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Hyland Lake Park Reserve
Bloomington, MN
Trail Length: 10.8k  Maps: |
Groomed: Skating/Classical    Lighted: Yes Snowmaking: Yes
Contact: 763-694-7687    Weather: [ NWS ]  
Notes:   A couple of good loops, although it seems to get more wind-blown than other metro trails. New in 2013, 5K snowmaking loop.
Upcoming Events:   Jan.20 Three Rivers Ski RennetJan.21 Three Rivers Ski Rennet

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Friday, January 20, 2017  posted: 1/20/2017 11:35:39 AM
Grooming Scheduling 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  Manufactured Snow Trails which include Star, Willow Creek, Frog Town, Scenic Foothills, and Boulder Ridge are Packed, Tracked, and in GOOD condition for both skate and classic. Natural Snow Trails are Packed and in POOR condition for both skate and classic. Visitor Center is OPEN Monday - Friday 9 AM - 9 PM; Saturday, Jan. 21, 7AM- 9PM - Sunday 8 AM - 9 PM. Rentals Not available on Saturday, Jan. 21. Trail Lights are on from 5 AM - 10 PM. Richardson Nature Center Sliding Hill is OPEN and snowshoe rental is AVAILABLE. Trails will be closed all day on Sat. Jan. 21 from 5 AM - 10 pm for The Rennet.
(Sonja Bercich, Three Rivers Park District)
Thursday, January 19, 2017  posted: 1/19/2017 11:24:32 AM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  The skate deck was in great shape with good glide, even for an old guy, and was nicely groomed and not icy. It was a great morning for skiing before things heated up. Eight trumpeter swans did a fly by just as I was finishing my last lap for the grand finale.
(Jack Stech)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017  posted: 1/19/2017 10:28:57 AM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
  All trails were still open last night. Skied only the man-made loop though. It looked like the course saw some heavy traffic during the day, and my 8pm it was very icy and difficult to get a great edge on. Certainly not a function of the grooming, but more the warm daytime temps and then the drop into just below freezing....a pattern that we'll see for a while here. Once groomed it'll probably grind all out and be great again, but it may be difficult night skiing. Have to remind myself that despite the near term and long term weather reports and conditions, it is a blessing to be skiing on the best man-made ribbon of snow in the country. Kudos to the Hyland crew...your skiers appreciate it.
(Joel LaFrance, WaxBenches.com)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017  posted: 1/18/2017 8:42:07 AM
Firsthand 
[ Trails Open: Most, Good skis ]
  The man made loop was great, as expect, but I was disappointed that the natural snow trails were not groomed this morning. Fortunately, I did get to ski North, Lake and Hill trails yesterday on some pretty sweet corduroy... Lots of skiers out early this morning getting it before the melt.
(Dave Larson)
Monday, January 16, 2017  posted: 1/16/2017 6:45:33 PM
Firsthand 
[ Good skis ]
  Awesome conditions, great skate deck. Skied the natural trails while we still have snow.
(Kevin Lyons)

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