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The MN Department of Natural Resources released a graphic of the ice thicknesses safe for walking, snowmobiling and driving on. Submitted Graphic

Walking on thin ice: Snow doesn't mean safe ice

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With the recent snowfall and cold weather, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding everyone, the ice in many parts of the state is still not thick enough for most recreational activities.


"We know people want to get out and enjoy the snow, but they shouldn't put themself or anyone else in danger by going out on the ice," said Capt. Greg Salo, DNR Regional Enforcement supervisor.

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