Anoka County

 

Anoka County, located minutes from the Twin Cities at the confluence of the Mississippi and Rum Rivers, is one of the fastest growing counties in Minnesota. In Anoka County you will find a unique blend of urban amenities in a friendly, small town atmosphere.

 

With award-winning schools, two major hospitals, world-class recreational facilities, and two post secondary educational institutions, itís easy to see why so many people are choosing to live and work in Anoka County.

 

Residents are well educated and take pride in their work and community. Businesses, attracted by affordable land, are building and expanding in Anoka County.

 

Major corporations such as Medtronic, Aveda, United Defense, Hoffman Engineering, Cummins Power Generation and Federal Cartridge have found homes in Anoka County.

 

Anoka County

2100 3rd Ave
Anoka, MN  55303

switchboard tel. 763.421.4760
TTY 763.323.5289

on-line www.co.anoka.mn.us

 

 

Anoka County Parks

 

Regional Parks

Regional parks typically range from 100 to well over 1,000 acres. They provide a wide array of outdoor recreation opportunities similar to state parks. Regional parks are typically located on rivers or lakes, offering resources for boating, fishing, and swimming. Acquisition and development funding is supported by the State of Minnesota and the Metropolitan Council. Anoka County is responsible for the operation and maintenance of these regional parks and trails.

 

County Parks

County parks provide substantial benefits to local communities and neighborhoods. The parks are usually less than 200 acres in size and provide a range of natural resource based outdoor recreation. Significant improvements have been made in recent years at Rum River South, Manomin, and Rum River North County Parks.  Information regarding the parks can be found at tel. 763.757.3920.

 

Bunker Hills Regional Park

Highway 242 and Foley Boulevard

Coon Rapids

 

Coon Lake County Park

5450 197th Avenue NE

Wyoming

 

Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park

9750 Egret Boulevard

Coon Rapids

 

East Twin Lakes County Park

9435 Viking Boulevard NW

Burns Township

 

Islands of Peace/ Riverfront Regional Park

5100 East River Road

Fridley

 

Kordiak County Park

1845 49th Avenue NE

Columbia Heights

 

Lake George Regional Park

3100 217th Avenue NW

Oak Grove

 

Locke County Park & Rice Creek West Regional Trail

450 71st Avenue NW

Fridley

 

Martin-Island-Linwood Lakes Regional Park

22480 Martin Lake Road NW

Linwood Township

 

Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Regional Park Reserve

7401 Main Street

Lino Lakes

 

Rum River Central Regional Park

17955 Roanoke Street NW

Ramsey

 

Rum River North County Park

3525 Bridge Street NW

St. Francis

 

Rum River South County Park

3000 Ferry Street North (Highway 47)

Anoka

 

City Parks

The cities within Anoka County recognize that parks, trails, public open space and other recreational opportunities are essential elements in creating a strong sense of community.  For more information on specific parks, amenities and reservations, please contact the individual cityís parks and recreation department.

 

City of Blaine

Parks and Recreation Department

tel. 763.785.6164

 

City of Columbia Heights

Parks and Recreation Department

tel. 763.706.3730

 

City of Fridley

Parks and Recreation Department

tel. 763.572.3570

 

City of Spring Lake Park

Parks and Recreation Department

tel. 763.792.7201






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