Leavenworth / Chelan

Lake Wenatchee Chiwawa Nason Ridge Non-motorized Sno-Parks in the Leavenworth / Chelan area
  1. Lake Wenatchee
  2. Nason Ridge
  3. Chiwawa

Lake Wenatchee North


Lake Wenatchee State Park



Lake Wenatchee State Park
509-763-3101


Emergency Contact Info:
Chelan County Sheriff's Office
509-663-9911

Non-Motorized Sno-Park Non-Motorized Groomed Fee Area Snow Play Area Snowshoe Area Restrooms

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Directions: North of Leavenworth. Highway 2 west to State Route 207. South lot: Left on Cedar Brae Road to park entrance. North lot: 1 mile beyond south lot on SR 207
Elevation: 1,875 feet
8 am to dusk
100 spaces.

Trails: 1.) Lake Wenatchee South      2.) Lake Wenatchee North     
Tracks 5 kilometers north side & 30 kilometers south side; skating lane in north area and Nason Ridge trails in south area; snowshoe trail 8 kilometers

The South Park offers a tubing hill, designated snow play area and day-use area open for camping (additional fees may apply--see Lake Wenatchee State Park web page. There is no tubing or snow play area in the North.

Nearby amenities: first aid, food, heated restrooms, overnight accommodations and ski and snowshoe rentals

Permits: Sno-Park Permit, Special Groomed Trails Permit sticker (required with Seasonal Permit--see permit information); for a One Day Sno Park Permit a Discover Pass will also need to be displayed.

Sno-Park Permit required Nov. thru Apr. or as posted.
   
Please obey posted signs indicating whether a permit is needed. Contact the local agency listed for each Sno-Park for more information.

Please note:
After periods of extreme weather, work crews may be on trails during the day to clear debris or drifts. Please exercise caution.
 
2016-2017 SEASON
GROOMING UPDATES:

Grooming Report Due to decreasing winter conditions, all our Sno-Parks will be receiving their final grooming today, Saturday, 03/18.  We will also be collecting all the signage on the trails, to include maps at trail junctions. A couple washouts have been fixed this morning on Lower Nason Ridge but are not expected to last with increasing Spring conditions. Sled hill groomed and open.  We hope you had a great winter season; we look forward to seeing you for the summer season!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed by 8:00 a.m.  and Kahler Glen was completed by 8:30 a.m. 
North Park: Was completed by 4:00 a.m.
Chiwawa: Will be groomed by 6:30 a.m. – no tracks set near the river as conditions are thin. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof!
Nason Ridge:  Complete Nason was groomed by 7:30 a.m.

Friday, 3/17  8:35 a.m.            26 degrees         0“ last 24 hrs.       27” Snow depth  

Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station 
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast 
 
Grooming Report:  Spring rains have arrived, and with that comes some wet snow to ski… but we are happy to say the trails are holding up! The solid base we built this winter has provided decent end of season riding. Due to decreasing winter conditions, all our Sno-Parks will be receiving their final grooming on Saturday, 03/18. On this day we will also be collecting all the signage on the trails, to include maps at trail junctions. Sled hill groomed and open.  We hope you had a great and active winter season!

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed by 6:30 a.m.  and Kahler Glen was completed by 8:00 a.m.  
North Park: Was completed by 5:30 a.m. 
Chiwawa: Will be groomed by 9:30 a.m. – no tracks set near the river as conditions are thin. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge:  Complete Nason was groomed 3/12, Lower Nason will be done by 10:00.



Saturday, 3/11   7:30 a.m.                             29 degrees                        0.0“ last 24 hrs              32” Snow depth 
 
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast
 
Grooming Report:  Spring-like conditions today, expect rain/snow mix throughout the day. The Chiwawa Sno-Park Squirrel Run Trail was packed down and groomed without tracks yesterday.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed by 8:30 a.m.  and Kahler Glen was completed by 7:30 a.m. 
North Park: Was completed by 4:30 a.m.
Chiwawa:  Groomed at 7:00 a.m. - a few thin spots near river front. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof!
Nason Ridge:  Complete Nason was groomed by 6 a.m.

