Carrick’s Landing Park – Otsego MN

Carrick’s Landing Park is a beautiful park along the Mississippi River in Otsego MN near the 101 Market. The park consists of a one-mile paved walking loop, which is maintained all year round. Carrick’s Landing Park Website There are picnic tables and benches along the river, and they even provide bags for dog waste, with […]

NW Metro Hidden Gem’s: Snuffy’s Landing Becker MN

Snuffy’s Landing is a 30 acre park located on the Mississippi River in Becker MN. There is a boat launch and a dock in the summer for access to the Mississippi River. There is plenty of room in the park for playing, fishing and more! There is a parking area when you enter the park, […]

Bridgeview Park Reserve Big Lake MN

The Bridgeview Park Reserve in Big Lake MN is a 29 acre park that features one mile of trails that lead you through a restored prairie, a towering oak savanna and culminates at 1200 feet of shoreline on the Mississippi River. A large section of the trail is paved and ADA accessible and this section […]

Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park

The Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park is located at 9750 Egret Blvd in Coon Rapids. This park is attached to the Mississippi Gateway Regional Park in Brooklyn Park by the walking path over the dam. The park features hiking, a boat launch, cross country skiing, fishing, a playground and they hold a concert series at […]

NW Metro Best Winter Outdoor Activities

My favorite thing to do in colder weather is bundling up in plenty of warm layers and going on a nice hike. The NW Metro is known for its beautiful nature and outdoor spaces, why not get out and explore? Here are the Twin Cities NW Metro Best Winter Outdoor Activities! Elm Creek Park Reserve […]

NW Metro Parks and Trails: Goodin Park Dayton MN

NW Metro Parks and Trails – today we visited Goodin Park in Dayton. I have driven past this park many times and decided to stop to see it. While there is basically only a parking lot as far as amenities, you can walk through the beautiful wooded area down to the Mississippi River, where there […]