Snowshoe Rental

Snowshoe Rental is CLOSED for the season.

Snowshoes are available to rent at Springbrook through RESERVATION ONLY.   

What you need to know:

  • Rental fee is $5 per pair of snowshoes, please make sure you add the number of snowshoes you would like to rent in the cart within your timeslot rental.
  • There are a limited number of snowshoes available each day (to allow staff time to sanitize snowshoes)
  • Three inches of base snow are required for snowshoe rental
  • Snowshoe rental times are 11 am - 2 pm.  All snowshoes must be returned to the building by 4 pm.
  • Snowshoes may ONLY be used ONSITE.

Rental Procedure:

  1. Click the Register Online button above, and choose your time slot.  Make sure to add the number of snowshoes you need to rent to your cart.  You may rent up to 4 pairs of snowshoes per time slot.  If you need more than 4 pairs, choose more than one time slot.
  2. When you arrive at the nature center, call the mainline (763-572-3588) to let a staff person know you are here.
  3. Meet a staff person on the back patio of the building to get your snowshoes (this will be where you return your snowshoes when you are finished as well).
  4. Use the instructions sheet to reference how to put on your snowshoes, where you can hike, and other tips and tricks.
  5. When you are finished, bring your snowshoes back to the patio, put them in the plastic tote next to the door, and let the staff know by ringing the doorbell the tote (or calling the nature center at 763-572-3588).

How To Put On (& Remove) Your Snowshoes

You will have access to a laminated copy of pictorial instruction of how to put on and take off your snowshoes.  If you would like to learn ahead of time, please take a look at the images below.

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