Afton State Park
Trails were all groomed for classic skiing on the 19th. There is 1" of fresh snow over the groomed tracks. Due to the warm temperatures we will not be grooming soon. At this time we ask hikers and snowshoers to stay on designated trails only and avoid all groomed ski trails please.
|Trail conditions: good|
|Trail groomed? yes|
|Trail base: 4"|
|Trail mileage: 12.0|
|Difficulty: int. to exp. (track)|
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.
- 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.
Last updated on January 23, 2020. Local snow depth is 10".
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) 436-5391
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends and vary on weekdays.