Parks & Recreation
1200 Alimagnet Pkwy Burnsville 55337 P:952-895-4500 | Website
Alimagnet Park is a 178-acre community park located two blocks north of County Road 42 on County Road 11. The park is home to Burnsville's award winning Alimagnet Dog Park as well as numerous other amenities.
Buck Hill Ski Area
15400 Buck Hill Rd Burnsville 55306-5499 P:952.435.7174 | Website
Buck Hill located right in Burnsville offers skiing, snow-boarding and snow-tubing from mid-November through March.
Burnsville Ice Center
251 Civic Center Pkwy Burnsville 55337 P:952.895.4653 | Website
Burnsville Ice Center provides year-round indoor skating. Public skating hours offered daily, as well as skate rental and sharpening.
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Dr Saint Paul 55103-1060 P:651.487.8200 | Website
The Como Zoo & Conservatory offers family fun as well as education in conservation. Enjoy a day at the amusement park or explore the science & nature centers.
Lac Lavon Dr (County Rd 11) Burnsville 55337 | Website
Crystal Beach is a 24-acre park located on Lac Lavon Dr (County Road 11), one mile south of County Road 42.
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
3675 Arboretum Dr Chaska 55318-9613 P:952.443.1400 | Website
The Arboretum offers gardens and collections, cross country and snowshoe trails, nature walks, guided tours and self-guided tours and much more!
Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
111 Kellogg Blvd E St Paul 55101-1256 P:651.290.4160 | Website
In the middle of a bustling urban setting, this 72 mile river park offers quiet stretches for fishing, boating and canoeing. Other spots are excellent for birdwatching, bicycling and hiking and there are plenty of visitor centers that highlight the history and science of the Mississippi River. If you are interested in the Mississippi, this is a great place to start.
Nicollet Commons Park
126th Street & Nicollet Ave Burnsville 55337 P:952.895.4500 | Website
Nicollet Commons Park is host to many of Burnsville's major events including I love Burnsville 5K, International Festival, Burnsville Fire Muster and Burnsville Halloween Fest.
Terrace Oaks West Park
County Road 11 Burnsville P:952-895-4500 | Website
Terrace Oaks West is a 230-acre community park located on the east side of County Road 11, 1/4 mile south of Burnsville Parkway. Amenities include: water frontage, recreation building with picnic shelter and area, walking trails, playground equipment, and mountain bike trails.
The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park
2187 E Hwy 101 Shakopee 55379 P:763-694-7784 | Website
The Landing (formerly Historic Murphy's Landing) is owned and operated by Three Rivers Park District. Experience life in the 1800s by visiting with costumed interpreters in their village or farm homes at this recreated living history museum nestled along the beautiful Minnesota River Valley near Shakopee.