Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions
Cascade River State Park
Trails were packed and tracked 3/13/23. The lake loop does not have enough snow to lay a track set, but the base has been packed. Hiking Trails are icy. Traction devices are highly recommended. Don't forget to purchase your great Minnesota ski pass.
|Trail conditions: very good|
|Trail groomed? yes|
|Trail base: 26"|
|Trail mileage: 17|
|Difficulty: intermediate (track)|
The trail is consistent with the North Shore topography; cliffs intermixed with forest land. All types of wildlife can be seen along the trail. Ski trails range from easy to difficult. One loop is available for the less experienced skier. Trails connect to other local trails outside the park.
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.
- A warming house is available at the trailhead.
- Ski passes can be purchased on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. when the park office is open.
- Winter camping is available. Contact park for further details.
Last updated on March 13, 2023. Local snow depth is 40".
3481 W Hwy 61
Lutsen, MN 55612
From Lutsen, head north on Highway 61 to Cascade Park entrance. Trailhead is located one mile past the contact station in park.
Parking available at the trailhead.
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
More InfoSkiing »
Ski pass »