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Jensen Lake Trailhead

lebanon-hills-jensen-trail.jpgLocated in the center of the largest park in Dakota County, the Jensen Lake Trailhead hosts a large, shaded picnic area and provides access to miles of wooded hiking trails, a scenic canoe route, and ski touring trails in Lebanon Hills Regional Park. (Map and Driving Directions)

Picnic shelter, restrooms, and children's play area are handicap accessible.

Bring your own canoe, kayak or paddleboard or rent one from us.

Trail closure on Jensen Lake loop starting Nov. 11
Starting Nov. 11, the south side of the Jensen Lake loop, including intersections, 2, 3, 4 and 10, will be closed as maintenance crews install several small segments of boardwalk. The section will be closed through about mid-December. See map.

Hours: Daily, 5 a.m.–10 p.m.

Fees: No entrance fees. Trail use fees for cross-country skiing do apply.

Trail conditions

Trail maps: Summer Winter


  • More than 14 miles of summer hiking trails
  • More than seven miles of winter hiking/snowshoeing trails
  • More than 12 miles of ski touring trails
  • Canoe route access
  • Children’s playground
  • Fire ring  (Firewood Restrictions)
  • Picnic shelter
  • Large picnic area
  • Restrooms
  • Shoreline overlook
  • Free parking


Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding Cross-Country Skiing
Dog On-Leash​ Ice Fishing
Fishing Snowshoeing
Play Areas​
Recreational Bonfire

Last updated: 11/9/2015 8:49 AM