Skiing & Snowshoeing

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Snowshoe tracks at Tamarack Nature Center
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Tamarack Nature Center is home to beautiful cross-country ski trails and the only designated snowshoe trail in the county parks system.

Trail information

Tamarack's ski trail system includes a 4K more difficult loop, 3K easier loop and 1K practice loop that's perfect for beginners.

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Ski passes

  • All skiers age 16 and older are required to have a Minnesota State Ski Pass to use Tamarack trails. 
  • Daily passes will not be sold on site this year due to COVID-19. Passes will need to be purchased directly through the DNR website.
  • Passes are not required for snowshoeing.

Winter Recreation Rental Shack

The Winter Recreation Rental Shack has closed for the season and is anticipated to reopen for ski and snowshoe rentals in late 2021.

Programs and lessons

Tamarack is an ideal setting to learn how to cross-country ski or snowshoe, and we offer a variety of programs and lessons for both youth and adults. Lessons are geared for beginners and those looking to improve their skills. 

Programs & lessons