Trails


Summer

Hiking

20 Miles

A variety of experiences available.

Paved Bike

No surfaced bike trails in the park

The closest paved bike trail is located about 12 miles from the park in the town of Preston or Fountain. This trail provides access to the 60-mile long Root River State Trail system.

Horse

17 Miles

Trails are surfaced with crushed rock. Shod horses recommended. Some fording required. Trail elevation from valley floor to hill top is 200 feet. Very scenic. Trails are typically open early May to late October. Trail pass: A Minnesota Trail Pass is required.



Winter

Cross Country Skiing

10 Miles

Mainly intermediate skill level. Grooming for the weekend is usually done on Friday. Great touring trails. Also, more than 60 miles of trail are available near the park on the Root River State Trail system.

Skate-Skiing

Within 10 Miles of the Park

More than 60 miles of winter trail are available on the nearby Root River State Trail system.

Snowmobile

9 Miles

In the park. This trail connects to more than 100 miles of the grant-in-aid trail system.

Snowshoe

Anywhere Except Groomed Trails

Snowshoers may travel anywhere in the park, but must stay off groomed ski trails. The wooded corridors along the streams are especially appealing.

Other

Winter Hiking Trails

About 9 miles of trail can be used for hiking on the park's snowmobile trails.