Friday, 3/10  7:30 a.m.            33 degrees         3.6“ last 24 hrs       35” Snow depth  

Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station 
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast 
 
Grooming Report:  Spring-like conditions today, fresh snow, but a little wet too.  We will be packing down the Chiwawa Sno-Park Squirrel Run Trail with our snowmobile groomer today. We had two crews from the Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) spent the day Monday pruning and widening the heavily forested areas of the Chiwawa Sno-Park See & Ski trail.   Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed by 6:00 a.m.  and Kahler Glen was completed by 7 a.m.  
North Park: Was completed by 4:30 a.m. 
Chiwawa:  Groomed at 7:00 a.m.- a few thin spots near river front. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge:  Lower Nason groomed by 9 a.m. Complete Nason Ridge was groomed on 3/6.



Grooming Report:  Great skiing conditions today with the fresh snowfall we’ve received the past few days! Today Be the WCC will be doing trail maintenance along the Chiwawa See & Ski trail for the majority of the day, so be aware of that and expect congestion and some damage while we work to improve your trails! Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed by 7:30 a.m.  and Kahler Glen will be completed by 3:30 a.m.  
North Park: Will be completed by10:00 a.m. 
Chiwawa:  Groomed on 3/6- trail maintenance occurring today. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge:  Lower Nason groomed at 5:30a.m. Complete Nason Ridge was groomed on 3/6.



Saturday, 3/4      7:30 a.m.                             30 degrees                        0.6“ last 24 hrs                 28” Snow depth 
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast
 
Grooming Report:   Great spring-like conditions today with a hint of fresh snow. However, there is a couple thin spots near the river front of Chiwawa’s See & Ski Trail.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 8:30 a.m.  and Kahler Glen will be completed by 4:30 a.m. 
North Park: Was groomed at 4:30 a.m.

Monday, 2/27  7:00 a.m.            28 degrees         4” last 24 hrs       32” Snow depth  
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station 
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast 
 
Grooming Report:   Late night grooming due to one machine down (awaiting parts).  This means you will find nicely groomed trails with 3 – 4” of very light snow over top.   Good conditions, beautiful day! Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South and Kahler was completed at 9 p.m.  last night.   
North Park: Was groomed on last night at 11 p.m. 
Chiwawa:  Groomed 2/26. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge:  Complete Nason Ridge groomed 2/26. 



Friday, 2/25        7:30 a.m.                             12 degrees                         0” last 24 hrs                    28” Snow depth 
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast
 
Grooming Report:   Our Grooming operators have been working around the clock to create good conditions on the trails. Fluctuating temperatures may create icy conditions throughout the day. Mechanical issues with our grooming machines have created difficulties to maintain a structured grooming schedule.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 3:30 a.m.  Kahler Glen by 9:00 a.m.   
North Park: Was groomed on 2/24 at 9:00p.m.

Thursday, 2/23  7:45 a.m.         17 degrees           0” last  24 hrs       28” Snow depth  
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station 
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast 
 
Grooming Report:   Icy conditions, groomers are working hard to get the trails in great shape.  With the icy conditions grooming is slightly behind schedule.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun! 

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed by 9:30 a.m.  Kahler Glen by 8:30 a.m.   
North Park: Was groomed at 7:30a.m. 



Saturday, 2/18   7:10 a.m.            30 degrees           dusting of  snow past last 24 hrs       30” Snow depth 
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast
 
Grooming Report:   Good spring-like conditions on the groomed trails. Come and celebrate the holiday weekend with us! Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed by 10:00 a.m.  Kahler Glen at 8:00 a.m.   
North Park: Was groomed at 4:30a.m.

2/17/17: Grooming Report:   Good spring-like conditions on the groomed trails with high’s in the upper 30’s. Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun! 

Repairs are wrapping up this morning on one of our Groomers that had a mechanical failure in the Chiwawa Sno-Park earlier last week. It will be returning to service late this morning and Chiwawa See & Ski trail will be groomed by noon. Thank you for your patience while our operators worked diligently on repairs.

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 4:30 a.m.  Kahler Glen at 6:30 a.m.   
North Park: Will be groomed by 12:01pm. 
Chiwawa:  Will be completed by 12:01pm. Until then, trail is still damaged.  Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge:  Lower Nason will be completed by 8:30 a.m. 



