Trail Report: Ely
Reported By:Ely Chamber of Commerce
Date of Report:02/10/2016
Trail Conditions: Very Good
Snow Cover: 20-24 inches
Area Report: Ely Area Lakes: All Ely area lakes have been staked. It is recommended that snowmobilers stay on the staked trails to avoid issues with slush.
Taconite Trail: Trail Condition: very good Trail groomed: yes Trail base: 4-6 inches The Taconite Trail has been groomed form Hwy 73 to Ely and is in very good condition.
Arrowhead Trail: Trail condition: very good Trail groomed: yes Trail base: 4-6 inches The entire length of the Arrowhead Trail is groomed and in very good condition. There is a logging operation in the Elephant Lake area, so use caution while traveling through that section of trail.
Putnam-Fishing Lakes Trail: Trail condition: very good Trail base: 4-6” Trail groomed: yes
Lake Vermilion State Park and Soudan Underground Mine State Park: Trail condition: very good Trail base: 4-6” The trail has been groomed and is in very good condition.
Taconite Spur Trails and Stony Spur Trails: Both spurs have been groomed and are in good condition.
News & Events: Ely Winter Festival is happening through February 14th. The festival includes the Ely Art Walk, snow sculptures, and much more! Check-out the events at: www.elywinterfestival.com
Pink Ribbon Riders Minnesota Snow Run Event – February 26 & 27. Check-out the event at www.pinkribbonriders.com