Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area

Trail conditions:

With the rain and freeze/thaw cycles the trails are currently in poor condition

Trail conditions: poor
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 3in"
Trail mileage: 30

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 February 16, 2023. Local snow depth is 11 in".

Getting there

20550 Park Boulevard
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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