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Outdoor activities for busy people

NOTICE! Crosby-Manitou walk has been moved to Tettegouche State Park on Saturday, May 14. Same hours, etc.

Looking for an opportunity to spend free time in healthy activities? If you like walking...you’re going to love Folkssports!

Folkssports or "Sports for People" include walking, swimming, biking, cross-country skiing, skating and snowshoeing, geared to the novice sports enthusiast. Folkssports, which originated in Germany, are leisure-time activities for people of all ages, alone or in groups, with no competitive requirements but plenty of rewards, in a location near you or somewhere you want to visit.

The NorthStar Trail Travelers is a unique Folkssports club that holds walking and snowshoeing events primarily in Minnesota State Parks, trails, forests and recreation areas.

Learn about events in a state park near you.

Come to our events and help us celebrate them both!

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2022 events could be subject to cancellation if restrictions are still in place. You may be asked to sign a "contact tracing" sheet. 

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 In The News for updates!

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Celebrating quality events in

Minnesota's great

State Parks!

Come walk with us in

our 24th year of Folkssporting

in Minnesota State Parks!


Help Donna Seline celebrate her

50th Anniversary

of Folkssporting!

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