That's the longest distance any Minneapolis resident has to walk to get to one of our 170 parks. Don’t believe us? Try it out. When you find one, take in the scene and take part in the action. It's common to see pick-up soccer games break out, Frisbees whizzing around, bikers and joggers flowing by and people simply relaxing. And, with live music events like Music in the Parks, six blocks is definitely worth the walking distance.
Mississippi Adventures with ATFS Group Kayak Tours. Daytime, evening, night time, luncheon, supper and fireworks options available. Don't miss this opportunity to experience Mark Twain's Mississippi River, one of the world's great waterways! Paddling the river you'll take away a whole new perspective of Minneapolis, its natural and historical significance. Wonderful way to learn about the City by Nature!
One of the last free zoos in the United States, Como is home to a wide array of animals and plants and welcomes visitors 365 days a year. Located next to Como Town Amusement Park, the historic Cafesjian's Carousel, and in Como Park, the zoo and conservatory are great fun for visitors of all ages.
Minneapolis means the City of Lakes, but you'll also find a variety of inviting trails and paths, regional parks, neighborhood parks, recreation centers and more. There's so much to see and experience, from the Grand Rounds Parkways, to our enticing Chain of Lakes, plentiful parks, beautiful gardens and activity-filled Recreation Centers. Minneapolis Golf offers five 18-hole championship golf courses, one 9-hole Par 3 golf course, one 9-hole executive golf course, and three driving ranges. We also offer banquet and meeting spaces for weddings, golf tournaments, corporate outings, and other special occasions.
The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is one of the crown jewels of the city's park system. It unites two of Minnesota's most cherished resources - its greenspace and its cultural life. Today, the Garden has welcomed more than 7 million viewers, making it one of the most visited attractions in the area. The 11-acre site, home to the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry showcases more than 40 works from the Walker Art Center's renowned collection.