Jay Cooke State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism



Wheelchair Accessible

0.5 miles


50 Miles

Trails take you through wooded areas and along the river. Great scenic views along these trails.

Paved Bike

8 Miles

Rollerblade ok. Trails begin in town of Carlton and run to the park.

Mountain Bike

13 Miles

Inquire at park for location information.


6 Miles

Ask at office for trail and parking information.


Cross Country Skiing

32 Miles

Easy to difficult trails. The farther you get from the park office, the more difficult the trail. The park maintains up to 20 miles of groomed ski trails. An additional 12 miles are groomed when snow conditions and time permit.


.87 miles

Trail in park connects with the Willard Munger State Trail system.


6.8 miles

Some of these trails are packed and marked for snowshoeing and hiking. Otherwise, off-trail areas of the park are open for exploring on snowshoes. Trails are easy to difficult trails. Snowshoers must keep off groomed ski trails. The park rents snowshoes during regular office hours.