Balsam Branch Ski Trail

Groomed for classic and skate-skiing, this 10-mile recreation trail crosses the D.D. Kennedy Environmental Area, the Garfield Recreation Area, and Lake Wapogasset Bible Camp. Parking and trail access are available at D.D. Kennedy Park and Garfield Recreation Area.


From St. Croix Falls, take Hwy. 8 east to 150th St. Go south on 150th St. to 120th Ave. Turn left (east) on 120th Ave. and continue past Kennedy Mill to Trail Head on the right.

Free Admission

  • Yes

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Groomed
  • Tracked
  • Flat
  • Hilly
  • Wooded

Trail Length (miles)

  • 7