Here's some great places for cross-country skiing in the St. Cloud area if you're just trying it out or new to the area.  It's a great way to stay in shape and enjoy nature during the winter months.   If you know of more please let us know!

Kraemer Lake-Wildwood County Park - The Wildwood Ski Trail is about 3.5 miles long, with 1/2 mile of trail crossing private property. This is one of the most beautiful public ski touring trails in Central Minnesota.  MORE DETAILS

Quarry Park And Nature Reserve - Quarry Park is the most unique county park in the United States.  Located at 1802 County Road 137, Waite Park, MN 56387. MORE DETAILS

Riverside Park - Located on the Mississippi River, walking distance from the
nationally recognized Munsinger/Clemens Gardens and directly
across the river from St. Cloud State University.

Warner Lake Park:  Warner Lake County Park site is a 241 acre site surrounding the 30 surface acres of Warner Lake.  MORE DETAILS

Graystone Trails - About 17km total of trail loops near the St. Cloud penitentiary. Some scenic woods and great hills. Just a mile from the Mississippi, trails run on land that was formerly a farm and takes skiers through pastures, forests, and apple orchards. Trails are mostly easy to intermediate with a few challenging hills.

Mississippi River County Park - Mississippi River County Park is made up of 209 acres and contains 1.3 miles of frontage on the Mississippi River.  MORE DETAILS

VA Medical Center - Located across the street from Apollo High School, the flat, grass field  is groomed and offers a decent low snow skiing option.