Alerts & Conditions



A ramp leads from the paved parking lot to the frozen lake, where a road has been plowed for vehicles.
Rainy Lake ice road on 3/29/2023

NPS Photo/M. Goulet

Winter Trails Conditions

Winter Trails Report 4/10/2023

All Voyageurs snowmobile trails, ski trails, and ice roads are now closed parkwide due to rapidly warming temperatures and snow melt. Snowmobile trail markers will be removed over the next few days. Hiking trails will likely be slushy though this melting period.

Snowmobile Trails:
International Falls to Kettle Falls (Purple Trail) - Closed
Rainy Lake/Black Bay to Kabetogama Lake to Ash River (Green Trail) - Closed
Ash River to Crane Lake (Green Trail) - Closed
Chain of Lakes (Dashed Black Trail) - Closed
Ash River to Kettle Falls (Yellow Trail) - Closed
East Namakan Lake to Sand Point Lake (Blue Trail) - Closed

Ice Roads:
Rainy Lake Ice Road - Closed
Rainy Lake Dryweed Loop - Closed
Kabetogama Lake Ice Road - Closed
Kabetogama Lake Ice Road West and East Spur Roads - Closed

Ski Trails:
Kabetogama Area:
Echo Bay Ski Trail - Closed
Rainy Lake Area:
Rainy Lake Rec Trail - Closed
Black Bay Ski Trail - Closed
Tilson Connector Trail - Closed

Snowshoe Trails: Hiking allowed on trails
Rainy Lake Area:
Rainy Lake Recreation Trail - Hiking
Oberholtzer Trail - Hiking
Black Bay Beaver Pond Trail - Hiking
Ash River Area:
KabAsh Trail - Hiking
Blind Ash Bay Trail - Hiking
Sullivan Bay Trail - Hiking

Kabetogama Lake Recreation Area:
Sledding Hill - Closed
Ice Rink - Closed

For further information on land trails in communities surrounding the park check out these links:
Voyageur Trail Society - Trail Updates and
Trail Report ( and
Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions | Minnesota DNR
Buyck Portageurs Snowmobile Club
Ash River Kabetogama Snowdrifters - Ash River Kabetogama Snowdrifters Snowmobile Club.

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Last updated: April 10, 2023

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