Creekview Park is located in the northwest corner of Minneapolis and is part of the Shingle Creek neighborhood within the larger Camden Community.
Creekview Recreation Center offers programs for all ages.
The park is on the east bank of Shingle Creek, a 12-mile waterbed that is home to many small mammals and birds. Shingle Creek Park is on the west bank of the creek. The banks provide a natural environment for walking and biking paths. The bike path continues through Minneapolis and into Brooklyn Park.
The playground features a 30' high slide (the only 3-story play structure in the Minneapolis park system), plus three individual slides, swings, a tot lot and a rock climbing structure.
The park has a skateboard park, and athletic field #4 is a Minnesota Twins field.
The name of the park is taken from the creek. The creek’s name came from the shingle mills that once operated on its banks near the Mississippi River.
The total acreage for Shingle Creek Park is 67.07 acres (this includes Creekview Park). Of the 67.07 total acres for Shingle Creek Park, 7.63 acres make up Creekview Park.
Historical Profile: More information about this and other parks is included in Parks, Lakes, Trails and So Much More, a richly detailed account of the histories of Minneapolis’ renowned recreational system.
Creekview Recreation Center
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