In the mood for some Cross Country Skiing in Minnetonka?
The city of Minnetonka partners with Three Rivers Park District and Hennepin County to provide a cross country ski trail each winter at the Glen Lake Golf Course which will be opening this year on December 17 and will remain open til March 10th; however snow will not be made at this location and these dates are are weather dependent. Using the golf course’s natural landscape, the 2.5-kilometer cross country trail provides skiers of all levels and abilities with a dedicated trail groomed exclusively for both ski skating and traditional skiing.
The golf center will be open for ski rental, concession sales and restrooms. Ski trails and golf center will be open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A season or daily pass will be required for use of the Glen Lake trail. Season ski passes may be purchased for $30 for the first family member and $15 for each additional family member. Passes may be purchased on site or in advance by calling Minnetonka Recreation Services at 952.939.8203. Daily ski passes may be purchased on site for $4. In addition, Three Rivers Park District season passes will be honored at the Glen Lake location. Visit www.threeriversparkdistrict.org for more information.
For more information, or to purchase a ski pass, call Minnetonka Recreation Services at 952.939.8203 or the Glen Lake Golf Course at 763.694.7824.