Monday 2/13   7:00 a.m.            19 degrees           0” snow past last 24 hrs       36” depth     High overcast
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station 
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast 
 
Grooming Report:    Great  conditions on the groomed trails.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!  One snowcat down, the tiller assembly broke a weld 2 miles into Chiwawa yesterday.  Repairs underway today.  As a result, only the South – Kahler – Lower Nason trails will be groomed today.

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South completed at 8:00 a.m.  Kahler Glen at 6:30 a.m.   
North Park: Completed yesterday. 



Sunday 2/12 7:30 a.m.            24 degrees         0” of snow mix in the last 24 hours    37” depth   
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station 
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast 
 
Grooming Report:    Great spring-like conditions on the trails! Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!  
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed by 10:00a.m.  Kahler Glen will be completed  by 7:30a.m.   
North Park: Completed at 4:30 a.m. 



Friday 2/10 7:30 a.m.            34 degrees        0.2” of snow mix in the last 24 hours    39” depth  
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast
 
Grooming Report:    Great spring-like conditions on the trails! Come on out and enjoy the “warm” weather.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!  
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed 10:00a.m.; Kahler will be completed 8:00a.m.   
North Park: Completed 4:00 a.m.

Friday 2/10 7:30 a.m.            31 degrees        1.4” of snow mix in the last 24 hours    42” depth   
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station 
Local forecast:  National Weather Service Point Forecast 
 
Grooming Report:    Following the impressive wild winter storm we just had, conditions are great, spring-like on the trails! Be aware of heavy snow-laden tree tops as some have fallen and been removed already this morning, particularly at the Chiwawa Sno Park . Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!  
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:    South completed 5:30a.m.; Kahler completed 7:00a.m.   
North Park: Completed 5:30 a.m. 
Chiwawa:  Will be groomed by 10am.  Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge: Lower Nason will be completed by 9a.m.  Complete Nason Groomed on 2/5. Expect lots of unpacked snow

02/09/2017: Grooming Report:     11” of new snow make great trails conditions!!    Currently sleeting and forecasted to possibly become rain later in the day.   Only light snow fell on trails after grooming started at 2 a.m.   Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!  

South Park & Kahler Glen:    South completed 8:30a.m.; Kahler completed 6:30a.m.   

North Park: Completed 5:30 a.m. 


Monday 2/6
Grooming Report:    Fantastic winter conditions,  great weather, and great trails!!    Snowcat / fuel issue – unable to groom Lower Nason.  Everything else in great shape.  Most all the snow fell before we began grooming at 2 a.m.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!  
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:    South completed at 7:30, Kahler to be completed around 9 a.m.   
North Park: Completed at 3:30 a.m. 
Chiwawa:  Groomed yesterday.  Expect lots of unpacked snow.  Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge:  Groomed yesterday.  Lower Nason not groomed today – expect a lot of unpacked snow.

02/04/2017:Grooming Report:    Fantastic conditions!!    Perfect, to quote the groomers.   At most 1” of  new snow over freshly groomed trails.  Big thanks to Lloyd, Kathy, Bob, and Jerry for grooming /setting tracks on the Squirrel Run trail on 02/01.  These volunteers set tracks without the use of motorized equipment!  Squirrel Run is part of the Chiwawa ski trail system, come on out and enjoy the fresh snow. Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!  
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:    South completed at 7:00 a.m.  and Kahler Glen completed at 7:30am.   
North Park: Completed at 4:00 a.m.

02/03/17   
Grooming Report:    Big thanks to Lloyd, Kathy, Bob, and Jerry for grooming /setting tracks on the Squirrel Run trail on 02/01.  These volunteers set tracks without the use of motorized equipment!  Squirrel Run is part of the Chiwawa ski trail system, come on out and enjoy the fresh snow. Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!  

South Park & Kahler Glen:    South completed at 6:00 a.m.  and Kahler Glen completed at 7:30am.   
North Park: Completed at 5:00 a.m. 
Chiwawa: Will be groomed by 8:00 am.  Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge: Upper ridge groomed Sunday 1/29, Lower Nason will be groomed today by 9:30a.m.  Good conditions overall. 



2/2/17
Grooming Report:    Big thanks to Lloyd, Kathy, Bob and Jerry for grooming /setting tracks on the Squirrel Run trail yesterday.  These volunteers set tracks without the use of motorized equipment!  Squirrel Run is part of the Chiwawa ski trail system, go check it out!  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!  

