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Faribault, MN
8K
Classic Only
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507-332-7151
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Scenic trails along the woods, prairie and Straight River. Located just east of the Faribault State Prison.
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Reports 1 to 10 of 16    Month: Feb | Jan | Dec
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Afternoon
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
The seven miles of trails are groomed and tracked for classic cross-country skiing. They are in good condition.
(Molly Olson)
Monday, February 10, 2020
Morning
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
Seven miles of trails are packed and tracked for classic cross-country skiing. The trails are perfect for skiing.
(Molly Olson)
Monday, February 3, 2020
Morning
Firsthand: Classic 
[ Trails: Closed, Rock skis ]
The trails are extremely icy, making it dangerous to ski. Skiing is not recommended until measurable snowfall. River Bend Nature Center is not renting skis until further notice.
(Molly Olson)
Friday, January 24, 2020
Morning
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
Trails were freshly packed and tracked Friday morning. Trails are good for skiing, but get out here before the snow melts! River Bend offers learn to ski programs on Saturdays for beginners.
(Molly Olson)
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Afternoon
Firsthand: Classic 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
Track is set, but trails by parking lots have seen lots of walkers. Trail was soft with the rain. I would rate the conditions as poor.
(Paul Erickson)
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Morning
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, Good skis ]
Trails are packed and tracked for classic cross country skiing. Watch for blowing snow on the prairie loop.
(Molly Olson)
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Evening
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
All trails are packed and tracked for classic cross-country skiing. Be careful of patches of ice under the fresh snow, or in places where snow has blown away.
(Molly Olson)
Friday, January 3, 2020
Morning
Observation Scheduling 
[ Trails: Closed, Bare ground ]
Conditions are poor. The trails are dangerous due to icy conditions. We are currently not renting skis.
(Molly Olson)
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Afternoon
Firsthand: Classic 
[ Trails Open: Most, B skis ]
Trails were in rough condition. There just isn't quite enough snow! Lots of icy patches and some stretches of the trail don't have tracks set. The scenery made up for the conditions, River Bend is a beautiful place!
(Caitlin Morris)
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Afternoon
Grooming 
[ Trails Open: All, B skis ]
Trails are packed and tracked throughout the nature center. Be careful because there is a base layer of ice. Small bare patches in spots due to drifting snow.
(Molly Olson)

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