According to the Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota receives 36 to 70 inches of snow every year. Let’s get outside and embrace it! As always, if you would like information about the current real estate market, please reach out. It’s honestly snow problem at all – we are happy to help!
GO SNOWBOARDING OR SKIING
Hyland Lake Park Reserve | 10145 Bush Lake Rd, Bloomington
Looking to ski past sunset? Hyland Hills is open until 10:00 pm, offering 5.3 miles of lit trails for classic and skate skiers. During daylight, enjoy 9.5 miles of trails of varying difficulty. Ages 12+ can rent ski equipment for $8 daily or $65 for the season.
Afton Alps | 6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings
One of the Midwest’s premier winter destinations, the Afton Alps offer nearly 300 skiable acres, 52 trails, 17 lifts, and four terrain parks. Beginner or expert, the Afton Alps suit all.
VISIT FROZEN FALLS
Minnehaha Falls | 4801 S Minnehaha Dr, Minneapolis
This majestic 53-foot waterfall surrounded by limestone bluffs attracts more than 850,000 visitors annually.
Shadow Falls | 30 Mississippi River Blvd N, Saint Paul
Located between the University of St. Thomas and the Mississippi River, Shadow Falls Park provides a serene setting for relaxing.
Elm Creek Park | 12400 James Deane Pkwy, Maple Grove
The largest park in Three Rivers, enjoy sledding hills as well as miles of hiking trails and much more. No sled? Rent an intertube and try snow tubing!
Adams Hill Park | 7200 Washburn Ave S, Richfield
This large bowl-shaped park has hills of varying angles – satisfying sledders of all ages.
GO ICE SKATING
Klapprich Skating Rink | 340 Park St E, Wayzata
The best outdoor skating/hockey rink in the western suburbs. Keep warm by the outdoor fireplace or frequent the rink’s Warming House, open daily until 10:00 pm.
Centennial Lakes Park | 7499 France Ave S, Edina
Featuring a 10-acre lake groomed daily, you can ice skate your way across the park’s three main ponds connected by narrow, meandering canals.