South Park & Kahler Glen:    South completed at 7:00 a.m.  and Kahlar Glen completed at 8:00am   
North Park: Completed at 5:00 a.m. 
Chiwawa: Groomed on Sunday 1/29.  Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge: Upper ridge groomed Sunday 1/29, Lower Nason groomed today by 9:00a.m.  Good conditions overall. 



Saturday, 01/28   7:30 a.m.            30 degrees        0” of snow in the last 24 hours        23” total accumulation  
Get current snow/weather conditions at the park here:   Weather Station
 
Grooming Report: Trails becoming thin and icy in spots. Still fun and great weather, come and enjoy the wilderness! The Sled hill is groomed and open.  Have fun!
 
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed by 10:00 a.m.  and Kahler Glen was completed at 6:30 a.m. 
North Park: Completed at 5:00 a.m.
Chiwawa: Completed by 7:30a.m. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof!
Nason Ridge: Nason Ridge completed at 8:30a.m. Good conditions overall. 


01/27    
 
Grooming Report: Trails icy in spots, but will turn into spring conditions as temperatures warm up today. Still fun and great weather, come and enjoy the wilderness! Park staff brushed out the first mile or so of the See & Ski trail and our groomers cut down the fallen trees that were impeding the trail. Some mechanical issues with a broken part may cause a delay in grooming tomorrow (Saturday, 1/28) but we will note that in the grooming report if necessary. The Sled hill is groomed and open.  Have fun! 


South Park & Kahler Glen:  South completed by 4:00 a.m.  and Kahler Glen was completed at 12:00 a.m.  
North Park: North Park will be completed by 10:30 a.m. 
Chiwawa: Completed by 7:30a.m. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge: Nason Ridge completed at 2:00a.m. Good conditions overall. 
 Permits Required:  A Season Sno-Park pass with Groomed Trails sticker will get you into all parking areas ($80).  The Daily Sno-Park pass ($20) also requires an Annual or Daily Discover Pass in the park. Self-pay stations are available at each parking area within the park for daily Sno-Park and daily Discover Passes. Sno Park permits are available online: Buy a SnoPark Permit   Local vendors include Derr Sportsman, Kahler Glen Resort, Midway Grocery, and Plain Hardware.  
 
01/26    
 
Grooming Report: Spring-like conditions, trails still good and great weather, come and enjoy the wilderness .  Lower Squirrel Run loop, the 1 mile cross country ski trail loop located at the Chiwawa Sno-Park has been snowmobile groomed on 01/21.  Park staff brushed out the first mile or so of the See & Ski trail.  More work to come . The Sled hill is groomed and open.  Have fun! 


South Park & Kahler Glen:  South completed by 7:30 a.m. , Kahler Glen will be completed by 9:30 a.m.  
North Park: Completed at 4:00 a.m. 
Chiwawa: Groomed on 1/22.  Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge: Lower Nason Ridge will be groomed by 11:30am. Complete Nason Ridge was groomed 1/22, Good condition overall.
 Permits Required:  A Season Sno-Park pass with Groomed Trails sticker will get you into all parking areas ($80).  The Daily Sno-Park pass ($20) also requires an Annual or Daily Discover Pass in the park. Self-pay stations are available at each parking area within the park for daily Sno-Park and daily Discover Passes. Sno Park permits are available online: Buy a SnoPark Permit   Local vendors include Derr Sportsman, Kahler Glen Resort, Midway Grocery, and Plain Hardware.  


1/21/17: 
Grooming Report: Spring like conditions, good, but a little wet. Watch out when heading into wooded trails, the trees are shedding a lot of heavy snow.  The Lower Squirrel Run loop, the 1 mile cross country ski trail loop located at the Chiwawa Sno-Park has been snowmobile groomed on 01/21.  We will be attempting to set tracks on 01/22. Complete Nason Ridge has also been groomed with tracks today.  The Sled hill is groomed and open.  Have fun!
 
