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
(651) 436-1320 (golf)
Afton Alps is located on 6600 Peller Ave. S. in Hastings in the scenic St. Croix River Valley just outside Minneapolis and St. Paul. With nearly 300 skiable acres, 48 trails, 18 lifts and four terrain parks, there is enough terrain to challenge experts to beginners, day or night. Visit their website for more details regarding skiing, lodging, lessons, rentals, and much more.
26685 Co Rd. 7 Blvd, Welch
Welch Village is located on 26685 County Road 7 Blvd in Welch, Minnesota and offers skiing, snowboarding, lessons, rentals, weddings, and much more.
Visit Welch Village website to find out more about all that they have to offer.
Cross Country Skiing 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.