Fort Ridgely State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism




8 Miles

The trails will take you through a wide variety of terrain from easy to challenging. Trails wind through mostly wooded areas and open prairie areas. These varied landscapes produce a wide variety of plant communities that offer hikers many different things to see throughout the year.

Paved Bike

.5 Mile


10 Miles

Please call ahead to the park to confirm trail conditions before coming to park. Trail conditions can change daily, especially in the spring.


Cross Country Skiing

5 Miles

Easy to intermediate trails offer skiers a variety of terrain. These trails are not groomed in winter.


8 Miles

These 11 miles of trail connect to grant-in-aid trails on either side of the park.


Snowshoeing is available.

Visitors must stay off ski trails.