Grand Forks ND Park

Find Grand Forks, North Dakota parks. Parks provide information on indoor and outdoor recreational areas and facilities, playgrounds, ball and athletic fields, trails, and general outdoor nature areas.

Bringewatt Park 2205 24th Avenue South Grand Forks ND 58201 701-746-2785

Grand Forks University Park 2301 University Avenue Grand Forks ND 58203 701-746-2750

Lincoln Drive Park 120 Euclid Avenue Grand Forks ND 58201 701-787-0308

About Grand Forks Parks

Grand Forks Parks are natural or semi-natural open spaces set aside for outdoor recreation, leisure, or preservation in Grand Forks, ND. Almost all Parks in Grand Forks are public spaces open to the general public, though there are some examples of private Parks. Most Grand Forks County and local governments have a Parks Department that is responsible for maintaining City Parks, Town Greens, Athletic Parks, and similar open spaces.

You may contact Parks for questions about:
  • Finding a Grand Forks Park near you
  • Grand Forks Park special events calendar
  • Athletic fields, training facilities, and sports facilities
  • Grand Forks Park permits
  • Local, North Dakota State Parks & National Parks
Grand Forks Public Parks

Grand Forks City Park, also called an Urban Park or Municipal Park, provides recreation and green space for visitors and the residents of the local community. Common features of a City Park include walking paths, running trails, gardens, playgrounds, picnic tables, open lawns, and sports fields. Some may include public restrooms and an information center. A Neighborhood Park is a smaller-scale version of a City Park intended for the residents of the surrounding neighborhood. They are typically designed to give Grand Forks residents, especially families with young children, open recreation space within walking distance of their homes.

Grand Forks Town Parks

A Town Green is a Park that serves as a common area for civic gatherings, public celebrations, and Grand Forks community events. They are often located in the center of a municipality, adjacent to the Grand Forks City or Town Hall, and they are common sites for farmers markets, concerts, and similar gatherings. A City Square is an urban alternative to a Town Green and fulfills a similar purpose in a less natural setting.

Athletic Parks in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Grand Forks Athletic Parks consists of fields and facilities necessary for recreational and competitive sports. An Athletic Park may be designated for a single sport or activity, or it may be a complex of facilities that serves as a hub for athletic activities in a locality or region. Athletic Parks can range from a single Grand Forks little league baseball field with a gravel parking lot to a large regional complex with a full array of amenities including locker rooms, training facilities, concession stands, field lighting, stadium seating, and press boxes.

North Dakota State Parks & National Parks

A National or North Dakota State Park is an area set aside for conservation by the federal government or a ND State government due to its environmental, historical, or cultural significance. National and State Parks also serve as tourist destinations and recreational areas. National Parks are managed by the U.S. National Parks Service, while North Dakota State Parks are usually managed by the North Dakota Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protection.