Snowshoe

Have you ever strapped on snowshoes at a popular park only to find the trails well-packed and better suited for regular boots? A hike on Saturday at Wild River State Park offered a better way. For starters, the snowshoe trails were full of untrodden snow. We left from the Trail Center -- where we rented a pair of snowshoes from a helpful employee for $15. Because the park's maps are a little old...
A layer of fresh white snow covered the landscape at Lake Bemidji State Park.             Naturalist John Fylpaa led a group of Thursday snowshoers when they came across a trail of timber wolf tracks leading to Big Bog Lake.             The track met with other tracks and the snow was roughed up.             “I figure they were out hunting and started to wrestle around in the snow when they...