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Cross Country Ski Trails - State Park Ski Passes & Parking Permits

Ski passes and state park vehicle permits are required and can be purchased at the park office. All skiers on public trails aged 16 and over are required to carry ski passes with them at all times.

Rates for ski passes are:

  • One-day: $10
  • One-year: $25 (Effective July 1 to June 30)
  • Three-year: $70 (Effective July 1 to June 30 for three years, including the purchasing season.)
  • Duplicate passes: $2.50

For additional information or current trail conditions, contact each park headquarters.

Where to purchase ski passes:

In Person:
Electronic Licensing System: call the DNR Information Center at 651-296-6157 or 888-646-6367 or go to the ELS Page.

Minnesota State Parks offer Daily passes except for Carley, Crosby Manitou, Monson or Schoolcraft state parks

DNR License Bureau at 500 Lafayette Rd, St. Paul, MN.

By Phone:
Call 888-MNLICENse (888-665-4236). Have your date of birth, driver's license and credit card (Discover, MasterCard or Visa) ready. An additional convenience fee is added for sales via web site or telephone.

On the Internet :
Buy your daily, one-season and three-season ski passes through the DNR online licensing system.
For additional Cross Country Ski information, visit the MN DNR.

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