Let It Snow
In Minnesota, we know winter very well. And we don't mind the cold, because as some of our ancestors taught us, there's no bad weather—only bad clothing. So we bundle up, head out and make the most of this magical season, whether it's on our thousands of miles of ski and snowshoe trails, on top of a frozen lake or snuggled up by the fire in a cozy winter cabin.
Challenging and meditative, silent and rhythmic, cross-country skiing is a gorgeous way to experience the beauty of Minnesota’s wintry landscapes. Whether exploring Theodore Wirth Regional Park in Minneapolis or the Gunflint Trail in northeast Minnesota, these cross-country trails are not to be missed.Read More
Throughout Voyageurs National Park, around the Brainerd Lakes area, across the Hinckley hub and beyond, explore over 22,000 miles of groomed and marked snowmobile trails that showcase Minnesota’s wintry wonderland.Read More
Hit the Slopes
Whether you prefer fast technical lines or long cruising runs, Minnesota offers an impressive mix of terrain for skiers seeking the Midwest's biggest and best downhill ski runs.Read More
Mushing across a magnificent, snow-white landscape is one of the most unique ways to experience a Minnesota winter. Ride for a few hours or take a multi-day trek; either way, you’ll have dog-sledding memories to last a lifetime.Read More
The now-dormant iron ore mines in Cuyuna have been reborn as mountain bike trails in the summer, and well-groomed winter fat bike trails in the winter. Explore more than 25 miles of mixed-difficulty trails that flow through stunning landscapes.Read More
Whether you decide to cast your line out in the open or from the comfort of a heated ice house, ice fishing has long been one of Minnesota’s favorite pastimes and is a must-try winter sport.Read More
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