Fitness Hikes

Lake Elmo Park Reserve Fitness Hikes

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Hike on!

Gather your friends to explore the Washington County Parks Trail system for guided fitness hikes.

1-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way.

Trails are a mix of turf, gravel, grass, snow and pavement depending on trail conditions, time of year and location. Please plan to arrive 10 minutes early. If light rain, class will go on as scheduled. For ages 13+ (all minors must be accompanied by an adult).

These programs are free with a parks vehicle permit ($5/day or $25/annual) with the exception of Free Tuesdays.
Trail lights are on for night hiking beginning September 2!
Lake Elmo Park Reserve - Thursdays, 9-10 am unless otherwise noted;
Meets at the Nordic Center
January 21
February 25
March 10, 24
April 7, 21
May 5, 19
June 2, 16, 30
July 14, 28
August 11, 25
September 8, 22
October 6, (13, 6-7 pm), 20, (27, 6-7 pm)
November 3, 17
December 1

Plank pose on fitness hike

Free Tuesday Fitness Hikes at all Washington County Parks

Free Tuesday Fitness Hikes (Rotation of Park Locations)
Tuesdays, 6-7 pm
May 3 Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
Meets at the Playground
June 7 Pine Point Park Meets at Entrance Kiosk
July 5 St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park
Meets in the Hilltop Pavilion Parking Lot
August 2 Big Marine Park Reserve
Meets at the Playground
September 6 Washington County Historic Courthouse Meets on the Front Stairs

Historic Stairs Fitness Hikes from the Historic Courthouse in Stillwater, MN.

View from the top of the Mainstreet South Hill Stairs
View from the top of the Main street south hill historic staircase © Washington County Parks

Hike On with History!

The Washington County Historic Courthouse invites you to experience a guided, 60 minute Historic Stairs Fitness Hike in beautiful downtown Stillwater. Hikes will include a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way with a little history mixed throughout.

Participants should plan to arrive a few minutes early

FREE; however there is a $10 recommended donation for each history hike/person. Proceeds will benefit the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund.

For ages 13+; minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Hikes traverse uneven and steep historic staircases, paved trail, and sidewalks. Please wear athletic footwear and dress for the weather.

Main Street Stillwater stairs

Main Street Stillwater, MN staircase. © Washington County Parks

Saturdays; 9-10 a.m.

Meets in Courthouse main floor hallway

April 23

May 28

June 25

July 23

August 27

September 24

Historic Courthouse 101 W. Pine St, Stillwater, MN 55082 651-275-7075

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