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Winter Trails Day 2020

January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST

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Winter Trails Day is an annual winter festival at Fort Snelling State Park where people of all ages can discover an activity that transforms their winter in to a season of joy.

All equipment will be provided, with outdoor enthusiasts on hand for demonstrations and assistance.

Make sure to take a break and enjoy a cup of complimentary hot coco in between activities and stop by The Weenie WagonOpens in a new tab. for some snacks and hot drinks (including gluten free / vegan / vegetarian options).

They recommend dressing for the weather and bringing a water bottle! Dogs are welcome and must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and under control at all times. Please pick up after your pets 🙂

cross-country skiing
fat tire biking
kayak racing
winter hiking
camp games
and (s’)more

The event is happening snow or shine, so bundle up and join us for this great Minnesota winter get together.

This event is free and open to everyone, however vehicles require a Minnesota State Park permit; $7 for the day or $35 for the year.

Winter Trails Day is a made possible by a partnership between Minnesota Department of Natural ResourcesOpens in a new tab., REIOpens in a new tab., Mississippi National River and Recreation AreaOpens in a new tab., Northern Star Base CampOpens in a new tab., Mississippi Park ConnectionOpens in a new tab., Wilderness InquiryOpens in a new tab., The Loppet FoundationOpens in a new tab., and the U.S. Forest ServiceOpens in a new tab..


Fort Snelling State Park
101 Snelling Lake Road
St. Paul, MN 55111
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(612) 725-2389

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