Fitness Hikes

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Hike On in 2018

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

One-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. Plan to arrive 10 minutes early. If light rain,the hike will go on as scheduled. The program is for those ages 13 and older. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. 

These programs are free with a parks vehicle permit ($7/day or $30/annual) with the exception of Free Tuesdays.

Washington County Programs and Events


All guided fitness hikes are the Lake Elmo Park Reserve on Thursdays from 9 - 10 a.m. and will meet at the Nordic Center. 

  • August 23
  • September 6
  • September 20
  • October 4
  • November 1
  • December 6

Hike With History

  • Saturday, September 15 at 10:00 AM
    Historic Courthouse
    This hike will be focused on historical homes in Stillwater

Night HikesP1030519

Evening guided fitness hikes along the Lake Elmo Park Reserve's lit trails from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on select dates.

  • October 9
  • October 23