Anoka County Parks Department

Find Anoka County Minnesota parks departments, including city and state park authorities, and systems. Parks departments provide information on local recreation facilities, city parks, state parks, activities, and recreational land use.


Anoka City Parks and Recreation 641 Jacob Lane Anoka MN 55303 763-576-2980


Anoka County Parks 550 Bunker Lake Boulevard Northwest Andover MN 55304 763-767-5131

Anoka County Parks and Recreation 6666 East River Road Fridley MN 55432 763-757-3920

About the Anoka County Parks Department

The Anoka County Parks Department usually refers to an Anoka County or local government agency that is responsible for a wide range of public facilities used for active or passive recreation or as open spaces in Anoka County, MN. These include Anoka County public parks, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor pools, other sports facilities, trails, and nature preserves.

You may contact the Parks Department for questions about:
  • Anoka County parks and recreation facilities
  • Park permits
  • Community events in Anoka County, Minnesota
  • Recreation and athletic programs
  • Anoka County Parks Department jobs and employment
Anoka County Public Parks

The maintenance of Anoka County Parks Department facilities is a central responsibility of the Parks Departments. Using a combination of Department employees and contractual service providers, Parks Departments keep Anoka County facilities clean and in good repair. They may also plan and manage upgrades, expansions, and capital improvements to Anoka County parks in response to the aging of facilities or changes in public demand. The Anoka County Department of Parks and Recreation is also responsible for scheduling and coordinating the use of their facilities. A variety of clubs, sports leagues, and community groups utilize park facilities in Anoka County. Parks Departments attempt to accommodate and balance the needs of the Anoka County community in making facilities available to interested groups and the general public and may issue Anoka County park permits for authorized use.

Community Park Programs & Events

The Anoka County Parks Department also provides programs, activities, and services with its own staff and resources. Parks Department programs include youth and adult swim lessons, Little League baseball and other organized sports, fitness classes, and summer camps. The Anoka County Parks Department also runs programs in partnership with other Anoka County community organizations. The Parks and Recreation Department is often in charge of organizing special events such as Anoka County 4th of July celebrations, other holiday events, fishing derbies, and festivals.

State Parks in Anoka County

Anoka County State Parks are the responsibility of the Minnesota State Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protections. The U.S. National Parks Service (NPS) manages all national parks, as well as many national monuments and other properties with special designations.