Seize The Winter

When the snow starts to fly don’t get stuck inside.

Jamestown has some great activities to fight cabin fever. When winter changes Jamestown’s landscape to fluffy white, make some memories in the snow.

Winter Activities


Hillcrest Golf Course is the place to go for some sledding fun. It is a short walk from the parking lot to Hillcrest’s sledding area. Nearby, the Bunker is open as a warming house, complete with games and concessions for those who need a little more time out of the cold.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Weekends from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cross Country Skiing

Hillcrest Golf Course is the place to go for some skiing fun as well. Jamestown Parks and Rec offers groomed trails at Hillcrest Golf Course. Rentals are available.

Learn more at Jamestown Parks & Rec


Seize the winter in Jamestown, ND when you rev up your snowmobile and hit the Sheyenne Valley Trail!  Lauded as one of North Dakota’s great snowmobiling trails, The Sheyenne Valley trail connects directly to Jamestown. In its entirety, it is more than a day trip spanning five counties, with over 300 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Gear up, head on out, and experience the beauty of the frozen James River Valley landscape, the thrill of speed, ditch riding, shelterbelts, and open prairie. Who said winter was a time to stay indoors? Get a map of the trail.

Ice Skating

Skating rinks and warming houses are available at Meidinger, Leapaldt and McElroy Parks.

Warming house hours:   

  • Mon-Fri.   3:30-8:00pm.
  • Saturday: 11:00am-7:00pm
  • Sunday:  12:00pm-6:00pm

Visit Jamestown Parks and Rec to learn more.

Public skating times are available throughout the winter at Wilson Arena. Find out more details on times and costs.

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