Kathio State Park

Aaron and Caleb Hautala enjoyed snowshoeing the groomed trails at Kathio State Park, located on the southwest shore of Lake Mille Lacs.


Saturday, February 15: Open House Day: Free admission into Minnesota State Parks

1 - 2 p.m.: Snowshoeing for Beginners

A brief talk about different types of snowshoes, then move outside for a how-to lesson and a snowshoe hike. Traditional snowshoes are provided. Registration is required and is limited to the first 25 people.

Saturday, February 22:

1 - 2:30 p.m.: Family Snowshoe Hike: Winter Wildlife Survivor

Learn about the techniques animals use to deal with cold Minnesota winters. A brief talk and how-to-snowshoe lesson followed by a short snowshoe hike to search for signs of these winter survival strategies. Snowshoes provided that fit kids age 4 to adults. If you have younger children, you can bring a sled and pull them along.

Sunday, February 29:

1 - 2:30 p.m.: Geocaching Adventure on Snowshoes

Discover the fun of snowshoeing and the great sport of Geocaching. After an introduction to GPS and Geocaching inside the Interpretive Center we will put on snowshoes and go find some hidden caches. Snowshoes, GPS units and an introductory snowshoeing lesson are provided.

Registration is required and limited on above activities. Call (320) 532-3269 and leave your name, phone number, and number of people attending. Meet at the Interpretive Center.

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