Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Fort Snelling State Park

Trail conditions:

Due to icy and muddy conditions throughout the park the ski trails are now closed for the season. This is the final report for the 2020-21 winter season.

Skiing
Trail conditions: closed
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 0"
Trail mileage: 11
Difficulty: beginner (track)  

The trail(s):
The trail sits in the forested river bottoms consisting of cottonwood, green ash, silver maple and willow. The park harbors an abundance of wildlife, including deer, fox, woodchucks, and skunks.
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:

  • The Thomas C. Savage Visitor Center is closed until further notice.
  • Purchase a Great Minnesota Ski Pass online!
  • Winter snowshoe rental will not be available for the 2020-21 season.

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Last updated on March 03, 2021. Local snow depth is 0".

Getting there

101 Snelling Lake Road
St. Paul, MN 55111

Fort Snelling State Park is located on Post Road off State Highway 5, just west of the main terminal exit for the International Airport.

Parking is available at the park entrance, Visitor Center, various other parking lots in the park, and across the Minnesota River near the Henry Sibley Historic Site (for access to the eastern trails).

Contact

Phone: (612) 279-3550
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours are Sunday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., hours may vary. Warming house hours are 9 a.m. -3 p.m., daily.

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