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 9:00 a.m. , Kahler Glen was completed at 6:30 a.m. 
North Park: Completed at 4:00 a.m.
Chiwawa: Grooming completed by 7:00 am.  Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 


1/20/17: Grooming Report: Great conditions what a day to be out taking in the fresh air. Today the Northwest Road Show will be filming a segment about Lake Wenatchee State Park from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, and we would love to see visitors out enjoying the trails. So come on out today and maybe you'll be on TV.  The Sled hill is groomed and open.  Have fun! 
 
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 5:30 a.m. , Kahler Glen was completed at 7:15 a.m.  
North Park: Completed at 4:00 a.m. 
Chiwawa: Grooming completed by 6:30am.  Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof! 
Nason Ridge:  Lower Nason groomed today at 9:30 am, tracks are set. Complete Nason last complete grooming was on 01/16, no tracks set above Lower Nason.

1/19/17: 
Grooming Report: Beautiful everywhere,  again . . . same old, same old. The Sled hill is groomed and open.  Have fun!
 
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 6 a.m. , Kahler Glen will be completed by 9:00 a.m. 
North Park: Completed at 4:00 a.m.
Chiwawa: Last groomed 1/15.  Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Woof!
Nason Ridge:  Lower Nason groomed today at 7:30 am, tracks are set. Complete Nason last complete grooming was on 01/16, no tracks set above Lower Nason.


01/16/2017: Grooming Report: Beautiful everywhere,  again . . . same old, same old.   We stayed off Nason this morning to avoid further disturbing the thin area where roads where plowed due to earlier logging.   The Sled hill is groomed and open.  Have fun! 

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed by 10 a.m. , Kahler Glen by 9:00 a.m.  
North Park: Completed at 4:30 a.m. 


01/15/2017: Grooming Report: Beautiful everywhere! We are attempting to groom the complete Nason Ridge ski trail today, as higher elevation snow conditions prevent us from guaranteeing a complete Nason Ridge groomed trail. However, will be grooming the first ½ mile of lower Nason and the eastern leg of the Nason Ridge loop. Thanks to our volunteer, Lloyd Brodniak has once again packed Squirrel Run trail at the Chiwawa Sno-Park with his homemade snow packer. The Sled hill is groomed and open.  Have fun!

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 7:00a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming was completed at 6:00a.m. 
North Park: Completed at 5:30 a.m. tracks set everywhere. 


01/14/2017: Grooming Report: Beautiful everywhere! The complete Nason Ridge trail is expected to be groomed today. Thanks to our volunteer, Lloyd Brodniak has once again packed Squirrel Run trail at the Chiwawa Sno-Park with his homemade snow packer. The Sled hill is groomed and open.  Have fun!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 7:30a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming was completed at 6:00a.m. 
North Park: Completed at 5:30 a.m. tracks set everywhere. 



01/13/2017: Grooming Report: Beautiful everywhere! New snowfall over the past 24 hours have created ideal trail conditions. Tracks are set on all trails.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun!   
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 7:00a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming will be completed at 9:30a.m.  
North Park: Completed at 5:00 a.m. tracks set everywhere.  

01/09/2017: 
Grooming Report: Beautiful everywhere! New snowfall over the past 24 hours has created ideal trail conditions. Tracks are set on all trails.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun! Thanks to volunteer efforts by Super-Volunteer Lloyd Brodniak, Squirrel Run, a 4 mile ungroomed trail at Chiwawa Sno-Park has been much improved this year, culminating this past week with packing.  Personally.  With his “Human Powered Trail Packer”.   See attached!  In the future we do have plans to groom this trail as part of our grooming routine with a snowmobile groomer.  In the meantime, please thank Lloyd Brodniak for his hard work and dedication to the community.   

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 6:00a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming will be completed by 8:30a.m.  
North Park: Completed at 4:00 a.m. tracks set everywhere.  

01/08/2017: 
Grooming Report: Excellent conditions! Tracks are set on all trails.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun! Thanks to volunteer efforts by Super-Volunteer Lloyd Brodniak, Squirrel Run, a 4 mile ungroomed trail at Chiwawa Sno-Park has been much improved this year, culminating this past week with packing.  Personally.  With his “Human Powered Trail Packer”.  In the future we do have plans to groom this trail as part of our grooming routine with a snowmobile groomer.  In the meantime, please thank Lloyd Brodniak for his hard work and dedication to the community.   

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South was completed at 6:30a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming will be completed by 9:30a.m.  
North Park: Completed at 6:00 a.m. tracks set everywhere.  

