Contact Us

Sioux Falls Outdoor Campus Gets Groomed for Cross-Country Skiers

Sioux Falls Outdoor Campus
City of Sioux Falls

Wintertime outdoor activities are plentiful in the Sioux Falls area. One choice to consider is the Outdoor Campus especially for those who like the trails. It’s a whole different dynamic that when the foliage is green.

Outdoor Campus Director Thea Miller Ryan has even forged an agreement with the city of Sioux Falls to groom cross-country ski trails. The Outdoor Campus is a state-run outfit, but finds in Sioux Falls a willing partner.

“They do a couple different parks here in town. There is a new grooming machine and it is laying down some great trails for the skiers.”

Walkers are also welcome, but Ryan says the groomed trails should only be used by skiers.

“If people walk on the groomed trail, what happens is their foot prints go down in it. When the skiers hit those foot prints, they fall.” Corresponding signs have been placed at various intervals to advise walkers to stay off the groomed trails.

Considering that it is the Outdoor Campus, there still is ample opportunity to view non-hibernating critters.

“We have so many people that post pictures (on social media) of deer very close to where they are skiing or walking. It’s a great opportunity to see wildlife.”

HIKE S.D. TRAILS FOR NEW YEAR'S

More Local News

More State, US & World News

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ksoo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KSOO-AM 1140 - Live, Local and Breaking News from Sioux Falls, South Dakota quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on KSOO-AM 1140 - Live, Local and Breaking News from Sioux Falls, South Dakota quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!