Whether hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing,
in-line skating, horseback riding, or taking a walk,
Washington County Parks trails are a path to exploration,
recreation, and relaxation. Winter multi-use trails are available at Lake Elmo Park Reserve,
Big Marine and Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Parks.

Guide to Parks Brochure

Code for Responsible Trail Use

For your safety and recreational enjoyment, please observe
the following rules:

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  • Please stay on the designated trail.
  • Respect adjoining landowners rights and privacy.
  • Keep right so others can pass.
  • Warn other trail users when passing by giving an audible signal.
  • Keep all pets on leash. Pets are not allowed with bikers or in-line skaters.
  • Properly dispose of pet waste.
  • Obey traffic signs and rules.
  • Pack out all garbage and litter.
  • Enjoy the beauty of wild plants and animals, but leave them undisturbed for all to enjoy.