Wellston Winter Trails and Promotions Trail Report

  • Trail Condition: Fair
  • Last Groomed: December 23rd, 2022
  • Reported On: December 20th, 2023 @ 10:17am

Groomer Report

Welcome to the 2023 snowmobile season!

What happened to our snow?  We will still need cold and snow for the trails; PLEASE keep up your Snow Dance!!!    Our trails were ridden today and are mainly in fair condition.  They are far from excellent shape.

,but were rideable, but we’ll try again.  We can only wish for more cold and snow,

We have three staging areas.

1.  Low Bridge –  Located on the South side of M-55, just East of the Cooley Bridge.

2.  Our Grooming barn-  Located at 18151 Old House Rd.  Go North off M-55 on Tippy Dam Rd and go East till the CENTER sign; please don’t block doors.

3.  Stronach Rd.  –  Located on the East side of Stronach Rd. about halfway South of M-55 and before Filler and the lake.

Remember our approach will be to form an early system groom, so the trails will have rough/thin spots.  Ride Right and slow down!  Think Snow!

Please watch for the groomers.

Paper maps are available from our sponsors.

We have also added two sponsors to our list.  They unfortunately are not located on the map due to timing.  The first is Tippy Dam Campground and Cabins.  They are conveniently located at the corner of North Tippy Dam Rd. and Old House Rd., on Trail #3/6. The second one is Batcke’s Manistee River Lodge,  Their store location is just West of the intersection of Seaman and Steinberg

We have identified a couple printing errors on the maps.   On the South side of M-55.The Fisherman’s Headquarters is number 19 and is on M-55 just East of the Wellston box, and there are two number 22’s. The Red Neck Yacht Club is shown as number 20 on the back and is the 22 ,West of Trail 3/6  Sorry for the confusion.
We always can use additional volunteers. Working on the trails can be a very rewarding experience! Vehicle training is provided as required. We have a new Secretary on board!  Her name is Tina and she and her husband own Tippy Dam Cabins and Campgrounds.  Both her and her husband plan on being action in our organization.   Welcome aboard!
Wellston Winter Trails & Promotions
P.O. Box 53
Wellston, Mi 49689
248-202-4844
wellstonwintertrails@yahoo.com

http://WELLSTONWINTERTRAILS.COM FOR OUR MAP SPONSORS.

                   

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU USE THE STAGING AREA AT THE BARN ON OLD HOUSE PLEASE ONLY USE THE CENTER ENTRANCE. THE SIDE ENTRANCES ARE USED BY THE GROOMING EQUIPMENT

Now on Facebook as well…Wellston Winter Trails and Promotions

We would like to remind riders to stay on the trails. We do have some trails that go through private properties. Recently some landowners in other parts of the state have withdrawn their permission to use their property for trails due to riders leaving the trails.  One example is the trail between East Jordon and Charlevoix. We do not want that to happen here.

Thanks for your cooperation!

Our new sign at the Groomer Barn on Old House Road. Our sign at the Groomer Barn on Old House Road.

New Groomer with attached drag.Groomer with attached drag.

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Our new Barn Our Groomer Barn, constructed in 2014 stores our groomers and other equipment.  Both the barn and our two tractors and operators will aid us in keeping the trails in good shape.

Our New GroomerAnother view Our Groomer

Along the Pine. The Pine River at Norman Township Park

The Big Manistee River from the trail The Big Manistee River from the trail

Come on out and enjoy the trails!  THINK SNOW!!!!

Please be sure to visit our Wellston Winter Trails site at  http://www.wellstonwintertrails.com

Wellston Winter Trails & Promotions
18151 Old House Rd.
Wellston, MI 49689
wellstonwintertrails@yahoo.com 

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