Dakota County has many beautiful picnic sites available for your small or large group gathering. Picnic shelters that vary in size and amenities can be reserved at most picnic areas.
Picnicking during COVID-19
Protecting the health and safety of visitors and staff is our priority. We have modified our operations to meet new public health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read our Picnicking During COVID-19 Planning Guide.
Locations with tables and grills
Locations with shelters
Reserve a shelter
You must reserve a picnic shelter. Find out more.