Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Nerstrand State Park

Trail conditions:

Warm temperatures and rain have decreased the amount of snow on the trail. Some spots may be without snow.

Trail conditions: poor
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 3"
Trail mileage: 4

The trail(s):
The trails offer rolling, wooded terrain and a one mile prairie loop. Winter is a great time for birding and tracking. Look for winter birds including wild turkeys, red-bellied woodpeckers, and ring-necked pheasants. Deer, fox, squirrel, and other mammal tracks are often observed along the trails.
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.


  • The warming house is open when the park office is open.
  • Snowshoes are available for rent in the visitor center for $6 per pair.

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Last updated on March 17, 2023. Local snow depth is 8".

Getting there

9700 170TH Street East
Nerstrand, MN 55053

From Nerstrand, take County Road 29 two miles west to the park entrance.

Parking is available in the picnic area.


Phone: (507) 384-6140
Email: [email protected]
Winter office hours: Saturday - Sunday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., depending on staff availability. Please call ahead.

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