Dakota County Parks is building on more than 50 years of providing high-quality recreational and educational opportunities in harmony with natural resource preservation.
Our family of parks offers diverse recreation opportunities that allow you to enjoy the outdoors and stay active year-round. Immerse yourself in nature, find a new passion, embrace the snow, test your endurance, make memories that will last a lifetime.
Dakota County is full of high-quality natural resources and protected areas that are home to a variety of plants and animals. Our trail and greenway systems connect communities to our rivers, prairies, forests, lakes, bluffs and wetlands. Take in the landscapes, native plants and river vistas. Nature is never far away.