Winter Recreation

In Chisago Lakes, winter adds an icy beauty to the area. So many outdoor activities are available to choose from in the snowy season. Miles of groomed trails are open to snow mobile enthusiasts. And, for those craving the peace of the winter woods, Wild River and MN Interstate State parks maintain trails for cross country skiing, snowshoeing and hiking. Fishing fanatics can relax as the mysteries of the best fishing holes becomes readily apparent during winter, as shown by the icehouse villages that are clustered on the lakes, ready for lines to drop into icy waters. For those of you who love an adrenaline rush; ski, snowboard and tube down the exhilarating runs in Taylors Falls. New to the outdoor winter recreation scene are fat tire bike rides. Pedal on frozen lakes and trails covered in snow. Snowy trails and frozen lakes. . . It’s all yours to explore in Chisago Lakes!
Cross Country Skiing, Fat Tire Biking & Snowshoeing
Chisago Lakes Water Trail
13 miles of cross country skiiing on 10 Lakes. Chisago City, Lindstrom and Center City Lakes.
(651) 257-0620
Cyclova XC
Bike, Ski & Run shop, selling items and accessories, renting bikes and servicing all bikes and skis.
112 N Washington St
St Croix Falls, WI 54024
(715) 483-3278
Interstate State Park MN
Nature Trails, Camping, Boating on the St. Croix River.
307 Milltown Road
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
(651) 465-5711
Wild River State Park
Trails, Picnic Shelters, Boat Launch, Camping and Cabins. Enjoy the many smaller parks in the area with playgrounds, picnic tables and other amenities.
39797 Park Trail
Center City, MN 55012
(651) 583-2125
Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding & Snow Tubing
Wild Mountain Recreation
Downhill Ski, Snowboard and Snow Tubing
37200 Wild Mountain Rd
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
(651) 465-6315
Ice Fishing
Frankie’s Live Bait and Marine
The Area’s Premier Boating and Fishing Experts
10680 South Ave
Chisago City, MN 55013
(651) 257-6334
Ice Skating
Chuckie Lundquist Park
Ice Rinks
10940 Stinson Avenue
Chisago City, MN 55013
(651) 257-4162
Shafer Ice Rink
302nd St
Shafer, MN 55074
(651) 257-4726
Outdoor Adventure
Franconia Sculpture Park
Located in the scenic St. Croix River Valley, Franconia Sculpture Park is a nonprofit arts organization operating a 43-acre outdoor sculpture park, active artist residency, and community arts programming.
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer , Minnesota 55074
(612) 257-6668
Wild Mountain Recreation
Downhill Ski, Snowboard and Snow Tubing
37200 Wild Mountain Rd
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
(651) 465-6315
Snowmobile Trails
Wild River Snowmobile Club
Our club was established in 1967. We currently maintain 120+ miles of trail, crossing more than 230 landowners properties.
(651) 583-2060