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WEB EXTRA: Minn. DNR Winter Recreation Guide

Updated: 01/07/2015 12:21 PM
Created: 12/06/2013 9:04 AM KSTP.com
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 www.mndnr.gov/winterguide.

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 www.mndnr.gov/ptcalendar.

See snowfall totals where you live here.

See the Minnesota snow and ski report here.

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

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Wind Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Anoka; Benton; Blue Earth; Carver; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Hennepin; Kandiyohi; Le Sueur; McLeod; Meeker; Morrison; Nicollet; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Sibley; Stearns; Steele; Todd; Waseca; Washington; Wright
Expires: 3/29/2015 6:00 PM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
43°
50° | 33°
  • Feels like: 32° F
  • Wind: WNW 32mph
  • Humidity: 82%
  • Mon Mix of sun and clouds
    60° | 40°
  • Tue Abundant sunshine
    60° | 43°
  • Wed Windy with times of sun and clouds
    68° | 44°
  • Thu Windy with a mix of sun and clouds
    54° | 34°

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