Grooming Report

Friday, March 16 2012 @ 08:26 AM MDT

Contributed by: Bear Lake State Park

Friday, March 16, 2012
After spending a week up Franklin Basin we finaly got the snowcat off the mountain. We have made a few runs with the cat this week, and it seems to be running fine so far.
The snow is melting fast and is very mushy during the day and ice hard at night. We will keep grooming unless it rains on us this weekend. If it rains we may be done in the lower parts like Tony Grove and Franklin Basin. 
Trails have been groomed on:
Amazon            3/15
Beaver Creek    3/15
Franklin Basin   3/15
Garden City      2/24 half way
Tony Grove       3/15
Sinks Trail         3/11
Swan flat          3/16
Temple             3/11
Planning to Groom
Amazon            3/17
Beaver Creek    3/17
Franklin Basin   3/19 ?
Garden City      Done
Tony Grove       3/19 ?
Sinks Trail         3/18
Swan flat          3/18
Temple             3/19 half way
Out of State Snowmobile Permits are being sold at the following locations:
Bear Lake State Park – Marina
1035 North Bear Lake Blvd
Garden City, UT 84028
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Anyone 17 and younger must wear a helmet when operating or being a passenger on a snowmobile, ATV or motorcycle.
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