Candlelight Ski, Snowshoe, & Walk

Saturday, January 18, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Gather with friends, neighbors and others to enjoy the natural wonders and beauty of the winter season.  On January 18th, Minneopa State Park is holding a Candlelight Ski, Snowshoe and Walk from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Group Campground.


Come out to enjoy an ice candle lit trail groomed for both cross-country skis and snowshoes cutting through a floodplain forest.  A blazing bonfire along with hot cocoa and cookies will be part of this festive event.


The event will take place even if there is no snow on the ground.


Co-sponsored by the Friends of Minneopa, this nonprofit, volunteer organization of citizens strives to preserve, manage and promote the resources of this state park.  For more information on this group,


There is no charge to attend this event, but vehicles are required to have a permit ($5 daily or $25 year-round) which can be purchased at the park. 


Note that this event may be changed or canceled due to weather. For more information, including event details, weather updates and directions to the park call 507-384-8890 or visit the Minneopa State Park page at

Scott Kudelka
Minneopa State Park
54497 Gadwall Road
56001 Mankato , MN
Event type: 
Nature Presentation