Cross Country Skiing at Theodore Wirth Park

Yesterday was the kind of day that reminds us why we love Minnesota even in the winter… a fresh dusting of fluffly white snow from the night before, bright sunshine, not too cold or windy. It was a perfect recipe to get out and enjoy the day… and cross country skiiers were out in droves at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis to prove it!


We have hundreds of miles of cross-country ski trails in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, and over 15 of them are found in the Wirth Winter Recreation Area located on the western edge of Minneapolis bordering Golden Valley, just north of Highway 55. 


They not only have 25 kilometers of groomed XC ski trails for beginners to advanced skiiers… they also have snowboarding, snowtubing with a lift, and a free sledding hill. Want to learn how to ski or snowboard? They offer lessons, and their equipment rentals also include snow shoes so you can explore the 759 acres of Theodore Wirth Park off the trails.


The Twin Cities has extensive hiking and biking trail systems throughout the metro, and both the Luce Line Regional Trail of the Three Rivers Park District and the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway around the Minneapolis city lakes pass through Theodore Wirth Park.

Want to live near trails? My new lifestyle search coming soon will enable you to search for homes based on lifestyle criteria like proximity to trails and coffee shops. 

See homes currently for sale around the Theodore Wirth Park between Minneapolis and Golden Valley, MN. Please be patient while the link searches for the most current listings…click on the map to zoom in until you see icons on the dots, then pass your cursor over them for property information, click for property details.

Sharlene Hensrud, RE/MAX Results - EmailMinneapolis Realtor


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