WEB EXTRA: Minn. DNR Winter Recreation Guide

Updated: 01/07/2015 12:21 PM
Created: 12/06/2013 9:04 AM
By: Jennie Olson

Minnesotans who are excited to hit the trails with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and other winter activities are getting a chance this week.

Here are some ways you can make the most of the winter recreation season, courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources:

Many Minnesota state parks rent snowshoes, and several rent cross-country skis. For rental locations and prices, check out the "winter activities guide" at

For a schedule of upcoming programs and special events at Minnesota state parks and trails, including candlelight ski and snowshoe events, visit the online calendar at

See snowfall totals where you live here.

See the Minnesota snow and ski report here.

Stay updated on the latest weather conditions at and with our KSTP Severe Weather App.

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