Winter hiking

A family hikes in the snow

 

Take a winter walk

Don't let a little cold weather keep you from staying happy and healthy. Plenty of state parks and recreation areas plow or pack miles of trails for winter walkers! Winter hiking in Minnesota is beautiful, rewarding, and a great family activity.

Before you go

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Locations with plowed or packed trails

thumbnail graphic of map that shows the locations of packed/plowed hiking trails.
Map of locations

Events Calendar

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07/12/20Summer Flower WalkFort Snelling State Park
07/17/20Bog (mashkiig) Discovery: Roving Bog Walk Lake Bemidji State Park
07/25/20Bog (mashkiig) Discovery: Roving Bog Walk and Scavenger HuntBig Bog State Recreation Area
08/01/20Bog (mashkiig) Discovery: Roving Bog Walk Lake Bemidji State Park
08/03/20Full Moon HikeForestville Mystery Cave State Park
08/14/20Bog (mashkiig) Discovery: Roving Bog Walk Lake Bemidji State Park
08/28/20Bog (mashkiig) Discovery: Roving Bog Walk Big Bog State Recreation Area
08/29/20Bog (mashkiig) Discovery: Roving Bog Walk Lake Bemidji State Park
09/02/20Full Moon Hike Forestville Mystery Cave State Park
09/05/20Big Bog Boardwalk Candlelight HIkeBig Bog State Recreation Area
09/26/20Itasca's 13th Annual Autumn Harvest Festival and Lantern Lit HikeItasca State Park

Please note: Occasionally, due to extreme weather or poor snow conditions, an event may need to be canceled or changed. When in doubt, call the park.