Murphy-Hanrehan Winter Trailhead
Murphy-Hanrehan Winter Trailhead area offers miles of challenging cross-country ski trails in a scenic setting. On weekends when ski trails are open, stop by the trailhead building to warm up or just say hello.
Things to Do
9 miles of trails
These challenging, groomed trails located in the northeastern section of the park are for advanced level skiing and skate skiing. Skiers get a rush from the challenging trails that feature steep uphill grades and downhill run through thick woods. Trails are typically open from sunrise until sunset. Check trail conditions before you head out.
10 mile loop series
With over 10 miles of trail and loops rated from easy to advanced, Murphy-Hanrehan Singletrack Trail is a favorite spot for mountain biking in the Twin Cities. The trails are designed and maintained in partnership with volunteers from Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists. Click below to check trail conditions and learn more about mountain biking in Three Rivers.
Stop into the rustic trailhead building to warm up after your adventure. No concessions or rentals available. Daily ski passes can be purchased at an electronic pay station just outside of the trailhead building, or purchase an annual pass online.
Saturdays & Sundays: 9:00 AM–4:00 PM when ski trails are open.
Cross-Country Ski Passes
A daily or annual Three Rivers ski pass is required. Purchase an annual pass online, or buy your daily pass at the pay station outside of the trailhead building.
Ski Trail Conditions
Don't forget to check trail conditions before you visit!
Parking is available at the winter trailhead. See the interactive map above for more information.
The multi-use trail is accessible from the horse trailhead off Sunset Lake Road. Here you will find hiking, dog (on leash), horseback, skijoring, dog sledding, and snowshoeing trails.
Additional trails for snowshoeing, hiking, dog walking (on leash), and snowmobiling can be accessed from Judicial Road in the southeast corner of the park.
The trailhead building is closed in the summer.