9470 201st Street West, Lakeville, MN 55044
12 acres on beautiful Lake Marion. Picnic areas, shelter, restroom, horse shoe pit, volleyball, softball, fishing pier and trails. Also offers swimming beach
8250 202nd Street, West Lakeville, MN 55044
Nine softball diamonds, four baseball diamonds and four soccer fields, along with playground equipment. Great for tournaments.
19720 Juno Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044
1,500 feet of shoreline along beautiful Lake Marion. Boat launch, picnic facilities, trails, handicapped accessible fishing pier, a small amphitheater, playground and modern rest-rooms.
18350 Dodd Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044
A premier youth baseball complex with 8 baseball diamonds.
City Hall, Lakeville, MN 55044
952-985-4600 • www.ci.lakeville.mn.us
3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska, MN 55318
(952) 443-141 • www.arboretum.umn.edu
The Arboretum features more than 1,000 acres of magnificent gardens, model landscapes, and natural areas-from woodlands and wetlands to prairie-with extensive collections of northern-hardy plants. Tour the Arboretum on 12.5 miles of garden paths and hiking trails. Walk the close gardens and bike, walk or drive Three-Mile Drive to see more gardens and collections.
3815 East 80th Street, Bloomington, MN 55425
The Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is made up of eight land units along the Minnesota River. The Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge also oversees a 13-county Wetland Management District, which contains 18 Waterfowl Production Areas open to the public.
15501 Murphy Lake Rd, Savage, MN 55378
(952) 447-6913 • www.threeriversparkdistrict.org/parks/murphy-hanrehan.cfm
Park is great for cross country skiing, mountain bikers, horse back riders, bird watchers and hikers. Trails run through hilly, wooded area, very challenging. 19.4 km trackset. 19.4 km skate-ski. Mostly expert level trails. Warming house. Maps along trail. Ski pass required. Ski passes sold at trailhead. 19.4 km trackset. The extensive forests make this a great park for woodland songbirds. In 2004, the park was designated as an "Important Bird Area" by the National Audubon Society.
11875 175th St., W Lakeville, MN 55044
Boat launch, fishing, picnic shelter, restrooms, playground equipment, Orchard Lake Beach has swimming beach.
19300 Ritter Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044
340-acre natural environment/wildlife refuge. Offers cross country skiing, hiking trails, archery range, picnic area, shelter, equestrian trail and snowmobiling. 130 species of birds have been identified here.
In the fall of 2005, a young female bald eagle was discovered building a nest at Ritter Farm Park in Lakeville. As of May 2008, Lakeville’s pair of bald eagles appear to be caring for at least one new eaglet. Last year, their first as a nesting pair, the two successfully hatched two eaglets that grew up, learned to fly, and left the nest. The eagles have been spotted in various locations throughout Lakeville in every season.
17100 Ipava Ave, Lakeville, MN 55044
Softball, soccer, baseball, trails, cross country skiing, picnic shelter, restrooms. Home of "Land of Amazement", a 21,000 square foot community built playground of wood with build-in puppet theatre.