Great Places Around St. Cloud For Cross-Country Skiing
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.