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Shingnobee Recreation Area

Hwy 34, South of Walker, Walker, MN
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Hiking with the Dog

Beautiful hiking trail, but more prairie than woods so it got hot even when it was only 70 degrees... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Southborough, Massachusetts
via mobile

There is a great sledding hill and provides a lot of fun and winter exercise. Be sure to be... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
Great Falls, Montana
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“sledding hill” (3 reviews)
“groomed” (2 reviews)
Hwy 34, South of Walker, Walker, MN
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hiking trail, but more prairie than woods so it got hot even when it was only 70 degrees. Lots of ticks--we must have pulled 15 off of us plus at least that many off the dog! There were many options for routes, so take...More

1  Thank lmgrffth
Reviewed 24 December 2016

There is a great sledding hill and provides a lot of fun and winter exercise. Be sure to be careful. I have personally gotten pretty injured on this hill.

Thank jewelz20152016
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We love Shingnobee for their x-country trails. They're nicely groomed and absolutely beautiful. The trails are at all levels of difficulty and are clearly marked. It seems to be a hidden gem because all the times I've ever been there, there were hardly any people....More

Thank jwil325
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We drove along Shingobee Island road. It is a very beautiful area. Stopped at an access area just before getting back on the highway and took a couple of pictures. If you time, just take a leisurely ride through here if nothing else.

1  Thank TakinLotsaPictures
Reviewed 25 January 2016

There is something really magical about this scenic area. We love the view. I have snowshoed here and the trails are excellent and scenic. Awesome place.

Thank Marnzlarson
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Look for the road sign to find this hill. It's easy to miss. There are two hills-- a long mild one to the right and then a steep one straight in front. Although the images don't make it look frightening, this is the kind of...More

Thank David_Justin
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Our MN family camped in the area with the lodge available to use to cooking and gathering. It was a nice area, and everyone had a great time. There are outdoor bathrooms but no running water. The lodge has electricity and lots of tables and...More

1  Thank WhiteMtnskier
Reviewed 10 January 2014

The Shingobee Rec Area is absolutely beautiful, and for the best sledding in the entire area, check out Shingobee Hill, between Walker and Park Rapids on Highway 34. It rivals ski hills for vertical drop, so get your nerve up before pushing off the top...More

1  Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We love Shingobee Hills, a popular recreation area within the Chippewa National Forest. Eight miles of looping trail, great for hiking and cross-country skiing. (Non-motorized site) The trails also tie in with the North Country National Scenic Trail that travels 62-miles across the southern end...More

3  Thank Mary N
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