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Winter Trails Report

Facility Information

1920 Lathrop Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Contact: Bryant Wright; bwright@fnsb.us  Phone: (907) 459-1070

Winter Trail Conditions Report
Your one-stop source for current winter trail conditions for cross-country skiing, snowmachining, fat-tire biking, snowshoeing, ice skating and walking in the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Our team updates the winter trail conditions report weekly on Thursdays at 11AM throughout the winter season. Additional updates may be available. For additional information and trail maps, please visit this page.

Last Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2022

Chena Lake Recreation Area
River Park Non-Motorized Trails: The trails have been packed and rolled, however no ski track has been set at this time. Please remember these are non-motorized trails.

Mike Agbaba Multiuse Trail: Portions on the land have been packed and widened, portions on the lake are unbroken. Staff plan to groom all trails (except for the lake portion of the Mike Agbaba multiuse trail) early next week. 

NORTH POLE ICE RINK is temporarily closed. Scheduled to reopen sometime next week. 

FISHING: Reported as FAIR (1/13)

Chena Lake Recreation Area winter trails map can be viewed at https://fairbanksak.myrec.com/forms/6024_clrawintermap2020.pdf.

Tanana Lakes Recreation Area
Tanana Lakes: The entire park is plowed. A walking trail has been groomed on the service road. Park staff plan on grooming all land ski trails Thursday, January 13th. 

Ice rink and Skating Loop: Overflow prevented staff from clearing. Park staff plan on bringing the Zamboni out next week (1/17 - 1/22) as conditions improve and it's safe to be on the ice. 

Ice Fishing: Reported as GOOD (1/12). Two ice huts available for online reservations. 

Big Dipper Ice Arena Outdoor Rink
Outdoor rinks:  Outdoor Rink #2 is open. Staff continues to work on clearing snow before we begin resurfacing efforts on Rink #4.  

The Nordic Ski loop (around Kiwanis Field):  The track is in rough condition with a lot of snow. 

Non-FNSB Trail Updates
Visit our partner pages for non-FNSB trail condition updates:

Isberg Recreation Area: Parking lot was plowed on 1/10/22.  Main trails have been packed and groomed by volunteers (1/7/22) and conditions are good. 
Skarland Ski Trail & Pearl Creek Trails: Pearl Creek Nordic Ski Trails have been packed and classic ski tracks set by volunteers (1/12/22). The Skarland Ski Trail has been repacked and classic tracks set by volunteers (1/7/22).

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