Lake Benton Minnesota
Capital Cove Cabin | Lake Benton, MN

Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing & Snowmobiling

Get out in the snow and enjoy snowmobiling, skiing, and good old fashion ice fishing! Be sure to bundle up because you'll be outside for hours of fun. 

Lake Benton Minnesota Winter Sports

Sledding

Hole in the Mountain Park offers one of the best sledding hills in the Midwest!


Located within the western city limits of Lake Benton just off Highway 14. The park is approximately 800 acres of woodland and prairie land, and throughout the park, you will find historical sites along five miles of hiking/horse trails.


Two picnic areas are included in the park along with a heated chalet overlooking the hills. Perfect for watching the kids sled. Make sure to call ahead to reserve the chalet.


The 800 acres of prairie and 5 miles of wooded trails are open for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and sledding. 

Lake Benton MN Skiing

Skiing & Snowboarding

Located within the western city limits of Lake Benton just off Highway 14, Hole in the Mountain park is approximately 800 acres of woodland and prairie land. Throughout the park, you will find historical sites along five miles of hiking/horse trails.


Two picnic areas are included in the park along with a heated chalet overlooking the hills. Make sure to call ahead to reserve the chalet.


The 800 acres of prairie and 5 miles of wooded trails are open for skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, sledding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. 

Lake Benton MN Skiing

Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing

Hole In the Mountain Prairie is a large 1300+ prairie remnant situated on a steep valley along the outer edge of the glacial escarpment known as the Prairie Coteau. The preserve provides excellent habitat for rare prairie-dependent nesting waterfowl, passerines, and other birds.


From the City of Lake Benton, go south on US 75 for 1.5 miles and park at the turn-out along the west side of the highway.


The 800 acres of prairie and wooded trails are open for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling. 

Snowmobiling Lake Benton Minnesota

Snowmobiling

Located within the western city limits of Lake Benton just off Highway 14, Hole in the Mountain park is approximately 800 acres of woodland and prairie land. Throughout the park, you will find historical sites along five miles of hiking/horse trails.


Two picnic areas are included in the park along with a heated chalet overlooking the hills. Make sure to call ahead to reserve the chalet.


The 800 acres of prairie and 5 miles of wooded trails are open for snowmobiling, sledding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. 

Ice Fishing Lake Benton Minnesota

Ice Fishing

What a better way to spend a calm winter day in the outdoors than ice fishing on Lake Benton. The camaraderie found on the ice, from alerting nearby angler of an unseen flag or exchanging fishing tips, is just one aspect that make ice fishing so enjoyable.


Enjoy the winter day catching walleye, northern pike, black crappie, bluegill and yellow perch.


For current conditions visit: Lake Link

Department of Natural Resources: Lake Report