Winter Fun Skiing
Being a part of the Mississippi River Valley gives Hastings the opportunity to be close to several premium level ski areas and two of them are practically in our back yard.
6600 Peller Ave. S., Hastings, MN 55033
Nestled in the scenic St. Croix River Valley just outside Minneapolis and St. Paul, this sprawling resort offers 300 skiable acres, 48 trails, 18 lifts and four terrain parks. Located just North of Hastings, this ski resort has something for experts to beginners. Details at www.aftonalps.com
26685 County Road 7 Blvd, Welch, MN 55089
Located just 20 minutes South of Hastings, Welch Village offers 140 acres of skiing in addition to a Terrain Park, food service, rental center, kids club, and Ski Link Learning Center. Details at www.welchvillage.com
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.