Inver Grove Heights Park

Find Inver Grove Heights Minnesota parks. Parks provide information on indoor and outdoor recreational areas and facilities, playgrounds, ball and athletic fields, trails, and general outdoor nature areas.


Salem Hills Park 1642 Upper 55th Street East Inver Grove Heights MN 55077


Southern Lakes Park 10810 Alison Way Inver Grove Heights MN 55077 651-554-3440

About Inver Grove Heights Parks

Inver Grove Heights Parks are natural or semi-natural open spaces set aside for outdoor recreation, leisure, or preservation in Inver Grove Heights, MN. Almost all Parks in Inver Grove Heights are public spaces open to the general public, though there are some examples of private Parks. Most Dakota 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 an Inver Grove Heights Park near you
  • Inver Grove Heights Park special events calendar
  • Athletic fields, training facilities, and sports facilities
  • Inver Grove Heights Park permits
  • Local, Minnesota State Parks & National Parks
Inver Grove Heights Public Parks

Inver Grove Heights 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 Inver Grove Heights residents, especially families with young children, open recreation space within walking distance of their homes.

Inver Grove Heights Town Parks

A Town Green is a Park that serves as a common area for civic gatherings, public celebrations, and Inver Grove Heights community events. They are often located in the center of a municipality, adjacent to the Inver Grove Heights 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 Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

Inver Grove Heights 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 Inver Grove Heights 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.

Minnesota State Parks & National Parks

A National or Minnesota State Park is an area set aside for conservation by the federal government or a MN 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 Minnesota State Parks are usually managed by the Minnesota Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protection.