Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Afton State Park

Trail conditions:

Ski trails were last groomed on Friday, January 6th. Our grooming machine remains in the shop awaiting repairs. We apologize for the inconvenience, but base conditions are still in good shape if you are willing to blaze your own trails. We will continue to provide updates once we get a better timeline regarding equipment repairs.

Trail conditions: poor
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 6"
Trail mileage: 12
Difficulty: beg. to int. (track)  

The trail(s):
Park features wooded hills mixed with open prairie along the wild and scenic St. Croix River. Trails range from easy to advanced difficulty. Winter camping and lodging is available.
The park does not have ski rentals, but snowshoe rentals are available.
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.


  • 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 26, 2023. Local snow depth is 14".

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.


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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