEED COLD & SNOW!


1/23/18:  THINK COLD & SNOW!!!

Groomer went out yesterday - groomed Horseshoe Trail & Grass River Railroad, where some ties were showing.  Temps are about 45* & rain.  Supposed to get cold & snow.  BEWARE trails may now be thin in spots & have some water.

NEED COLD & SNOW!!!


1/19/18:  EXCELLENT

All trails groomed today!  CARRIAGE RD. STILL CLOSED!  Lots of deer on the trails..watch for them!

GET OUT & RIDE!


1/18/18:  GOOD - EXCELLENT

CARRIAGE ROAD REMAINS CLOSED!

S88 to Junction 3 (ALCAN) is CLOSED!

Trail to Horseshoe Lake groomed today - excellent & 421 is a bit icey.

Get out & ride!


1/17/18:  GOOD

CARRIAGE ROAD REMAINS CLOSED!

Conifer Rd. is open.  Trails are in good shape.

The 2 trails behind The Thirsty Moose are icey - be cautious!

THINK COLD & SNOW!!!


1/13/18:  BE CAREFUL OUT THERE!

CARRIAGE ROAD & CONIFER ROAD ARE CLOSED!!!

Groomer Craig L & Mike went from groomer barn to Seveys...there is about 15 - 24 inches new snow after it rained all day yesterday @ 60*.  They report there is water on the trail.


1/11/18:  THINK COLD & SNOW!!!

Temps are up to 50 degrees & we are going to get rain!  Friday night, there  may be freezing rain as temps go back down & we are going to get a foot of snow!

If you go out, be careful out there - groomers can't groom until its cold & snows!

THINK SNOW!!!


1/9/17:  THINK SNOW & COLD!

4 inches new snow.  Trail to Horseshoe Lake groomed yesterday.  After the deep freeze, we are getting a bit of a warm up - which should make all this fluffy snow better.  May get some rain/freezing rain & then for the weekend, temps go back down & more snow.  THINK COLD & SNOW!!!


1/7/18:  EXCELLENT!

Spur Rd. to S88 to GRR to Conifer & Carriiage Rd., all groomed yesterday.

Get out & ride!  THINK SNOW & COLD!


1/5/18:  BRRR!!!

Bomb Cyclone WS Grayson!

Be careful out there - very snowy, blowy, extreme cold temperatures

& there may be debris in the trails.

Reports of DEER in the trail - watch for them - they like groomed trails too!


1/4/18:  EXCELLENT!

Snow Dancers are doing a great job!  Got about 6 inches new snow & bitter cold temperatures & wind chills.  All trails (GRR to Massawepie Blvd. to Sevey's; Spur Rd. to John Deere Corners, Carriage Rd., North Ridge to Gull Pond Rd. & Horseshoe to 421)  are all groomed & groomers report trails are excellent!

THINK SNOW!  & COLD! (But not too cold!)  GET OUT & RIDE!


12/27/17:  GOOD - EXCELLENT

Trails are in great shape!

The 2 trails behind the The Thirsty Moose needs snow - use caution.


12/22/17:  IT'S SNOWING!

6 - 8 inches new snow - may get a little rain & then some more snow!

More info later as groomers get out - be careful out there!

THINK COLD & SNOW!


12/19/17:  POOR

Currently raining & the volunteers are out clearing the trail behind The Thirsty Moose.  They report we need snow - mud & rocks showing.

THINK COLD & SNOW!!!


12/15/17:  TRAILS OPEN!

Groomer went out today!

USE EXTREME CAUTION - on the trail behind The Thirsty Moose to the Boy Scout Road.  There are many trees hanging & down.  The trail behind The Thirsty Moose to Stove Pipe Road is closed - for now - the gate @ Stove Pipe is still locked.  The trail to Horseshoe Lake is good & other trails are boney, maybe a 4 inch base.  THINK COLD & SNOW!


12/8/17:  THINK SNOW!

Trails will open 12/15/17 & we already have 12 inches of snow!


12/7/17:  THINK SNOW!

6 inches new snow!  Trails are NOT open yet!

Do not ride on private property & risk trail closures!

Keep doing the snow dance!


12/4/17:  THINK SNOW!

Forecast is calling for snow - BUT - remember the trails are

NOT open until 12/15/17.  Please be patient.

The County has had the groomer for repairs since July

& should be delivered for trail opening. 

THINK SNOW!!!


11/27/17

Start your snow dance!

Groomer has been out since this summer getting all repairs

& is to be returned in time for trails opening in a couple weeks - just need snow!

THINK SNOW!!!


11/27/17:  NEWS

Welcome Back!  The Childwold Snopackers are striving to make our trails the best!  Trails are being cleaned up & membership applications have been sent,, be sure to mail them back early.  VOUCHERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE @ THE THIRSTY MOOSE.  We are doing some work to the website to make it the place to go for all your snow information!  We have a new Photo Gallery Coordinator!

Send your pix to  childwoldsnopackers@gmail.com