William O'Brien State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism



Wheelchair Accessible

Riverside Trail - 1.5 miles

The Riverside Trail is a fully accessible 1.5 mile loop that begins at the picnic grounds. It is self-guided with interpretive signs located along the trail. There are rest areas along the trail at approximately every 900 feet, and some of the rest areas have benches. Trail map and details This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

Self Guided

Riverside Trail - 1.5 miles

Trail is accessible. Trail begins at picnic grounds.


12 Miles

Trails range from easy to difficult. Trails wind through wooded areas, wetlands, and restored oak savanna areas.

Paved Bike

1.5 Miles


Cross Country Skiing

12 Miles

Trails are groomed for classic cross-country skiing and skate skiing. Trails range from easy to difficult.


12 Miles


On Riverside Trail Only

Snowshoers are allowed only on the Riverside Trail. No snowshoeing is allowed west of the Visitor Center.