Shingobee NRT

photo: Vintage 1940 ski party crossing  a small frozen lake on one of the ski trails at Shingobee Winter Playground. Photo by Dept of Agriculture/wiki.

Type: Backcount
Length: 6.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Camping
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Chippewa National Forest; Walker Ranger District
State(s): Minnesota
Counties: Cass
Latitude: 47.03558
Longitude
: -94.64399

5 miles southwest of Walker, MN, off State Hwy. 34

Description

The Shingobee Recreation Area provides a variety of summer and winter activities. The area offers six miles of trails in the heart of Minnesota's north woods. Sections of the trail may be wet in the spring. the ski trails are intermediate to advanced in difficulty and are groomed and track-set each winter. Visitors are encouraged to use caution when sledding and skiing in the winter due to steep slopes and changing environmental conditions. Campers will need to bring in water and pack out all garbage.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Grass or vegetation
Secondary Surface: Grass or Vegetation

Average Grade: 3%
Maximum Grade: 6%
Elevation Low Point: 1,302
Elevation High Point: 1,350
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1982

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Tom Schackman
Chippewa National Forest
Walker Ranger District
201 Minnesota Ave. East
Walker , MN 56484
(218) 547-1044
tschackman@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/chippewa

Information contact:
Loree Albright
Chippewa National Forest
201 Minnesota Ave. East
Walker , MN 56484
(218) 547-1044
lalbright@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/chippewa

 

Photos

Vintage 1940 ski party crossing  a small frozen lake on one of the ski trails at Shingobee Winter Playground. Photo by Dept of Agriculture/wiki.

Vintage 1940 ski party crossing a small frozen lake on one of the ski trails at Shingobee Winter Playground. Photo by Dept of Agriculture/wiki.

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