Winter Activities Guide

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Cross-country skiing

Children cross-country skiing.

Whether you prefer classical or skate skiing, Minnesota state parks have many miles of groomed cross-country ski trails for you!

Purchase a vehicle permit today and get a year of unlimited visits to all of Minnesota's state parks and recreation areas.

Places with groomed skate ski trails:

Places with groomed classic ski trails:

thumbnail graphic of map that shows groomed ski locations.
Map of groomed trails

* State parks that offer cross-country classic ski rentals ($10/day for skis, boots and poles)

** At Wild River State Park, cross-country skis are available for rent through a private concessionaire located at the park's Trail Center, Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For rental rates or to reserve equipment, call Wild River Ski Rental at 651-257-0685.

Events Calendar

02/24/18

Lake Carlos State Park

Candlelight Ski and Snowshoe

02/24/18

Lake Bronson State Park

Candlelight Ski and Snowshoe

04/20/18

Tettegouche State Park

Minnesota Stories in a Changing Climate - Movie and Discussion

Please note: Occasionally, due to extreme weather or poor snow conditions, an event may need to be canceled or changed. When in doubt, call the park.