Equipment Rental

Hartley Nature Center has the stuff you need to make your visit to Hartley Park even more fun! All equipment must be used in the park only and must be returned the same day.

Cross country skis

$15 per day for non-members, $7 per day for members

  • During the winter, we have full packages of cross country skis, boots, and poles that should fit almost anyone
  • We can help get you on your way, and would love to help you explore the Hartley Park ski trails
  • KIDDIE SKIES: We now even have skis that clamp onto little winter boots for kids ages 3 and up so the whole family can glide the trails together
  • A Great MN Ski Pass ($20 annual pass/$6 day pass) is needed for anyone 16 years old and older on the groomed ski trails and can only be purchased at a DNR license distributor (i.e. Holiday gas stations, bait shops) and is not available at Hartley Nature Center

Kicksleds

$20 2 hr. rental for non-members, $10 2 hr. rental for members

  • We have several sizes for adults and youth
  • Discounted rates for mulitiple sled rentals
  • You must sign a waiver and pay at the front desk in Hartley Nature Center before heading out

Snowshoes

$10 per day for non-members, FREE for members

  • We have traditional wooden adult and older kids snowshoes, in a variety of sizes and styles
  • For pre-schoolers through fourth grade youth we have traditional wooden snowshoes as well as aluminum and vinyl snowshoes with grippy teeth on the bottom
  • You must sign a waiver and pay at the front desk in Hartley Nature Center before heading out