01/07/2017: 
Grooming Report: Excellent conditions! Tracks are set on all trails.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun and dress warm!  Thanks to volunteer efforts by Super-Volunteer Lloyd Brodniak, Squirrel Run, a 4 mile ungroomed trail at Chiwawa Sno-Park has been much improved this year, culminating this past week with packing.  Personally.  With his “Human Powered Trail Packer”.   See attached!  In the future we do have plans to groom this trail as part of our grooming routine with a snowmobile groomer.  In the meantime, please thank Lloyd Brodniak for his hard work and dedication to the community.  
 
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed by 9:00a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming completed at 7:00a.m. 
North Park: Completed at 6:00 a.m. tracks set everywhere. 

01/06/2017: 
Grooming Report: Excellent conditions! Tracks are set on all trails.  Sled hill groomed and open.  Have fun and dress warm!  Thanks to volunteer efforts by Super-Volunteer Lloyd Brodniak, Squirrel Run, a 4 mile ungroomed trail at Chiwawa Sno-Park has been much improved this year, culminating this past week with packing.  Personally.  With his “Human Powered Trail Packer”.   See below!  In the future we do have plans to groom this trail as part of our grooming routine with a snowmobile groomer.  In the meantime, please thank Lloyd Brodniak for his hard work and dedication to the community.   

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South will be completed by 9:30a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming completed at 7:00a.m.  
North Park: Completed at 6:00 a.m. tracks set everywhere.  

1/5/17:

Grooming Report: Excellent conditions! Tracks are set on all trails.  Sled hill groomed and open. Have fun and dress warm!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South completed at 6:00a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming will be completed by 8:30a.m.  
North Park: Will be completed around 11:00 a.m. tracks set everywhere.  
Chiwawa: No grooming today. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Ruff!
Tracks set everywhere!   
Nason Ridge: Logging operations are complete. No grooming today. Lower Nason groomed ½ mile out to the point that is plowed by logging operations. The trail condition for Lower Nason Ridge is reported to be thin.   
 

01/02/2017:Grooming Report: Excellent conditions, a great way to start the year! Tracks are set on all trails.  Sled hill groomed and open. Have fun and Happy New Year!
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South completed at 8:00a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming to be completed around 10:00a.m.  
North Park:  Completed at 5:00 a.m. tracks set everywhere.  

01/01/17: Grooming Report: Excellent conditions, a great way to start the year! Tracks are set on all trails.  Sled hill groomed and open. Have fun and Happy New Year!

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South completed at 5:00 a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming completed at 6:30am.  
North Park:  Completed at 5:00 a.m.  

12/31/16: 
Grooming Report: Excellent conditions, a great way to end the year! Tracks are set on all trails.  Sled hill groomed and open. Have fun and Happy New Year!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South completed at 5:30 a.m. and Kahler Glen grooming in progress will be completed by 8:00am. 
North Park:  Completed at 5:30 a.m. 

12/29/2016: Grooming Report: Excellent conditions! Tracks set everywhere! Sled hill groomed and open. Have fun!

South Park & Kahler Glen:  South completed at 7:24 a.m. and Kahler Glen completed at 6:13 a.m.  
North Park:  Completed at 6:15 a.m.  

12/28/16:  Grooming Report:  A generous winter storm brought us lots of great new snow last night which helped pack our base even more and create awesome grooming conditions! Tracks set everywhere! Chiwawa not groomed today. Sled hill groomed and open. Have fun!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:  South completed at 6:00 a.m and Kahler Glen completed at 7:30 a.m.  
North Park:  Completed at 6:00 a.m.  

12/26

Grooming Report:  Nice base and good conditions everywhere! Sled hill groomed and open. Happy Holidays!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:
 South completed at 6:00 a.m and Kahler Glen currently underway to be completed by 8:00 a.m.  
North Park:  Completed at 10:30 a.m.  
Chiwawa: No grooming today. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Whoof!
Tracks set everywhere except along the river.   
Nason Ridge:  No grooming.   The landowner will be logging along the lower trail for the next 2 -3 weeks.  We will begin work there as soon as possible.   

