Snowshoe Rental

Snowshoes and kicksleds are available for rent at Springbrook Nature Center inside the Interpretive Center. There is limited equipment, so rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Large groups need to make arrangements in advance by contacting us at 763-572-3588 

Note: Snowshoe and kicksled rentals are CLOSED for the season. 

Snowshoe Rental

  • Rental fee is $5 per pair of snowshoes.  
  • There are a limited number of snowshoes available each day 
  • Three inches of base snow are required for snowshoe rental
  • Snowshoe rental time is from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  All snowshoes must be returned to the building by 4 p.m.
  • Snowshoes may ONLY be used ONSITE.
  • You may snowshoe on known trails or off trail thru wooded areas.
  • For your safety, DO NOT snowshoe on any frozen ponds, streams or wetlands. 
  • Please do not walk on pavement or cleared sidewalks with your snowshoes on.

Kicksled Rental

  • Rental fee is $10 per kicksled  
  • There are a limited number of kicksleds available each day 
  • Three inches of base snow are required for kicksled rental
  • Kicksled rental time is from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  All kicksleds must be returned to the building by 4 p.m.
  • Kicksleds may ONLY be used ONSITE.
  • Please stay on nature center paths with the kicksleds.
  • For your safety, DO NOT kicksled on any frozen ponds, streams or wetlands.