Throughout the winter, our dedicated crews prepare and maintain ice rinks
Learn about our parkway maintenance.
MPRB clears snow from about 140 miles of sidewalks, paths and paved regional trails; 107 acres of parking lots and ice rinks at 24 locations. On parkways, City of Minneapolis Public Works provides snow and ice control as part of its routine winter operations on city streets. (Find out more about parkway maintenance.)
Priority locations for snow clearing are organized into three tiers:
School/park complexes and Rec Plus school-age childcare locations: parking lots and entrances
All parks: parking lots
Regional parks: trails
All parks: perimeter sidewalks, designated interior paths
Staff may make two to four passes to fully clear paths, especially during extended or extreme snow events. They return as needed to clear blockages at intersections and parking lot entrances that result from snow-clearing on streets and adjacent properties.
For snow-emergency parking rules and routes, visit the City of Minneapolis website.