Snowshoeing is allowed in all Le Sueur County Parks. The following would be the most popular county parks for snowshoeing:
Bradshaw Woods has nearly a half mile ungroomed trail loop that is used in the winter months by cross country skiers, snowshoers, and hikers. The park is a fantastic location to enjoy the winter scenery and trails while staying close to Le Center. View the Trail Map (JPG).
Lake Washington Regional Park
Lake Washington Regional Park has 3.5 miles of ungroomed trails that are used in the winter months by cross country skiers, snowshoers, and hikers. For some of the best snowshoeing you can find in the region, follow the ravine along Shanaska Creek. View the Trail Map (PDF).
Ney Nature Center
Ney Nature Center has approximately 2 miles of trails that are specifically for snowshoeing. In addition to the snowshoe trails, there are also 4.5 miles of groomed ski trails. Please respect the ski trails and stay off of them if you are snowshoeing. For the latest trail conditions, please check their Facebook Page or call their office at 507-357-8580. View the Winter Trail Map (PDF).
Rays Lake Park
Rays Lake Park has 75 miles of ungroomed trails around the perimeter of the park that is used in the winter months by cross country skiers, snowshoers, and hikers.
Richter Woods has 2.5 miles of ungroomed trails within the park that are used in the winter months by cross country skiers, snowshoers, and hikers. With the flat terrain, trails, and winter scenery of the big woods, Richter Woods is a hidden gem for snowshoers. View the Trail Map (PDF).