• Hastings is fortunate to be the midpoint between two downhill ski areas. Both offer scenic views to enjoy Minnesota’s Winter Wonderland.

  • 6600 Peller Ave S
    ​Hastings, MN 55033

    651.436.5245 (ski)
    ​651.436.1320 (golf)


    Afton Alps has been one of Minnesota's premier winter destinations for over 50 years. With nearly 300 skiable acres, 48 trails, 18 lifts and four terrain parks, there is enough terrain to challenge experts to beginners, day and night. Visit their website for more details regarding skiing, lodging, lessons, rentals, and more.


    26685 Co Rd. 7 Blvd, Welch
    (651) 258-4567



  • Cross Country and Snow Shoeing Cross Country and Snow Shoeing


    8500 127th St E, Hastings, MN 55033

    Spring Lake Park offers cross country ski trails with spectacular views. Click on the link above to view trail maps, hours, and rules and regulations for Spring Lake Park Reserve’s trails.

    6959 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN 55033

    Afton State Park also offers cross country ski trails. With 12 miles of cross country trails, you can choose beginning to advance and intermediate levels. Click the link above for more information on Afton State Park trails.

    12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN 55033

    Carpenter Nature Center has beautiful snow shoeing trails and hosts a special moonlight snow shoeing event gear for adults.