Saint Paul's Como Park offers ski trails close to the metro area.
The many communities that make up the metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul provide an extensive network of well-groomed cross-country ski trails. Many regional parks make snow and offer skiing whether it actually snows or not. Twin City area ski clubs meet regularly for fun, training, and competition.
Winter Wonderland in Minnesota's Otter Tail County.
From the edge of Lake of the Woods to the Headwaters of the Mississippi, from the hardwood forests of Maplewood State Park to the jail trail of St. Cloud, northwestern Minnesota offers the widest variety of cross country ski trails in the state.
There are several winter ski resorts and lodging outlets with ski packages that include meals and a hot sauna.
If you want to play in the snow, Elm Creek Park Reserve is the place to go. Even when there's no snow anywhere else, Elm Creek will make snow.
That’s why this 5,000 acres park, bordering Maple Grove, Dayton and Champlin, attracts visitors from throughout the Twin Cities. The park makes snow every night for its ski trails and hills. It's the only metro park that makes snow for people who want to...