Washington County Parks

  1. Lake Elmo Park Reserve Contact Station temporarily closed through Oct. 7

    The Lake Elmo Park Reserve contact station will be temporarily closed through Friday, October 7 due to construction taking place. A temporary office is now located at the Nordic Center. Read on...
  2. Middle St Croix Valley Regional Trail Master Plan Online Engagement

    Washington County is hosting an online engagement for the Middle St. Croix Valley Regional Trail master plan – a future multiuse trail that will run through eastern Washington County from Downtown Afton to the St. Croix Boom Site in Stillwater. Read on...
  3. Central Greenway Regional Trail Closed

    The Central Greenway Regional Trail in Lake Elmo Park Reserve is closed for trail improvements. Read on...
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Washington County consists of six regional parks, one county park, two regional trails, and one historic courthouse site. Our parks provide a gateway to scenic landscapes and treasured natural resources, unique to the Twin Cities region. With more than 4,400 acres of parkland, there are a variety of ways to discover and enjoy the outdoors. A vehicle permit is required to enter our parks.

To learn more about each of our parks and what they have to offer, click on a tree icon or green line (trail) on the map below or visit our facilities page

  1. Parks Dashboard
  2. Archery Range
  3. Beach
  4. Boat Launch
  5. Equestrian Trails
  6. Modern Campground
  7. Play Structure
  8. Swim Pond

The tabbed menu below shows the status of various amenities at our Park locations.

Dashboard last updated: 9/7/2022