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The Timberline event has been canceled due to lack of snow at the ski area.
Deep Creek Lake is currently frozen and you will no doubt start seeing some sleds out. Please be careful if you decide to go out! Here's a snip from a Maryland Natural Resources Police warning posted in 2016 but still applies today.......
"There are no hard and fast rules about ice safety because weather, water depth and other physical factors all play a role. As a result, people must assess the risk and make their own decision about stepping out on ice.
In evaluating the quality and soundness of the ice, people should remember:
Your voice is needed! Please plan to attend the meeting at Greenbrier State Park for input on Wolf Den Park on January 26 from 10-noon.
"In 2018, the department finalized the purchase of the 2,000-acre property in Garrett County that will become Wolf Den Run State Park, which will provide a high-quality recreation experience and opportunity for off-highway/road vehicle rders. A previous open house in October was well attended."
Greenbrier State Park Headquarters, 21843 National Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713
Find out more about Wolf Den State Park and take the online survey. This park could provide a lot more snowmobile trail mileage in Garrett County, so PLEASE make your voice heard!
Here's a map link for the open house on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10-12 and the weather forecast for Greenbrier on the same day.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 1 PM EST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation. Total snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulation of one-tenth to two-tenths inch are expected.
* WHERE...Garrett County Maryland.
* WHEN...From 1 PM Saturday to 1 PM EST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery roads and difficult travel conditions.
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SNOWDRIFTERS 2018-2019 season