Trail Snow Report

Glendalough State Park

Trail conditions:

Beaver Pond Trail is not in skiable condition with bare spots. Others are hard and icy.Trails are thawing even with temps. below freezing and will continue to deteriorate. Skiing will end soon, and trails are no longer being groomed. Ski rentals are no longer available.

Conditions: poor
Trail groomed? yes
Trail base: 2"
Groomed mileage: 8.0
Difficulty: beg. to int. (track)  beginner (skate)

The trail(s):
Trails pass through hardwood forests, often with scenic views of park lakes and rivers. Topography is rolling, but trails are primarily flat or with gradual slopes. Deer, fox and raccoon are plentiful and commonly seen. Glendalough offers a very quiet and natural skiing experience.


  • A warming house is available on weekends after grooming begins or through reservation. Contact park for further details.
  • Daily and season ski pass self-pay envelopes are available at the park entrance station. Daily ski passes are sold at the park office from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Ski and snowshoe rentals are available at park office from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays or by appointment.
  • 4 heated camper cabins and 2 heated yurts are available for reservation. Call the park in advance for winter tent camping.

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Last updated on March 13, 2018. Local snow depth is 4".

Getting there

25287 Whitetail Lane
Battle Lake, MN 56515

From Battle Lake, head north 1.5 miles on State Hwy. 78. Turn east on County Road 16. Follow 1.8 miles to park entrance road. Once inside the park, take park road until it turns into gravel, then turn right and cross bridge to trail center parking area.

Parking is available in the park. Vehicle permit required.


Phone: (218)864-0110
Email: [email protected]
Park open daily 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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