Historic Trail: Fort Snelling
Explore history in an urban area on this trail through Minnehaha Park, Historic Fort Snelling and Fort Snelling State Park
You'll want to add this self guided trail to your unit's checklist.
It's a great opportunity to learn about local history right in our Council's backyard.
History in Our Back Yard
This trail was designed with the help of educators from the
Minnesota Historical Society to teach participants about the
Fort and surrounding area.
You'll go through
Minnehaha Park, Coldwater Spring, Historic Fort Snelling and Fort
Snelling State Park. After finishing, you can purchase the Fort
Snelling Historic Trails patch at Base Camp!
If you have questions about the trail, or want to report a portion
of the trail that needs attention, please email [email protected]