Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Carley State Park

Trail conditions:

Trails are not maintained by park staff in the winter. Snowshoes or ice cleats are recommended. Please exercise caution when on hiking trails, as they may be slippery with leaves and ice.

The trail(s):
The trails traverse a wide variety of scenery from valley floors to rock ridges. Deer, turkey and eagles are commonly seen. All trails are ungroomed.
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.


  • Snowshoes are available for rental at nearby Whitewater State Park.
  • There are no winter facilities at the park and there is no winter camping.

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Last updated on February 25, 2023. Local snow depth is 11".

Getting there

Rt 1 Box 65
Plainview, MN 55964

The trailhead is located within Carley State Park, four miles south of Plainview on county road 4.

Parking is located at the trailhead.


Email: [email protected]
In the winter, contact Whitewater State Park at 507-312-2300

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