Weather Forecast


Candlelight Walk at Fort Snelling State Park canceled due to severe weather

Due to weekend forecasts for bitterly cold temperatures, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division will cancel this year’s Fort Snelling State Park New Year’s Eve Candlelight Walk. Park staff is concerned first for safety, and does not want to place visitors, volunteers and staff at risk due to severely cold conditions.

Weather related updates are posted on state park and trail webpages under visitor alerts.

During the week you can call the DNR Information Center for information about program changes or cancellations, 651-296-6157 or 888-646-6367 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.