March 12, 2019 8:02 pm
Updated: March 12, 2019 8:05 pm

Hang up your skates: Red River Mutual Trail closed for the season

Michael Draven / Global News

A record-breaking year for the Red River Mutual Trail at The Forks has come to an end.

The trail is now closed for the season and people are being asked to stay off the river as temperatures warm up.

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After opening Dec. 28, the trail stayed open for 76 days — the longest it has ever been active.

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The trail stretched from St. Vital Bridge to Hugo Docks, a total of 8.6 km, still shy of last year’s record-long total of 10 km.

The Forks estimates nearly 800,000 people skated on the trail this year.

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