Mankato, Minnesota

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Mankato, Minnesota, USA

Recreation in Mankato, Minnesota

State Parks

  • Minneopa State Park 507-389-5464
    54497 Gadwall Road, Mankato, MN 56001
    Located five miles west of Mankato on State Highway 68 and U.S. Highway 169, the 2,689-acre Minneopa State Park features 61 drive-in campsites, six electric sites, one... more info  map

Recreation Areas

  • Red Jacket Trail
    Following a former railroad, the Red Jacket Trail runs from the Minnesota River at Mankato south to productive prairie land. It runs near the Blue Earth River, crosses... more info  map

  • Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail
    Bicycling, hiking, in-line skating, horseback riding, skiing, and snowmobiling can be enjoyed on the Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail, located along Sakatah Lake State... more info  map

Sports Centers


  • Jerry Dutler's Bowl 507-387-3439
    1247 Range Street, Mankato, MN 56001
    Dutler's Bowl offers 24 high-quality lanes with easy automatic scoring. more info  map

  • Victory Bowl 507-387-7991
    203 South Victory Drive, Mankato, MN 56001
    Victory Bowl offers 12 high-quality lanes with easy automatic scoring and automated bumpers. more info  map


  • Mankato Golf Club 507-387-5636 or 507-387-5676
    100 Augusta Drive; P.O. Box 3122, Mankato, MN 56002
    The private Mankato Golf Club features a unique par 71, 18-hole course with six par threes. more info

  • Minneopa Golf Course 507-625-5777
    410 Pintail Street, Mankato, MN 56001
    Located 1.5 Miles South of Mankato
    Minneopa Golf course is an executive-style course found off of Highway 169. more info  map

  • North Links Golf Course 507-947-3355
    41553 520th Street, North Mankato, MN 56003
    Located 3 Miles West of North Mankato
    "Southern Minnesota's most complete public golf facility," North Links features a public traditional, prairie-style 18-hole course with four sets of tees and... more info

Snow Sports

  • Mount Kato Ski Area 507-625-3363
    20461 Highway 66, Mankato, MN 56001
    Located one mile south of Mankato in the Minnesota River Valley, Mount Kato features 19 trails, eight chair lifts, snow tubing, a certified ski school, two-level chalet... more info  map


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