Carver Winter Trailhead
Hit the cross-country ski trails from the Carver Winter Trailhead. Bring your own skis or rent them from the Carver trailhead building. Drop in when you first arrive for information on trails or swing by when you’re done to warm up with a hot drink and a snack. For hiking, snowshoeing and sledding, head to Lowry Nature Center.
Things To Do
Building Hours and Information
The trailhead building is closed.
At the Carver trailhead building, you can rent classic and skate skis, a sit ski and a child ski trailer. You can also purchase daily and annual ski passes and find information about the trails. Snacks and hot drinks are also available.
9:00 AM–5:00 PM, Daily and holidays*
*Open regular hours on holidays except:
Nov. 26: Closed
Dec. 24: 9 AM-2 PM
Dec. 25: Closed
Hours vary depending on trail conditions, so give us a call to see if we’re open.
Ski Trail Conditions
Check ski trail conditions before you visit.
Cross-Country Ski Passes
Skiers age 12 and older must have a daily or annual Three Rivers cross-country ski pass. Purchase your pass at the Carver Trailhead building, or buy an annual pass online.
NEW FOR THE 2020-21 SEASON: Cross-country ski sets can be reserved up to seven days in advance as trail conditions allow; same-day reservations are available. Reservations can be made online or over the phone by calling 763.559.6700. Due to limited equipment and indoor capacity, reserving equipment prior to arriving is highly encouraged.
Reserve Skis Online at Carver
Parking is available at the winter trailhead. See the interactive map above.
In the summer, the Carver Winter Trailhead is the Carver Archery Range.