Snow Depth and Groomed Trail Conditions

Sibley State Park

Trail conditions:

About 2 inches of snow fell on Tuesday (Jan. 19); unfortunately, not enough to create a workable base for ski trails. [Twelve inches of snow is needed for a good ski trail base.]The Skate Ski trail is in good to fair condition and will be packed by Jan 20. Traditional Cross Country Ski trails are in fair to poor condition with some bare spots.

Trail conditions: poor
Trail groomed? partially
Trail base: 3"
Trail mileage: 10
Difficulty: beg. to int. (track)  
Trail conditions: unknown
Trail groomed? unknown
Trail base: 3"
Trail mileage: 6

The trail(s):
The trails consist of hilly, wooded terrain, with numerous wetlands and lakes. The park harbors a wide variety of wildlife and offers beautiful views of the surrounding landscape from the scenic overlooks through Sibley.
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.


  • In winter 2021, warming house is not available at the Trail Center.
  • Ski passes are sold at the park office self service desk.
  • Rental skis are available from the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, (320) 354-5894.
  • Contact the park for winter camping opportunities.

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Last updated on January 20, 2021. Local snow depth is 5".

Getting there

800 Sibley Park Road NE
New London, MN 56273-9664

Sibley is located on Highway 71, fifteen miles north of Willmar. Signs will direct you to the park and signs within the park will direct you to the Trail Center, where the trailhead begins.

Parking is available at the trailhead.


Phone: (320) 354-2055
Email: [email protected]
Contact hours are generally, 9:00am-3:00pm Monday to Friday in the winter.

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