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Trail Conditions

Trail ConditionsTrail conditions are updated as conditions change.

Updated: April 20, 2015 at 3 PM

Big Rivers Regional Trail
Paved Regional Trail: Open.

Dakota Woods Dog Park

Hiking Trails: Open.  Pass required.


Lake Byllesby Regional Park
Hiking Trails: Open.


Lebanon Hills Regional Park:
Hiking Trails:  Open.
Mountain Bike Trails (West Trailhead): Open.
Portage Trails:  Open, trails are in muddy condition.
Equestrian Trails:  Open.  Pass required.  PLEASE NOTE: On Saturday, April 25, from approximately 8-4 PM, equestrian trail users may encounter park users using the equestrian trails on foot for an orienteering exercise. These park users have special permission to hike on the equestrain trails for the purposes of this orienteering exercise. 

Miesville Ravine Park Reserve
Hiking Trails: Open, south loop trail damaged from 280th Street to Cannon River. Barricades and signage have been installed to close sections of trails. 

Mississippi River Regional Trail

Paved Regional Trail: Open.

River to River Greenway (formerly North Urban Regional Trail)
Paved Regional Trail: Open.

Spring Lake Park Reserve

Hiking Trails:  Open, the southern loop of the traditional cross-country ski trail loop located southeast of the Schaar’s Bluff Gathering Center is closed due to the Mississippi River Regional Trail construction project. There are barricades and fencing marking the trail closure.
Archery Trail: OpenPass required.
Model Airfield: Closed for the season due to the Mississippi River Regional Trail construction project. There are barricades and fencing marking the closure.

Thompson County Park

Hiking Trails:  Open. 

Whitetail Woods Regional Park
Hiking Trails:  Open.


UMORE PARK-The Lone Rock Trail

UMORE Park is owned and operated by the University of Minnesota.  No parking fee is required for parking. The Lone Rock Trail is a multi-use trail. Hiking, snowshoeing, dog walking and cross-country skiing are all permitted on the trail. Equestrian use is permitted May 1-Oct. 31 only.
The Long Rock Trail: Open.
For more information, call UMORE Park at 651-423-2455.

Last updated: 4/20/2015 9:59 AM