Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area

Trail conditions:

Not enough snow for grooming yet. Portions of the trail are closed so please check the website or ask your local club. The trail is currently closed from the Trail Center in the Lawrence unit to Louisville Swamp parking.

Trail conditions: poor
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 2"
Trail mileage: 30.0

The trail(s):
This trail travels along the Minnesota River Valley, bringing you through wetlands, rolling hillsides and bluffland. The trail offers beautiful vistas of the river valley as well as a variety of wildlife.
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 Lawrence Unit, south of Jordan.
  • Winter camping is not available.

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Last updated on January 22, 2020. Local snow depth is 8".

Getting there

19825 Park Blvd
Jordan, MN 55352

There are various sites to access the trail. Trail may be picked up in Jordan, Chaska or Shakopee

Parking is available at all the trailheads.


Phone: 651-259-5774
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours are only Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

More Info

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