Judge Magney State Park

Trail conditions:

Jan. 24 Update: 2" of new snow blanketed the park last night.Backcountry skiing here - no groomed ski trails.20" of new snow has fallen in the past 7 days - the park is a winter wonderland!Ice cleats are recommended for hiking up to Devil's Kettle. For pure solitude, strap on your snowshoes and head up the west side of the Brule River - the Gauthier and Timberdoodle trails are less visited this time of year. Self-service pay station during the winter months.

The trail(s):
Park is open for day use but no winter grooming of trails will take place at this location. Although no trails will be groomed, visitors are welcome to ski, snowshoe or hike in 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.


  • No winter camping is available at the park. Drinking water is not available in the winter.No sanitation facilities available in the park during winter season.

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Last updated on January 24, 2020. Local snow depth is 40".

Getting there

4051 East Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604

The park is located 14 miles northeast of Grand Marais off of Highway 61.

Roads not plowed in winter.


Phone: 218-387-6300
Email: [email protected]
Contact Cascade River State Park at 218-387-6000.

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