Minneapolis parks encompass the city’s defining lakes and the river banks, and include features of astonishing beauty, historical significance and ecological wonder, all within a thriving urban setting.

View a snapshot of our park system:

It’s important to distinguish Minneapolis’ regional parks from its network of 160 neighborhood parks.

Regional parks like Above the Falls, Minneapolis Chain of Lakes, Minnehaha and Theodore Wirth serve many people from outside Minneapolis and rely on funds from the state and other public agencies serving broad constituencies to develop and maintain park amenities.
Neighborhood parks are smaller, primarily funded by local tax dollars and predominantly serve nearby residents.

Hours for parks are 6 am-midnight in developed areas and 6 am-10 pm in undeveloped areas. See Ordinance PB-2-33 for more information.

Click the links below to explore our parks. Regional parks are marked with an asterisk (*)

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