Trail Snow Report

Hayes Lake State Park

Trail conditions:

Alternating freeze/thaw cycles are starting to decrease the snow pack. Expect sections of ice-encrusted snow alternating with patches of bare ground in places. This year, the ski trails are once again being groomed thanks to the generous efforts of the Friends of Hayes Lake State Park group and the Minnesota Parks and Trails Council.

Conditions: poor
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 4"
Groomed mileage: 0.0
Difficulty: beginner (track)  
Conditions: fair
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 4"
Groomed mileage: 6.0

The trail(s):
Scenic views are numerous. The land is generally flat, except ridges and river valleys formed by glacial activity. Because this park and trail system is up in the far northern regions of the state, more of Minnesota's less common wildlife are sighted. Mink, bobcat, lynx and timber wolves may be seen.


  • Winter camping in not available.

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Last updated on March 15, 2018. Local snow depth is 16".

Getting there

48990 County Road 4
Roseau, MN 56751

The trailhead is nine miles west of Wannaska on county road 4. Follow park road to parking area.

Parking is available near the picnic and Hayes Lake Dam areas.


Phone: 218-425-7504
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours will vary, but best time is on weekends. Contact Lake Bronson State Park 218-754-2200, if no answer.

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