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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Recreation in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Recreation Areas

  • Anoka County Riverfront Park
    5100 River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55432
    763-757-3920, This park offers opportunities for biking, a boat launch, canoeing, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and cross-country skiing. more info  map

  • Bunker Hills Regional Park
    2038 Foley Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN 55304
    763-757-3920, Bunker Hills Regional Park features a wave pool, a play area, and facilities for archery, biking, camping, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, and... more info

  • Elm Creek Park Reserve
    12400 Elm Creek Park Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55369
    763-694-7894, Summer activities include hiking and biking trails, a chlorinated upland swimming pond, massive children’s play area, picnic pavilions and picnicking sites, an archery... more info

  • Midwest Mountaineering
    309 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454
    612-339-3433, Summer activities at this park include canoeing, kayaking, backpacking, camping, hiking, and climbing; winter activities include cross country skiing, ski skating, snow... more info  map

  • National Sports Center
    1700 105th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55449
    763-785-5601, The National Sports Center features an indoor sports hall, a twelve-thousand-seat outdoor stadium, four sheets of Olympic-sized ice, and an eighteen-hole putting course... more info  map


  • Cycle Seven
    Southdale, Minneapolis, MN 55435
    612-227-9773, Cycle Seven is the Twin Cities first conference bike business. To make a reservation, check the calendar to see when the conference bike is available or coming to a... more info  map


  • Spirit Dance Coaching
    3808 Pillsbury Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55409
    612-823-7022, Lynn Baskfield has been doing equine guided coaching for over 10 years and she is recognized worldwide. She is expert in teaching about the Wisdom Horse Equine Guided... more info


  • Kate Haven Golf Course
    8791 Lexington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55014
    763-786-2945, This public nine-hole executive par-thirty golf course offers rolling hills and water hazards. more info  map

  • Rush Creek Golf Club
    7801 County Road 101, Minneapolis, MN 55311
    763-494-8844, This championship eighteen-hole golf course features a driving range and putting greens, and also offers an on-site pub and restaurant. more info  map

  • Sundance Golf and Bowl
    15240 113th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55369
    763-420-4700, Sundance Golf and Bowl features a regulation eighteen-hole golf course, while also offering a twenty four lane bowling alley, as well as banquet facilities. more info  map

  • Tournament Greens
    1700 105th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55449
    763-785-5643, Designed by the PGA Tour, this eighteen-hole putting course of real bent grass greens presents a challenge to even the lowest of handicaps. more info  map

Rafting & Canoeing

  • Wilderness Inquiry
    808 Fourteenth Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    612-676-9400, Wilderness Inquiry provides day and overnight wilderness canoe, kayak and rafting trips, as well as dog sled and horse pack adventures; equipment and food are provided. more info  map


  • Columbia Ice Arena
    7011 University Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55432
    763-571-6701, This arena consists of two ice rinks that are available for hockey, figure skating and public ice skating; the movie, "Mighty Ducks", was filmed at this facility. more info  map

  • Depot Skating Rink, The
    203 Fifth Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    612-339-2253, The Depot Skating Rink is a seasonal climate controlled indoor figure skating rink, with special lighting and a high quality sound system. Open figure skating is... more info  map

  • Schwan's Super Rink
    1700 105th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55449
    763-785-3687, This state-of-the-art facility is the largest ice arena of its kind in the world, and is the only arena with four Olympic sheets of ice under one roof; the facility is... more info  map

Snow Sports

  • Hyland-Bush-Anderson Park Reserve
    10145 Bush Lake Road, Minneapolis, MN 55438
    952-941-4362, This recreation area offers an eleven mile skiing trail that runs through both hilly and flat lands, as well as through woods and an open meadow that surrounds a lake;... more info  map

  • Theodore Wirth Regional Park
    1301 Theodore Wirth Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55422
    612-522-4584, The Theodore Wirth Regional Park features an eight mile ski trail that runs through open parkland and woods, with most of the trails being at an intermediate level; the... more info  map


  • Bunker Hills Wave Pool
    1038 Parkway Road, Minneapolis, MN 55304
    763-767-2895, This twenty-five-thousand-square-foot pool offers fun for the entire family, with waves generated every five seconds for fifteen minutes, followed by a ten minute rest... more info

  • Tropics Indoor Water Park
    4580 Victoria Street, Minneapolis, MN 55126
    651-490-4700, This water park is the home of the metro's largest and most exciting indoor water slide, and features a two-hundred-ten-foot twisting water slide and more; one may also... more info  map


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