Area ski trails in excellent condition
Cross Country Ski Trail Conditions
Lake Bemidji State Park: Trails were groomed and tracked on Wednesday. Track is soft on a 4-inch base and will set up well with cooler temperatures. Very good skiing. NOTE: Lake Bemidji State Park has 16-km of double classical tracks and is listed as easy to intermediate.
Montebello Trail: Scheduled to be groomed Thursday or today. New city park warming house is open 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. if school is in session. Hours will vary on holidays. Lights are on until 10 p.m. NOTE: Montebello Trail has 2-km of lighted skate and classical track and is listed as easy. For more information on the trail contact the Bemidji Parks & Recreation at 333-1850.
Movil Maze: Was groomed on Wednesday. Snow is soft but will set up. Conditions are excellent. NOTE: Movil Maze has 14-km of skate lane and classical track and is listed as intermediate to expert.
Hobson Forest: Scheduled to be groomed Thursday or today. Skiing is very good. NOTE: Hobson Forest has 7-km of double classical tracks and is listed as easy to intermediate.
Three Island County Park: Trails at north and south ends were rolled Tuesday and tracked Wednesday evening. Skiers report very good skiing. Loggers are out of the middle section of trails but posted trails are not ready for skiers. NOTE: Three Island has more than 20-km of skate lane and classical track and is listed as easy to intermediate.
Buena Vista: Buena Vista is a work in progress. West side (through the culvert) is open for skating but classical is iffy. East side is not skiable. NOTE: Buena Vista has 25-km of skate lane and classical track and is listed as intermediate to expert.
Fern Lake: Was scheduled to be groomed Thursday. Classical track is very good.
BHS Nordic Trail: Was rolled Tuesday and tracked Wednesday. May have touch-up grooming before the weekend if needed. NOTE: Trail access is behind the high school at the west end by the maintenance building. Minnesota ski pass is needed unless you are a Bemidji School District student.
Trail update reports are provided by the Bemidji Area Cross Country Ski Club and The Home Place Bike & Ski Shop