Cross Country Skiing at St. Patrick’s

St. Patrick’s County Park takes on a special beauty during winter. Enjoy the winter scenery, get healthy exercise, and have some fun by skiing over 6-miles of trails.

Program Details

  • Wednesday through Sunday and holidays
  • December 26 through March 13, (snow conditions permitting)
  • 11am to 4pm, all equipment is due in by 5pm (additional fee applies for late return)
  • Daily trail fee; $5 adult and $4 youth (ages 15 and under). Gate fee in effect on weekends and holidays.
  • Seasonal trail passes also available; $20 adult and $15 youth (ages 15 and under). Seasonal trail passes will be honored at neighboring Madeline Bertrand County Park during regular business hours. Equipment rental, gate fee and special events not included in seasonal pass.
  • $10 ski rental available, includes skis, boots and poles. Boots sizes range from 11 youth to 15 men. Parental signature required for renters age 16 and under.
  • Location: St. Patrick's County Park, Red Barn
  • Due to COVID-19 our warming room will be closed for the season.
  • Check our Facebook Page for trail condition updates.
  • Ski trails are groomed throughout the week.
  • Cross-country ski rental opens, and grooming begins when there is at least 4-6 inches of dense snow and a consistent freezing temperature. This allows for a good trail base to form and helps trails to remain frozen after grooming.

Click and Go! Cross-Country Ski Lessons

  • When:
    Fridays, January 7, 14, 21, 28
    Fridays, February 4, 11, 18, 25
  • Site: St. Patrick’s County Park: Red Barn
  • Fee: $15/person

Is your goal learning how to ski with those weird sticks strapped on your feet? Receive a quick “Click and Go!” lesson on the basics of skiing and hit the trails. Please arrive by 1:45 pm to get your equipment.

How to Cross Country Ski videos with Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA)  

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Part 2

Useful Documents