Located 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.
Park closures for November deer hunt
All of Lebanon Hills Regional Park, including all trails, entrance roads and facilities, will be closed for an annual archery deer hunt Nov. 5–7, Nov. 12–14, Nov. 19–21; Monday, all day; Tuesday and Wednesday, 5 a.m.–noon.
Trail use changes May-October 2018
From May-October 2018, several trail segments north of Jensen Lake will be temporarily closed or reassigned during the Northern Natural Gas Easement Enhancement project. See a detailed trail map.
Hours: Daily, 5 a.m.–10 p.m.
Fees: No entrance fees. Trail use fees for cross-country skiing do apply.
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
- Shoreline overlook
- Free parking