Long Lake NY Snowmobiling 2016
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LONG LAKE TRAILS
Wed Feb 10, 2016
LONG LAKE TRAIL CONDITIONS:
We have received about 2 inches of light snow in last 24 hours. Maringal conditions on a 0-1 1/2 inch base. Groomers are not out at this time. We anticipate grooming (hopefully) on Thursday/Friday. Woods have ice base with 1 inch fresh snow cover. Check back on Thursday and fingers crossed!
Trail Conditions: Marginal, icy, muddy. No snowpack at this time. No grooming at this time. Trails are being checked
New Snow: 1-2 inches
Total Snow: 1-3 inches in the woods – mostly ice
Base: Ice 0-1 1/2 inches
Raquette Lake Winter Carnival Feb 13-14th, 2016. Will happen no matter the weather!
Lake Eaton Ice Fishing Derby, Sat Feb 13th. Registration Geiger Arena, 6 Pavilion Way, off Deerland Road/Route 30.
Snowmobile Trail Rally/Scavenger Hunt February 20th, 2016 – Canceled
Groomers go out when temperatures and conditions warrant it. If you see an old report and you want an update contact 518.624.3077 9am – 4pm. Send mother nature’s snow machine up here.
Open water at the South end of Long Lake off of Steamboat. Open water/thin ice under the bridge in the Town of Long Lake.
Riders are advised to use extreme caution! The freshly fallen snow cover may be hiding many potential hazards, such as trees and branches down, large unfrozen water holes, or sign posts knocked over.
Raquette Lake Conditions reporting Marginal. groomed trails except for 7th Lake Mt. Connector to Moose River Plains.
Long Lake TrailsMarginal.
The only gas available in Long Lake will at Stewart’s Shops – route 28N and NYS 30 across from Hoss’s Country Corner. There is no gas at Kickerville Station on the Tupper Road. Best access via Jennings Park Pond thru Hoss’s Campground.
North Point Road/Forked Lake Canoe Carry. C8B. Marginal. Spur trail off Raquette packed, tree that was there is now gone. Thank you to Hamilton County Road Crews
Powerline Trail to Forked Lake. Powerline trail is open, thin base with light snow cover in woods. Use caution behind gravel pit. Rough in spots
Newcomb Trail. Gates open. Marginal. Thin, rough in spots. Caution for rocks/ditches, USE caution! This is a wooded, twisty trail with turns and hills.
Lake Eaton Trail. Loop S86. Marginal. Short-loop packed, early season conditions.
Tupper Trail C7B. Marginal. Smooth in some spots, mixed conditions. Wooded log roads are good rides in the interior section of trails, from Grampus up to Number 5. Park trailers at lot just south of the the Northern Sabattis Road entrance – it’s posted with parking signs.Trailer and park at Kickerville Mobil to access Kickerville Road and Tupper Trail.
This trail spans along logging trails near Grampus Lake, along NYS route 30 and connects with the Lake Eaton Intersection or continues on to Grange Park/Kickerville Road linking up to the business district in Long Lake.
Train Tracks to Sabattis. C7B. Marginal. Need more snow. This trail connects south to Old Forge, Stillwater, Norridgewok and North to Tupper Lake.
Sabattis Road. C7 Marginal. Logging on this road will be active this winter. Use caution Use this trail to connect to train track corridor or link up with C7B to link up to Long Lake along Route 30 to Kickerville Road.
Kickerville Road. C7B.Poor. Many driveways on this span of trail. Use caution.
Grange Park to Kickerville Road. C7B. Marginal. Road trails are the best ride. Continuation of the “Tupper Trail” from Lake Eaton and Endion road. Follow shoulders and speed limits.
Lake Eaton backside loop. Marginal. Loop around Lake Eaton and link up to route 30, North to Tupper Trail/Sabattis. Access from Endion Road or NYS Route 30. This is a also a x-c ski trail. Use caution. New bridge on the backside of Lake Eaton.
Jim Bird Connector Trail off of the Tarbell Hill Road and the Newcomb Trail.. Packed, trees cleared. This is a windy trail along the edge of the State Boat Launch off of Olivet Road connecting to Jim Bird Road eventually to the Newcomb Trail. Use caution and go slow. Not a long connector, but necessary to connect from downtown Long Lake to Newcomb trail. Speed limit 20 mph. Connect to town on this short section of trail.
RAQUETTE LAKE TRAILS
Ask a local. We never recommend riding on lakes or ponds, as our snowmobile trails do not cross lakes. Lakes are not part of our trail system. Ask a local. Call 518.624.3077
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Bug Lake Trail. Marginal.
Browns Tract/Uncas Road. Marginal
Dump Road. Marginal.
Moose River Plains 7th Lake Mt Connector Rough. Not groomed yet. Rough, thin. Need more snow in the woods before we can send out the groomer. It connects to Moose River Plains. It is a narrow trail, follow posted speeds. ”
Map of 7th Lake Mt. Trail Moose River Map
This trail starts off of Sagamore Road in Raquette Lake. 12.8 Miles connecting to Inlet and Moose River Plains trail systems.
The trails in Long Lake are groomed by the Parks & Recreation Staff and our Hamilton County & Long Lake Highway Crews. If you are out on the trails and notice trees or limbs down please contact our office 518.624.3077.
Please note we have varied conditions on differing trails. Please read the reports for the individual trails listed below.
Power Line Trail connecting North Point Road and Hamlet of Long Lake will be open this year.
We never recommend riding on lakes or ponds, as our snowmobile trails do not cross lakes. Lakes are not part of our trail system.
Long Lake and Raquette Lake have tons of trails some great restaurants and lodging for every snowmobile traveler. Pack up your sleds and come to our winter wonderland for the 2015 winter snowmobile season.
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Fire Department: 911
Transfer Station: 315.354.4107
Raquette Lake Library: 315.354.4005
Emergency Squad: 911
Code Enforcement: 518.624.2009
Town Judge/Court: 624.3761
Town Supervisor: 518.624.3001