The Haliburton County Snowmobile Association urges riders to stay off trails due to overnight rain and mild weather.

In a Feb. 17 press release, the HCSA said it has suspended trail grooming operations until further notice.

“Any kind of traffic in these conditions will damage the trail surface  and create ruts when the refreeze occurs.  While the forecasted snow is encouraging,  it will take several hours for the HCSA to assess when trail grooming can resume,” wrote the HCSA

Snowmobilers are encouraged to check trail availability at

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