Blue Earth County Parks Department

Find Blue Earth 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.


Blue Earth County Parks 35 Map Drive Mankato MN 56001 507-304-4025


About the Blue Earth County Parks Department

The Blue Earth County Parks Department usually refers to a Blue Earth 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 Blue Earth County, MN. These include Blue Earth 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:
  • Blue Earth County parks and recreation facilities
  • Park permits
  • Community events in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
  • Recreation and athletic programs
  • Blue Earth County Parks Department jobs and employment
Blue Earth County Public Parks

The maintenance of Blue Earth 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 Blue Earth County facilities clean and in good repair. They may also plan and manage upgrades, expansions, and capital improvements to Blue Earth County parks in response to the aging of facilities or changes in public demand. The Blue Earth 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 Blue Earth County. Parks Departments attempt to accommodate and balance the needs of the Blue Earth County community in making facilities available to interested groups and the general public and may issue Blue Earth County park permits for authorized use.

Community Park Programs & Events

The Blue Earth 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 Blue Earth County Parks Department also runs programs in partnership with other Blue Earth County community organizations. The Parks and Recreation Department is often in charge of organizing special events such as Blue Earth County 4th of July celebrations, other holiday events, fishing derbies, and festivals.

State Parks in Blue Earth County

Blue Earth 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.