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Long Lake NY Snowmobiling 2016


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LONG LAKE TRAILS

Friday March 11, 2016

LONG LAKE & RAQUETTE LAKE TRAIL CONDITIONS:

No grooming is happening at this time. Moose River Plains connector in Raquette Lake is closed. Wet weather and rain. But don’t let that stop you, we still have events and excitement happening and trust us, we would love to see you!

Well there’s no denying it. After a non-existent season, it’s officially over. Gates are closed. Groomers are in bed. No snow. Only mud. Bring on the boats. See you in December!

New Snow: Nothing

Total Snow: Exposed areas mud and dirt

Base: Ice None

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.

Use trails, not lakes.

Raquette Lake Conditions reporting Poor. No grooming.

Long Lake Trails0-4 packed base/mixed. Poor. No grooming.

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. Poor 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, poor. thin base with light snow cover in woods. Rocky. Use caution behind gravel pit. Rough in spots

Newcomb Trail. poor Gates open. Marginal. 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. Poor Marginal. Being checked on Thursday. Will have update on Fri. 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. This trail connects south to Old Forge, Stillwater, Norridgewok and North to Tupper Lake.

Sabattis Road. C7 Poor. 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. Many driveways on this span of trail. Use caution.

Grange Park to Kickerville Road. C7B. Poor. 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. Poor. 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.. MarginalThis 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

Lakes
We cannot recommend riding on lakes or ponds, as our snowmobile trails do not cross lakes. Lakes are not part of our trail system. Call 518.624.3077

Wayne says: What did that groundhog say?

Bug Lake Trail. Marginal.

Browns Tract/Uncas Road. Marginal

Dump Road. Marginal.

Moose River Plains 7th Lake Mt Connector Rough. Not groomed. 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.

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

We are ready to ride and looking for snow.

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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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Raquette Lake Winter Carnival:

February 13-14, 2016. A Raquette Lake tradition for over 50 years! Meet at the RL Library. Saturday morning 10am kids games, followed by Ladies Frying Pan Toss and Adult Golf. Enjoy an early evening bonfire, tug-o-war, with a finale fireworks presentation over the lake.

On Sunday at NOON participate in the Chainsaw and Cross-Cut Competition. Not to be missed!

518.624.3077 or 315-354-4581

Visit Our Calendar Of Events Page: calendarofevents.com

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Lake Eaton Ice Fishing Derby

February 13, 2016. 7am – 3pm $25 Fee per person.

Cash Prizes for Trout and Landlocked salmon on Lake Eaton.

Men – come to Long Lake for Valentines Day and bring the fish home to your partner! Or how about some cash prizes?

Registration at the Town Hall starts 6am – 6:30am. Tip ups and lines in at 7am. Live Weigh in at the Lake Eaton Campground Beach.

Sponsored by the Long Lake Fish and Game Club.

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Maps and Information:

MAPS:
The Town of Long Lake publishes a snowmobile trail map available by calling 518.624.3077 or request a map thru snail mail. Don’t forget to give us your address. The Town of Long Lake does not share addresses with anyone, but we will send the occasional update: Contact Us

  • Snowmobile Trail Map Side | 2016 (PDF)
  • LL/RL Snowmobile Map Text | 2016 (PDF)
  • Maps with Printable PDF Links – Great resource: www.nysnowmobilewebmap.com

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    Parking:

    IN LONG LAKE – PARK YOUR TRAILERS – At Lake Eaton Campground, Base of Mt. Sabattis across from the Corner Motel, Park at the Long Lake State Boat Launch on Olivet Road, Park on Route 30 near the LL Town Beach, at Kickerville Mobil or on the Tupper Road, NYS Route 30 between Sabattis Circle. Call 518.624.3077 for more information
    Snowmobiling Adirondacks has never been so easy!

    Snowmobile Trail Map: www.nysnowmobilewebmap.com

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    Moonlighter’s Snowmobile Club:

    Register to become a Long Lake Moonlighter! Save on registration fees, fees help fund the trails in Long Lake and Hamilton County if you register through NYSSA! Save money and help out with trail maintenance!

    Visit Their Website: Register On-Line to be a Moonlighter!

