3 – North Central Trail

(Benson, McHenry, Pierce, Ramsey and Towner Counties)

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NorthCentral_11x17Snow Conditions:
Updated: February 2, 2023
Amount of Snow:  30 inches
Recent Snowfall: 2 inches
Snow Depth:  8-12 inches
Current Weather for Rugby

Trail Condition:  All trails are open and groomed 2/1/2023 except Rush Lake Trail. Conditions are good to excellent. Watch for snow piles at approaches and road crossings.  Check the groomer progress in the link below.

Groomer Tracking Here

The tracking app is up and running! Still some updates to come!

Rush Lake Trail:  Open, groomed last week.
Red Lake Trail: Open, groomed 2/1/2023.
Gun Lake Trail: Groomed 2/1/2023
Sand Slough Trail: Groomed 2/1/2023
Sand Lake Trail: Groomed 2/1/2023
Jordan Lake Trail: Groomed 2/1/2023
Midway Lake Trail: Groomed 2/1/2023

Communities: (Click Here for Accommodations)
Wolford, Towner, Leeds, Rugby and Balta

Total Trail Miles:
100 Miles

Connecting Trails:
Lake Region Trail and Sno-Trails Trail


The riding is 80 miles cross country with the other ditch riding.  The trail gives the rider a great cross section of terrain that North Dakota has to offer.


Rick Bruggemann – Rugby Loop


Northern Lights Snowmobile Club
PO Box 191
Rugby, ND 58368