Sandstone, Minnesota Ice Park

Robinson Park in Sandstone, Minnesota has year round access to climbing, hiking, camping, and whitewater paddling.

Climbing options include sport routes, trad routes and bouldering – ice climbing, and “mixed” rock and ice climbs. Routes range from 60 to 90 feet in height.

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Special recognition for the success of the Ice Park belongs to the City of Sandstone, the Minnesota Climbers Association, and the volunteer climbers who helped to make the dream come true.


For more information please contact the Sandstone Visitors Board



Getting to Sandstone Ice Park

Located just off interstate highway 35, roughly half way between the Twin Cities and Duluth. Follow highway 123 through town, turn left on Old Wagon Road just before you cross the Kettle River.

Accommodations near Sandstone MN

Hotels in Hinckley Minnesota are only 10 minutes for the Sandstone Ice Park.  Camping is also available in Robinson Park for a small fee.

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Ice Climbing Gear Rental in Sandstone MN

No need to invest thousands of $$ for ice climbing equipment, local rafting and climbing guide service, Hard Water Sports, now offers ice climbing gear rental. Ice Climbing Gear Rental Located right in downtown Sandstone, MN it’s super convenient to gear up and give the sports of ice climbing a try.

Dan Monskey shows us how ice climbers have used the same artificial snow technology ski resorts use, to create an ice park. See how the town of Sandstone, Minnesota and ice climbers have developed a unique partnership that has created an amazing winter ice park for everyone to enjoy.