Snowmobile Vacations in the Crane Lake Area

minnesota-snowmobile-vacation-Crane-Lake-Voyageur-TrailIf you are thinking about a snowmobile vacation in the Crane Lake Area you may want to visit the Voyageur Trail Society website. There are good articles, which give details on trail rules and development history.

Key Takeaways:

  • In 1994-95 a marked, groomed trail system on the frozen lakes of Voyageurs National Park was established
  • The trail system was established to improve safety while traveling on large lakes
  • Training procedures to determine ice thickness and density using nationally recognized standards are used. 
  • The speed limit in the park is 45 mph and 25 mph on safety portages and land-based trails.
  • Lake trails are marked at .2 mile intervals for navigation
  • No special permits are required to ride the trail system
  • A state registration permit/sticker is required
  • No harassment of wildlife
  • If a trail is marked it is considered safe

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