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One of the many delights of Olmsted County Parks is the trail system available for hikers to get exercise. You will find fresh air, the beauty of the trees, and the animals that live in Southern Minnesota. Chester Woods Park, Root River Park, and Oxbow Park offer you a great opportunity to hike.
Oxbow Park Hiking Trails
Chester Woods Trails
Root River Trail
During the Winter, Chester Woods Park and Oxbow Park offer cross country skiing and snowshoeing on groomed trails. The trail at Root River Park is not groomed.
The fat tire bike trails at Chester Woods Park and Oxbow Park are now Closed for the Season.
Oxbow Park Ski Trails - Groomed - 2 miles - Rated: Easy
Oxbow Ski Trail
Chester Woods Ski Trails - Groomed - 5.2 miles - Rated: Moderate Chester Woods Ski Trail
Root River Ski Trail - Ungroomed - 2 miles - Not Rated.
Chester Woods Park, or
Root River Park for more information.
Grooming information may be found at the following sites.
Rochester Nordic Ski Trails on Facebook