Cleary Lake Winter Trailhead
When the snow falls, Cleary Lake Golf becomes the Cleary Lake Winter Trailhead. Glide along cross-country ski trails, head out for a winter hike or take your pup for a stroll on a dog trail. Rent skis and warm up with snacks and beverages at the visitor center.
Interactive Map of Cleary
Cleary PDF Maps
Find all printable maps of Cleary on the Cleary Lake Regional Park page.
Things To Do
Six miles of trails
Cleary Lake Regional Park has cross-country ski trails for all skill levels. Trails wind through rolling hills and hardwood forests. The Golf Course Loop trail is shared with skijorers and snowshoers.
3.8 miles of trails
Walk your dog on miles of trails that wind through the park. Dogs are allowed on paved and turf trails with a six-foot, non-retractable leash. Owners must pick up after their dog.
Get your blood pumping with a brisk walk. A trail with rest stops and a water pump loops around Cleary Lake. The trail has connections leading to the Scott West Regional Trail for east and west connections from the park.
Skijoring & Dog Sledding
1.5 miles of trails
Skijoring is allowed on certain cross-country ski trails with an annual or daily ski pass.
1.5 miles of trails
Get out and explore winter. Snowshoeing is allowed on the designated cross-country ski trails when no race is scheduled. Snowshoes are available to rent online as conditions allow. See rental rates.
Visitor Center Hours & Information
Visitor Center Hours
- Sunday–Thursday: 9 AM–7 PM
- Friday–Saturday: 9 AM–9 PM
Ski & Snowshoe Rental
Equipment rental reservations are required to guarantee availability on your preferred day/time. Cross-country ski sets can be reserved up to seven days in advance as trail conditions allow; same-day reservations are available. Reservations can be made online or over the phone by calling 763-559-6700.
Reserve Skis Online at Cleary
Snowshoes can be reserved up to seven days in advance as snow conditions allow. Reservations can be made online or over the phone by calling 763-559-6700. Advance reservations are required.
Ski Trail Conditions
Trails at Cleary are groomed daily. Please check conditions before you visit.
Cross-country Ski Passes
Purchase a daily or annual ski pass at the visitor center, or buy your annual pass online. Three Rivers cross-country ski passes are required for all skiers 12 and older.
Lighted Ski Trails
Cleary offers 2.8 miles of lighted cross-country ski trails. Lights are on daily from 5 AM–sunrise and sunset–10 PM.
Parking is available outside the visitor center. See the interactive map above for more information.
For summer operations, please visit the Cleary Lake Golf Course page.
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