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Nerstrand Big Woods State Park Snowshoe/Walk
Saturday, February 12

AVA Sanction ID #121266

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Note: Registration for this event will be outside at the picnic shelter.

No indoor facilities will be available, so dress appropriately!

Physical distancing and mask may be required around the registration area and number of people in the area may be limited.


Start/finish: Picnic Shelter
Register between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., finish by 4 p.m.

The Trail
Sanctioned for 7km.
Provide your own snowshoes!

Two loops, the first is 3km, out and back on White Oak Trail, around Maple Trail (lollipop). All trails flat, wide, no hills of consequence.  The second trail is 4km and goes down a hill to Hidden Falls and then back.

We ask that you print the registration sheet using link below,
fill it out and bring it to the event along with your payment.
This will decrease the handling of money.
If you pay cash please bring exact change.
See the COVID-19 Safey Sheet on

Event Award
Red Headed Woodpecker leather pin, $8; IVV event book credit, $3; walk only, $2.



Water and restrooms are available on site.

NSTT will offer a participant picnic
for a donation to cover costs.

Event Contacts

For more information call Peter Cartwright, 612-850-4700, Lynne Grigor, 763-780-4567.

For park info call 507-384-6140.

Weather precautions

The event will be held in any weather except extreme wind chill or blizzard conditions.
This event will be cancelled if wind chill is
zero or below!
Watch for cancellation alert email if weather is questionable.

Getting There

9700 170th St. East, Nerstrand. I35 south to Exit 69; MN19 east into Northfield, right on Division St. (MN246); east and south to CR40, west into park. 50 miles from Twin Cities.

State Park Vehicle Permit

A state park vehicle permit is required when you enter any state park. Daily permits cost $7.
An annual permit can be purchased for $35 and entitles you to an unlimited number of visits to any and all Minnesota State Parks for 12 months after date of purchase.

More about Nerstrand Big Woods State Park.



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