12/23/16

Grooming Report:
 Some fresh, new snow overnight combined with few days warmer temps have created a winter wonderland!  Nice base and good conditions everywhere  now.  Sled hill groomed and open.
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:   Currently underway, South to be completed around 9 a.m and Kahler Glen completed by 7:30 a.m.  
North Park:  Completed by 6 a.m.  
Chiwawa:   Underway, to be completed around 10 a.m. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Whoof! 
Nason Ridge:  No grooming.   The landowner will be logging along the lower trail for the next 2 -3 weeks.  We will begin work there as soon as possible.   

12/22/16

Grooming Report:  
Lots of snow the past few days warmer temps have consolidated the snowpack.  Nice base everywhere  now. Conditions are very good.   Sled hill groomed and open.
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:   Currently underway, South to be completed by 9 a.m and Kahler Glen to be completed by 8 a.m.  
North Park:  To be completed by 11 a.m.  

Chiwawa:
  No grooming today.   Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Whoof! 

Nason Ridge
:  No grooming.   The landowner will be logging along the lower trail for the next 2 -3 weeks.  We will begin work there as soon as possible.   

12/21/16

Grooming Report:  Lots of snow past three days warmer temps have consolidated the snowpack.  Nice base now.  Bonus day of grooming today!   Conditions are very good.   Sled hill groomed and open.
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:   Currently underway, to be completed by 9 a.m.  
North Park: Currently underway, to be completed by 9 a.m.  
Chiwawa:   No grooming today.   Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Whoof! 
Nason Ridge:  No grooming.   The landowner will be logging along the lower trail for the next 2 -3 weeks.  We will begin work there as soon as possible.   


12/19/16
 


Grooming Report:  Lots of new snow for our groomers to lay nice tracks!  Good conditions overall.  All trails have tracks set, except the outer edges of the North Park. Snow shoe routes are flagged.  Ski and snowshoe trails are minimally signed due to low snow at this time but will be signed more in the next few days as more snow arrives.  Sled hill groomed and open!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:   South Park underway, to be completed by 8am, Kahler Glen done at 6:30. Tracks set everywhere but now somewhat covered in more beautiful fresh snow. 
North Park: Completed at 4 a.m. Tracks set everywhere except parameter, also somewhat covered in more wonderful fresh snow.  
Chiwawa:   No grooming today. Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Whoof! 
Nason Ridge:  No grooming.   The landowner will be logging along the lower trail for the next 2 -3 weeks.  We will begin work there as soon as possible.   
 
 Sled Hill:
  A moderate slope, about 150’ long. Good for families.  Located in the South Park.  Currently groomed.

12/18/16
 
 Grooming Report:  Just enough snow for machine grooming.  Good conditions overall.  Thin spots under under tree canopy.  All trails have corduroy, tracks set in most, but not all areas.  Snow shoe routes are flagged.  Ski and snowshoe trails are minimally signed due to low snow.  Sled hill groomed and open!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:   Underway, to be completed by 10 a.m. 
North Park:  Underway, to be completed at 7 a.m.  No tracks set along lakeshore or upper loop.  
Chiwawa:   Too thin for snowcats, we will groom the route with the new snowmobile groomer – single track.  Underway now, should be complete before 10 a.m.   Dogs are allowed on this trail after noon every day.   Whoof! 
Nason Ridge:  No grooming.   The landowner will be logging along the lower trail for the next 2 -3 weeks.  We will begin work there as soon as possible.   
  
Sled Hill:
  A moderate slope, about 150’ long. Good for families.  Located in the South Park.  Currently groomed.



12/17/16: Grooming Report:  Just enough snow for machine grooming.  Good conditions!  Thin, but adequate cover under tree canopy.  All trails have corduroy, tracks set in most, but not all areas.  Snow shoe routes are flagged.  Ski and snowshoe trails are minimally signed due to low snow.  Sled hill groomed and open!
 
South Park & Kahler Glen:   Underway, to be completed by 9 a.m.
North Park:  Underway, to be completed by 9 a.m.  No tracks set along lakeshore or upper loop.  


2016-2017 Grooming Calendar

     
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Groomer: Lake Wenatchee State Park-WA State Parks & Recreation
 
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Grooming reports are updated when trail grooming information is provided. Reports are posted Monday thru Saturday. No updates on Sundays or holidays.

Schedule is subject to change.