Do This Now: Editor-selected events at state, regional and local parks

  • Updated: January 9, 2014 - 2:29 PM

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1 Winter trails day

Fort Snelling State Park, Jan. 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Part of a national series, this event is designed to give novices a free taste of winter recreation. Try a naturalist-guided hike or take a stab at ice sculpting. Learn how to skijorn, winter camp or build a quinzee (a k a a snow shelter). Free equipment rental provided or bring your own. More information: 612-725-2724 or www.mndnr.gov.

2 Candlelight ski

St. Croix State Park, Jan. 11, 5-8 p.m.

Let your gliding be guided by hundreds of luminaries, specially placed to light 2 miles of beginner-friendly ski trails. Minnesota Ski Pass required for skiers ages 16-plus. Purchase a day pass beforehand for $6 or buy an annual pass for $20. More information: 1-320-384-6591 or www.mndnr.gov.

3 Guided snowshoe hike

Elm Creek Park Reserve, Jan. 12, 1-2:30 p.m.

Learn about the history and the types of snowshoes. Then strap on a rented pair (of the modern lightweight variety) for a naturalist-led trek in search of animal tracks in the park. Ages 6-plus. $5. Reservations required; 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparks.org.

4 Full moon owl hike

Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Jan. 12, 6:30-8 p.m.

January is courtship time for great horned owls. Join a naturalist to learn more about owls while searching the park for signs of these nocturnal creatures. Ages 6-plus. $5. More information: www.threerivers parks.org.

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