Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Afton State Park

Trail conditions:

Ski Trails are not groomed due to equipment being in the shop. Skiers are welcome to blaze their own trails! Snowshoe rentals will be available from the park office as trail conditions allow. Snowshoes are $6 per pair. Rentals are available from 9am to 3pm on weekends and subject to staff availability on weekdays.

Skiing
Trail conditions: poor
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 0"
Trail mileage: 12
Difficulty: int. to exp. (track)  

The trail(s):
Park features wooded hills mixed with open prairie along the wild and scenic St. Croix River. Beginner loop is 2 1/2 miles long. The rest of the trails are intermediate or advanced.
You can snowshoe anywhere in Minnesota's state parks and recreation areas, except on trails that are specifically groomed for another activity, such as skiing or snowmobiling.

Facilities:

  • Warming house available near the trailhead.
  • Ski Passes are sold at the Park Contact Station.
  • Ski rentals are not available at the park, but snowshoe rental is available. There is 11 miles of designated snowshoe trail.
  • Winter camping is backpack only. There are no electrical hookups. Drinking water is available.

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Last updated on January 15, 2022. Local snow depth is 4".

Getting there

6959 Peller Avenue S
Hastings, MN 55033

From St. Paul, go 9 miles east on I-94, then 7 miles south on Highway 95 and 3 miles east on County Road 22.

Parking is available near the trailhead.

Contact

Phone: (651) 201-6780
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends and vary on weekdays.

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