Winona County Parks Department

Find Winona 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.


Winona City Parks and Recreation 207 Lafayette Street Winona MN 55987 507-457-8258


About the Winona County Parks Department

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

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

Community Park Programs & Events

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

State Parks in Winona County

Winona 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.