Parks: Worth the Drive

Parks Outside of the Twin Cities | Twin Cities Moms Blog

These are just a few of our favorites parks that are a bit of a drive out of the Twin Cities. Add them to your adventure list and take a morning for a drive out…these are worth it! Don’t forget, if you have a favorite park that we’ve missed, we’d love to hear about it! Submit your favorite park HERE so we can consider adding it to our Twin Cities Park Finder!

350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802
All-ages playground Picnic tables Lakefront views Paved walking paths Restrooms on-site
9910 Briarwood Avenue NE, Monticello, MN 55362
The 1,200 acres of Bertram Chain of Lakes includes four lakes, acres of undisturbed shoreline, na...
1300 Summit Avenue, New Ulm, MN, United States
Sand-bottom swimming pool Scenic views Picnic shelter Campgrounds Restrooms on-site
29836 St Croix Trail, Shafer, MN 55074
Has giant sculptures and works of art to climb and interact with Walking trails Public restrooms...
36750 Main Park Drive, Park Rapids, MN 56470
Minnesota’s oldest state park Hiking trails Walking paths Campground Boat rentals Restaura...
9831 Rebecca Park Trail, Rockford, MN, United States
Two separate playgrounds: one for older and one for younger children Swimming beach Fishing dock...
39721 Park Entrance Road, Pelican Rapids, MN, United States
Swimming beach Hiking trails Horseback riding Bird watching area Fishing area Campground
701 Silver Creek Road Northeast, Rochester, MN, United States
Hiking trails Caves Fishing pond Fossil hunting area Bike paths
900 Mound Avenue, Mankato, MN, United States
Playground Farm on-site Outdoor exercise equipment Pond Picnic area
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