    New York State Snowmobile trails. Long Lake zip code is 12847. Raquette Lake is 13436. If you ride in Old Forge & Inlet you need to purchase an additional snowmobile trail permit. Long Lake and Raquette Lake do not require additional permits. You only have to be a registered sled in New York State.

    AT&T cell phone & Verizon Cell Phone service now available in Hamlet of Long Lake. It’s a great safety net while snowmobiling in the Adirondacks.

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    Snowmobile Neighbors:

    Connect over to Newcomb and to Indian Lake. Look for easier access off of Long Pond Road to grab trail to Newcomb and Indian Lake. Look for signage.

    Access Newcomb Trail off of Tarbell Hill Road.

    In Newcomb: To access trail to Indian Lake you will need to cross route 28N at the Essex/Hamilton County Line to access entry, or stay on the trail and head into Newcomb.

    Cranberry Lake Trail Conditions: CL Mountaineers
    Beaver River Info: Norridgewock on Facebook
    Indian Lake & Surrounding Communties: ilsnow.com
    Tupper Lake Surrounding Communties: Tupper Lake Trail Conditions
    Old Forge Trail System: Old Forge Trail Conditions/Additional Permit Fee Required
    Inlet Snowmobile Trail System: Inlet Trails/Additional Permit Fee Required
    Supertrax Magazine: Supertrax Magazine

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    Moonlighter’s Winter Carnival:

    January 16, 2016

    The Moonlighter’s Snowmobile Club and the Town of Long Lake host a winter carnival on Mt. Sabattis the Saturday of Martin Luther King weekend. The great snowmobile parade kicks off this fantastic family event followed by the crowning of the King and Queen. Events of the day include the Cardboard Box Derby Race, Snowball Golf, and the ever famous Ladies Frying Pan Toss competition. The night rounds out with a fireworks display. The Long Lake Little Bus starts running at Noon until 2am escorting children and families to their homes, lodgings and out to dinner.

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    Snowmobile Tips and Info:

    STICKERS have to be on your cowl, not your running boards.

    It MUST be on the COWL or HOOD and NOT on either the TUNNEL or the WINDSHIELD. The fine is in the $200.00 range with an $80.00 surcharge. Make sure your registrations are in the proper place! They are ticketing this season, so be aware of the rules so you maximize the best snowmobiling experience.

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    Grooming Information:

    Be respectful of Groomers. Stop, Pull over and go slow if passing. Give the groomer the right of way especially as many of our trails are only allowed to be a max of eight feet wide!

    The Town of Long Lake operates three groomers and three Skandic snowmobile groomers to cover the communities of Raquette Lake and Long Lake NY. The Town of Long Lake also coordinates with the Beaver River Association along the train tracks to groom between Sabattis and Norridgewock.

    Long Lake receives Trail Funding through the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Translation – if you register your sled with the Moonlighter’s in Hamilton County the monies you pay go back into the New York State Trail Fund and it helps fund our trails. So THANK YOU.

    Grooming Insider Scoop: How much snow does it take to make a good base? One foot of snow can be packed down by groomers to a depth of two to six inches depending on the type of snow (Wet/Dry). Grooming on a flat smooth ground will get your a great flat trail early in the season. Limited snowpack and uneven terrain needs more snow to cover the trail and make it smooth.

    The Long Lake and Raquette Lake groomers go out daily and on weekends to ensure the best riding conditions.

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    Eating, Sleeping and Gas:

    Business is open all year round in Long Lake and Raquette Lake and we sure appreciate your business. Traveling during the week ensures a great vacation and great trail conditions. Call the Long Lake Tourism Office for information and check out our hot deals page for discounts and information.

    Long Lake Hot Deals: Long Lake Hot Deals

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    Snowmobile Rentals:

    Don’t have your own sled? Rentals are available in neighboring communities. Call ahead to reserve. Ask and some vendors will arrange to trailer your sleds to your launch site.

    Clark’s Snowmobile Rentals
    315.357.3231

    Adirondack Snowmobiles
    Gary Bishop
    518-523-4360
    Gary will trailer sleds to Long Lake with advance reservations. He’s taking reservations now! He has a large fleet of well-maintained Polaris machines. Gary also has snowmobile clothing and gear available, but as he says “he can’t clothe an army” so sledders are encouraged to bring their own gear.

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