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
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.
Cross Country and Snow Shoeing
SPRING LAKE PARK
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.
AFTON STATE PARK
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.
CARPENTER NATURE CENTER
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.