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Wild River State Park Snowshoe/Walk
Saturday, February 15
AVA Sanction ID #116159
Start/finish: Trail Center
39797 Park Trail, Center City
Start times: You may start anytime after 9 a.m., and finish by 4 p.m.
Sanctioned for 10km: 4km loop from the Trail Center, or walk the road to the Picnic Shelter
for a 6km. Warm up by the fire before walking back. Or drive to the Picnic Shelter and snowshoe/walk a 3km loop. Strollers can be used on the road but not snowshoeing.
Trumpeter Swan leather pin, $8; IVV event book credit, $3; walk only, $2.
Water and restrooms are available at the center.
A sloppy joe lunch will be available for a suggested donation for participants only.
Wayne Heath, cell 651-249-8886 or Julie Bjorklund, cell 612-868-9065,
for event information.
Don't have your own snowshoes??
Wild River State Park has snowshoes available
for rent for $18/day for adults and $12/day for children.
Other options are to bring your own if you have them, or walk in your winter boots.
The event will be held in any weather except extreme wind chill or blizzard conditions.
39797 Park Trail, Center City, MN 55012. 50 miles north of the Twin Cities. I35 to North Branch, east [right] on Minnesota 95 [St. Croix Trail]; in Almelund turn north [left] on Park Trail. This road takes you into the park. Follow the brown park information road signs.
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 Wild River State Park.