Trail Snow Report

Glacial Lake State Park

Trail conditions:

All trails remain open to hiking. Many of the open areas are bare of snow especially on southern slopes. Wooded areas remain patchy with snow cover. Reminder that no vehicles of any kind are allowed on the ice, foot traffic only. Please call Lake Carlos State Park at 320-852-7200 with any questions.

Conditions: closed
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 0-2"
Groomed mileage: 0.0
Conditions: closed
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 0"
Groomed mileage: 11.0

The trail(s):
The trail is a cross between prairie and woodlands. With steeply rolling hills, interspersed with marshlands, numerous small lakes and aspen willow wetlands. While skiing, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling through the park you will experience excellent hilltop vistas along with lowland areas. You will encounter numerous wildlife including deer, fox, coyotes, rabbits and chipmunks. Ski trails are ungroomed.


  • There is an open sided shelter building with fire pit.
  • Ski passes are not required.
  • Four year-around camper cabins are available to rent Thursday night through Sunday night during the winter season. Reservations can be made at or 1-866-857-2757. The campgrounds are closed to winter camping. Please call Lake Carlos State Park for more information (320) 852-7200.

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Last updated on March 29, 2018. Local snow depth is 0-3".

Getting there

25022 Co. Rd. 41
Starbuck, MN 56381

Take Highway 29 three miles south of Starbuck to county road 41. Go south on 41 for two miles to park entrance.

Parking is available in the southeast picnic parking lot.


Phone: (320) 239-2860
Email: [email protected]
Please call Lake Carlos State Park office at 320-852-7200 during office hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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