cross country skiing Cross-country Skiing

Winter in Minnesota brings scenic, snowy landscapes and crisp, fresh air. It’s the perfect backdrop for cross-country skiing. This recreational activity is a peaceful way to explore the parks in winter while getting a great, low-impact workout. Three Rivers features 70 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails at various locations. Trails are available for skiers of all skill levels. A driver’s license or photo ID for deposit is required for equipment rental.

arrow graphic View the Cross-country Ski Guide to see which parks offer snowmaking, lighted trails, and classic vs. skate-style skiing.

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Three Rivers offers cross-country ski lessons for adults and children, including adapted sit-ski lessons. Lessons will help you glide into action on the trails this winter.


Join a ski club and meet others with a passion for cross-country skiing.


We work to ensure the accessibility of our parks and trails for all people. Cross-country sit-skis are available for use at several locations.

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