Winter hikingwinter hiking

Don't let a little cold weather put your walking program on hold or drive you indoors to a mall—plenty of state parks and recreation areas plow or pack miles of trails for winter walkers, and the scenery is way better than on that treadmill!

Locations with plowed or packed trails

thumbnail graphic of map that shows the locations of packed/plowed hiking trails.
Map of locations


Events

02/10/16

Gateway State Trail

Wednesday Trail Walks

02/13/16

Gateway State Trail

Gateway State Trail Candlelight Walk

02/13/16

Tettegouche State Park

Snowshoe Hike up the Baptism River

02/13/16

Lake Maria State Park

Valentine's Candlelight Snowshoe and Walk

02/13/16

Lake Maria State Park

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike/Volkmarch

02/17/16

Brown's Creek State Trail

Wednesday Trail Walks

02/20/16

Fort Ridgely State Park

Animal Track Snowshoe Hike

02/20/16

Minneopa State Park

Full Moon Snowshoe Hike

02/20/16

Itasca State Park

Owl Hooting Snowshoe Hike: Exploring the North Country Trail at Dusk- 125 Miles

02/20/16

Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park

Take Hike, Take a Picture, Send a Postcard

02/21/16

Jay Cooke State Park

Full Suckerfish Moon Snowshoe Hike

02/21/16

Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park

Take a Hike, Take a Picture, Send a Postcard

02/24/16

Gateway State Trail

Wednesday Trail Walks

02/27/16

Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park

Take a Hike, Take a Picture, Send a Postcard

02/28/16

Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park

Take a Hike, Take a Picture, Send a Postcard

03/02/16

Brown's Creek State Trail

Wednesday Trail Walks

03/06/16

Fort Snelling State Park

Women in the Parks: Nature Hike- The Promise of Spring

03/09/16

Gateway State Trail

Wednesday Trail Walks

03/16/16

Brown's Creek State Trail

Wednesday Trail Walks

03/19/16

Itasca State Park

Spring Equinox Snowshoe Hike: Exploring the North Country Trail and Sibilant Lake

03/23/16

Gateway State Trail

Wednesday Trail Walks

03/30/16

Brown's Creek State Trail

Wednesday Trail Walks

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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.