Trail Opening / Closing Notices:
The snowmobile trail network in Washington County follows scheduled open/close dates. In many cases, trail open/close dates are dependent on snow cover which may dictate a later open or an early close. Look here for open/close updates in the Fall and Spring.
Current Trail Status:
OPEN as Snow Conditions Allow...
Be Respectful of Property - Stay on the Trail and Help Protect our Trails!
During Season: Trails are groomed weekly as snow conditions allow. Trail conditions can change rapidly and may not allow for grooming in all areas. ALWAYS PROTECT OUR TRAILS by using your best judgement to ensure safe riding.
<< Click Here for MN DNR Snow Depth and Trail Conditions Map >>
OFFICIAL Scheduled dates are:
Trails Open: December 1, 2021 - As Conditions Allow.
Trails Close: April 1, 2022
Trail hours vary by each city's ordnance. It is the riders responsibility to know the trail hours in the city where you are riding. Keep in mind that due to city ordinances, some portions of the trail may close before others.
STAR TRAIL TAKES DELIVERY OF A NEW GROOMER!
The Washington County Star Trail is excited to accept delivery of a New Prinoth HUSKY trail groomer to help maintain snowmobile trails throughout Washington County.
"The new groomer will decrease maintenance costs, downtime and operational costs that were rapidly increasing as the old groomer approached the end of it's useful life" said Chris Voligny, Trail Coordinator. "Our volunteer operators groom an extensive trail network across Washington County over a wide variety of challenging terrain. Reliability, serviceability and lower cost of operation are critical to our organization and this new groomer checks all the boxes."
The new groomer is being fitted with the trail drag and will be put into operation as soon as snow conditions allow.
New Trail Sections:
Look Here for any special Trail Notices: Trail Extensions, Re-Routes, Closings, Etc. Also, Area Specialists looking for additional help maintaining trails.