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Beltrami Park
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1111 Summer St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone: 612 370-4920
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Beltrami Park is ''crawling'' with opportunities for activity, including a huge big-eyed purple and green bug to climb over, a bright red train waiting to pull out of the station and a house in the sand.

While the kids are enjoying the playground shaded by pine trees, adults can find enjoyment lounging at the picnic tables or playing a game of bocce ball on two fields. Everyone can enjoy games on the soccer/softball field, a match on the tennis courts, a game of sand volleyball or a pick-up game on the full-size basketball court.

The Park was named in honor of Giacomo Constantino Beltrami (1779-1855), an Italian jurist, scholar and explorer who is credited with being the first European to identify the source of the Mississippi River in Minnesota in 1823. A bronze plaque honoring Beltrami, which still stands, was placed in the park in 1948.

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.

 
 
Amenities
  • Basketball Court
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  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Area
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  • Restroom Facilities
  • Sand Volleyball Court
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  • Soccer Field
  • Softball Field
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  • Tot Lot/Playground
  • Wading Pool
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  • Walking Path
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    What our amenities offer you:
    Basketball Court: Full-size court

    Picnic Area: Several tables and BBQs

    Soccer Field: Shared with softball

    Softball Field: Shared with soccer

    Tot Lot/Playground: Play in the nicely shaded playground. Crawl all over the green and purple big-eyed bug. Enjoy a ride on the train or play in the house.

    Wading Pool: Dip your toes on a hot summer day. It's a great place to meet people from your neighborhood and escape the heat of summer.

     
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