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Lake: Loch Lomond Lake

access to the loch??

Post By: lewdog      Posted: 12/17/2015 11:24:31 AM     Points: 3940    
Is a person allowed to ride a snowmobile up to loch lomond? How deep is the snow ya think?
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 12/17/2015 11:44:04 AM     Points: 48864
My best guess is you can since ATVs are allowed. Snow's probably 1-2'. Thought someone posted something about a gate once but I don't recall seeing one. You should be careful where the trail basically goes thru a creek a couple times--not sure how swampy that could get on a snowmobile. Good luck and be safe!
 Reply by: gsn1574      Posted: 12/17/2015 11:52:07 AM     Points: 2195
Not sure about snowmobiles but I'm guessing Bron is right. As far as snow goes, looks like around 21". In the future, you can find out what the snow depth is across the state at the following website:

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 Reply by: lewdog      Posted: 12/17/2015 12:14:23 PM     Points: 3940
Thanks guys .. More importantly am i allowed to or can i even get past the gates if they're closed.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 12/17/2015 12:34:56 PM     Points: 48864
Try calling these guys Lew.
 Reply by: esoxrocks      Posted: 12/17/2015 12:39:57 PM     Points: 2522
Two sets of gates, one at bottom, one at top. Road between is a few miles and weaves in and out of sun/wind exposure. Gate at top spans the entire (constricted) roadway...but you may be able to squeeze a sled through, not sure.

Its beautiful up there, especially when the summertime drunks aren't shooting-up and/or tearing-up the place.

Never had super-good luck on that lake, but always catch something.

^^^^^and I've called the number Bron has above and talked with good folks who know whats going on in their district. .
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 12/17/2015 12:48:25 PM     Points: 48864
 Reply by: catfishking      Posted: 12/17/2015 1:16:55 PM     Points: 17
I've iced it before and never again the hike is way far up the mtn the gates will be closed but you can still get around them when I was up there a guy did drive an atv up there
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 12/17/2015 6:10:00 PM     Points: 48864
You call them Lew?
 Reply by: lewdog      Posted: 12/17/2015 7:44:18 PM     Points: 3940
Yeah i called. The lady said its different when your on snow and not on dirt. She said yeah i was allowed to be up there on my sled but to be mindful of the property as its forrest service or something on one side and your not supposed to be off roading.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 12/17/2015 7:49:34 PM     Points: 48864
Cool..have a fish filled safe trip.
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