Shingobee Recreation Area


Area Status: Open

Nestled along the rolling hills of the Shingobee River Valley, the Shingobee Recreation Area provides a variety of summer and winter activities. The area offers 6 miles of trails for hiking, hunting, birdwatching, and cross-country skiing in the heart of Minnesota's Northwoods. A sliding hill and a weekend warming chalet are also available for winter fun.

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At a Glance

Fees: None
Open Season: January - December
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Walker
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Operated by the Forest Service
Information Center: Walker Ranger District Phone: 218-547-1044

General Information

Directions: Located five miles southwest of Walker, Minnesota, along State Highway 34.

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Activities

Day Hiking

Nestled along the rolling hills of the Shingobee River Valley, the Shingobee Recreation Area provides a variety of summer and winter activities. The area offers 6 miles of trails for hiking, hunting, birdwatching, primitive camping, and cross-country skiing in the heart of Minnesota's Northwoods. A sliding hill and a weekend warming chalet are also available for winter fun.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Viewing Wildlife

Nestled along the rolling hills of the Shingobee River Valley, the Shingobee Recreation Area provides a variety of summer and winter activities. The area offers 6 miles of trails for hiking, hunting, birdwatching, primitive camping, and cross-country skiing in the heart of Minnesota's Northwoods. A sliding hill and a weekend warming chalet are also available for winter fun.

Species Bird Watching
Difficulty Level: Easy

Sledding/Tubing

Nestled along the rolling hills of the Shingobee River Valley, the Shingobee Recreation Area provides a variety of summer and winter activities. The area offers 6 miles of trails for hiking, hunting, birdwatching, primitive camping, and cross-country skiing in the heart of Minnesota's Northwoods. A sliding hill and a weekend warming chalet are also available for winter fun.

Warming Shelters Yes
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Nestled along the rolling hills of the Shingobee River Valley, the Shingobee Recreation Area provides a variety of summer and winter activities. The area offers 6 miles of trails for hiking, hunting, birdwatching, primitive camping, and cross-country skiing in the heart of Minnesota's Northwoods. A sliding hill and a weekend warming chalet are also available for winter fun.

Warming Shelters Yes
Base Conditions Groomed

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
6 miles

  Latitude : 
47.037

  Longitude : 
-94.644