Trail Conditions

Trail Conditions


Trail conditions listed here are for reference only, actual conditions will vary. 


Trail / Area: Condition: Notes:
Atlin Area No Report
Annie Lake Road / Tally Ho Area Open Last report was 01 Jan 2018: Annie lake road bare. Road coverage acceptable between end of maintained road and washout bridge. Skookum very bare. Summit pass towards Alligator Lake fair but one unfrozen creek.
Annie Lake Rd to Wolf Creek Good Good on 23 Feb 2018.
Bonneville Lakes No Report
Canol Road No Report Last report was good on 28 Oct 2017.
Carcross Area No Report
Coal Lake Road Rough 03 Mar 2018 trail was very bumpy but otherwise fair. Last groomed 21 Feb 2018.
Coal Lake Road to Fish Lake Fair Fair on 27 Jan 2018.
Copper Haul Road
(Fish Lake Rd – McLean Lake Trail)
Fair Groomed 10 Mar 2018, caution some wheel ruts but otherwise good.
Copper Haul Road
(McLean Lake Trail – Mt. Sima Road)
Good Good on 23 Feb 2018, groomed 21 Feb 2018.
Copper Haul Road
(Mt Sima Road – Mt Sima via the trail)
Fair 23 Feb 2018 trail had some low hanging trees and narrow spots but was otherwise fair.
Copper Haul Road
(Mt Sima Road – Mt Sima along the road)
Fair 23 Feb 2018 some bumpy sections but otherwise good. Groomed 21 Feb 2018.
Copper Haul Road
(Mt Sima – Wolf Creek)
Fair Fair on 03 Mar 2018.
Copper Haul/Fish Lake Road to Trails North Fair Groomed 10 Mar 2018.
Crater Lake Trail No Report
Dawson City Area No Report
Dawson Overland Trail
(Whitehorse – Braeburn)
Open Trail reported to be open in late Feb 2018.
Haeckel Hill Access Road Marginal Plowed and limited snow on 10 Mar 2018.
Haines Junction Area No Report
Haines Summit Area Open Please check avalanche conditions before going.
Hamilton Blvd Trail Good Groomed 07 Mar 2018.
Hamilton Blvd to Kopper King Good Caution slight trail re-route along Alaska Highway near Hamilton Blvd due to large snow piles from the highway being placed on the trail. Groomed 07 Mar 2018.
Hamilton Blvd through tunnel to Airport Fair Caution large ice overflow near tunnel, groomed 20 Jan 2018.
Jackson Lake Trail Rough Trail between Jackson Lake and Haeckel Hill road is very bumpy, rest of trail was fair to good on 10 Mar 2018.
Mayo Area No Report
McLean Lake Trail Good Good on 04 Mar 2018, groomed 01 Mar 2018.
McIntyre Valley – Alaska Hwy – Copper Haul No Report Entrance is through Raven’s Ridge at the top end of War Eagle Way.
Mt. McIntyre Accent Fair On 10 Mar 2018 from Copper Haul to ski trail turnoff was good, above that was bumpy with limited snow some sections.
Mt. McIntyre Accent to Mt. Sima
(Above Copper Haul)
Limited EXTREME CAUTION ADVISED: large section of thick, angled ice overflow near Mt McIntyre trail end, travel not recommended this section.  Rest of trail was fair to good on 16 Feb 2018, caution several sections have lots of low hanging trees and brush.
Mt. McIntyre Accent to Fish Lake Fair Fair with bumpy sections on 10 Mar 2018, last groomed 22 Feb 2018.
Porter Creek to Kopper King (Pine St. Trail) Good Groomed 07 Mar 2018.
Porter Creek to Whistle Bend Good Groomed 16 Feb 2018.
Trails North to Alaska Highway / North Klondike Highway intersection No Report
Skagway Summit Area Open Please check avalanche conditions before going.  Also please note some weekends are non-motorized only in the Skagway summit area, for further details and a schedule see our Events page.
Watson Lake Area No Report


The K.S.A. grooms these trails for the City of Whitehorse:

Airport Perimeter Trail No Report City has been plowing from stairs to highway around the north end of the airport. Caution multiple unmarked sections along the cliffs that are narrow and prone to avalanches and/or landslides
Crestview Walking Trail
Good Groomed 10 Mar 2018.
Whistle Bend Perimeter Trail Good Groomed 16 Feb 2018.
Millennium Trail and Trans Canada Trail from Two Mile Hill to Millennium Trail
Plowed As of February 2015 the K.S.A. no longer grooms this trail for the City of Whitehorse, the city will plow it instead. Caution some sections are very icy during winter.




  • Last updated: 10 March 2018.
  • Please report trail conditions to 867 667 7680 or
    The trail conditions listed above are only as up to date as riders like you help us make them. We rely heavily on updates we receive from K.S.A. members and the general public.
  • Respect all trail users…
    The vast majority of the trails in the Yukon are considered “multi-use”.  This means they are open to snowmobiles, skis, dog sleds, ATVs, bikes, hikers, horses, and everything in between.  Please respect all the user groups, and slow down and give extra room when passing others on the trails.
  • Wheeled vehicles are not allowed on any of the multi-use trails from November 1st through March 31st each year…  Includes (but not limited to) cars, trucks, wheeled ATVs and wheeled side by sides.  All it takes is one wheeled vehicle to shred a trail’s snow base and ruin it for everyone else.  If you see a wheeled vehicle on a multi-use trail between November 1st and March 31st please note the license plate or any other distinguishing features and phone the City of Whitehorse trouble line at 867 667 2111, it’s available 24/7.
  • Please give way to groomers…
    Groomers are far heavier and less maneuverable than most other sleds on the trail. For the safety of both yourself and our volunteers please slow down and give them the right of way.  Also be aware that our groomers and trail crews are all volunteers and they may be on any of our trails at any time.
  • For gate access please call us at 867 667 7680.  Special project?  Did we miss one during the changing of the seasons? Call us and we’ll bring the key!
  • Interested in Grooming? Trail repairs? We can always use your help!  Please check out or Volunteer page for more information.
  • Looking for a riding buddy?  Post on our Facebook page,



What the conditions mean:

No Report:  No recent reports have been received about this trail.
Closed:  Snowmobiling not recommended, dangerous and/or no snow.
No Snow:  As of last report there is not enough snow to go snowmobiling here.
Plowed:  Trail has been plowed to the point of having little or no snow.
Open:  Trails are in a rideable condition.
Limited:  Trails are rideable but expect little snow, no base, and caution is advised.
Marginal:  Base on trail, but little snow and/or very rough. Travelling off trail in this area is not recommended.
Rough:  Base on trail, but expect lots of bumps. Travelling off trail in this area is not recommended.
Fair:  Trail is in reasonably good condition but expect some bumps. Travel off trail with caution.
Good:  Good base on trail, lots of snow, recently groomed. Travelling off trail should be okay in most areas.
Excellent:  Conditions are perfect.


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