Fort Snelling State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism




18 Miles

Easy to moderate trails. Most are hard-packed, gravel trails.

Paved Bike

5 Miles

The park's centrally located bike trails connect to the 53-mile long Grand Rounds Scenic Bikeway at Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis and the Dakota County Big Rivers Regional Trail.

Mountain Bike

10 Miles

Mountain bike trails are located on the Dakota County side of the river.


Cross Country Skiing

12 Miles

Park has groomed and tracked ski trails and multiple-use packed trails. Minnesota Ski Pass is required.


Anywhere Except On Groomed Trails

Snowshoers must stay off groomed ski trails.


Multi-Use Trails

6 miles of trail are packed for multiple use in winter.
3 miles of packed walking trails are maintained on Pike Island.