Want to carve up the slopes? Three Rivers has everything you need right here in the Twin Cities at Hyland Hills Ski Area and the Winter Recreation Area at Elm Creek. From public or private lessons to equipment rental to impeccably groomed hills for every skill level, there's something for everyone. Snowboarding is just one more way you can enjoy the wintry Minnesota outdoors.
Where To Go Snowboarding
See rates for Hyland Hills Ski Area and Winter Recreation Area at Elm Creek.
The SnowSports Academy offers private, semi-private and public skiing, snowboarding and Telemarking lessons for all ages and abilities.
Get great benefits, including a free season pass, competitive wages, a fast-paced environment, flexible hours and more. Check out all employment opportunities and apply today!
Three Rivers Parks Ski Patrol is always looking for enthusiastic Alpine and Nordic skiers and snowboarders who enjoy helping others in a winter environment. Contact Ashley O'Rourke, 763-694-7802, for more information.
Other Things To Do
Downhill & Telemark Skiing
Hyland Hills Ski Area and the Winter Recreation Area at Elm Creek offer downhill ski areas for all skill levels, from training hills to Olympic-level training jumps. The downhill ski areas feature snowmaking and well-groomed hills for unbeatable winter fun.
If you’re looking for your own adventure, give mountain biking a try in Three Rivers. There are designated mountain bike trails at Carver, Elm Creek, Lake Rebecca and Murphy-Hanrehan parks and other paved bike/hike trails of varying terrain and difficulty for mountain bikers of any skill level.
Skijoring & Dog Sledding
If you have a dog with some pent-up winter energy, bring it to Three Rivers Parks for fun exercise where we have designated trails for skijoring and dog sledding.
It’s easy to feel like a kid again in Three Rivers, where you'll find some of the best sledding hills in town. Just bundle up and grab a sled for hours of exhilarating fun.
Three Rivers offers trails of varying difficulty for snowshoers of all skill levels. It’s a great way for the entire family to take in the scenes of a Minnesota winter. Please note: Snowshoeing is not permitted on cross-country ski trails unless otherwise noted.
New This Season: Snowshoe rentals require advanced reservations. Availability will vary by location.
If you like sledding, you’ll love snow tubing at the Winter Recreation Area at Elm Creek. Ride a moving sidewalk up a hill 10 stories high and then soar back down on a specially designed inner tube. Once you get to the bottom, do it all over again.
Advance reservations are strongly encouraged; please check availability online before coming to the hill. Reservations can be made online or by calling our reservations office at 763-559-6700.