County park ski trails close Thursday

With warmer temperatures forecast, all Washington County Park ski trails will be closed beginning Thursday, parks officials announced Tuesday.

Trail grooming ended on the two Lake Elmo Park Reserve trails sill open and trail lights will be turned off today, park officials said.

As county parks transition to spring activities, the LEPR Nordic Center is available to rent for wedding receptions, reunions and meetings. Park campgrounds are expected to re-open in a month.

Visit or call 651-430-8370 for program information, trail maps, directions and park vehicle permit fee information.