Hennepin County Park

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

Alice Smith Playground 801 Minnetonka Mills Road Hopkins MN 55343 952-988-4200

Armatage Park 2500 West 57th Street Minneapolis MN 55410 612-259-7363

Badger Park 5745 Country Club Road Excelsior MN 55331 952-960-7900

Baker Park Reserve 2330 County Road 19 Maple Plain MN 55359 763-694-7860

Bancroft School Playground 4637 Bloomington Avenue Minneapolis MN 55407

Bassett Creek Park 110 North Penn Avenue Minneapolis MN 55405

Bay Park 5736 Bartlett Boulevard Mound MN 55364

Beltrami Park 1111 Summer Street Northeast Minneapolis MN 55413 612-370-4971

Bohanon Park 4917 Bryant Avenue North Minneapolis MN 55430 612-370-3932

Boom Island Park 724 Sibley Street Northeast Minneapolis MN 55413 612-230-6400

Bossen Field 5601 South 28th Avenue Minneapolis MN 55417 612-370-3936

Bottineau Park 2000 2nd Street Northeast Minneapolis MN 55418 612-208-1915

Brackett Park 2728 South 39th Avenue Minneapolis MN 55406 612-370-4924

Browndale Park 4905 Morningside Road St. Louis Park MN 55416 952-926-0150

Bryant Lake Regional Park 6800 Rowland Road Eden Prairie MN 55344 763-694-7764

Bryant Square Park 3101 Bryant Avenue South Minneapolis MN 55408 612-370-4907

Bryn Mawr Park 601 Morgan Avenue South Minneapolis MN 55405 612-230-6400

Burnes Park 301 2nd Street Northeast Hopkins MN 55343 952-939-8355

Cavell Park 3435 Fillmore Street Northeast Minneapolis MN 55418

Clinton Field 3100 Clinton Avenue Minneapolis MN 55408 612-260-1614

About Hennepin County Parks

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

Hennepin County 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 Hennepin County residents, especially families with young children, open recreation space within walking distance of their homes.

Hennepin County Town Parks

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

Hennepin County 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 Hennepin County 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.