Hours: Daily, 5 a.m.–10 p.m. (Schaar's Bluff Gathering Center public lobby closed due to COVID-19)
Address: 8395 127th Street East, Hastings, MN 55033 (Driving directions)
Admission and parking: Free
Enjoy the feel of northern Minnesota from this scenic park that overlooks the Mississippi River.
A rest stop along the Great River Road, Spring Lake Park Reserve is the "hidden jewel" of the Upper Mississippi River Valley.
Park closed for deer hunt
The Schaar's Bluff area and Mississippi River Greenway will be open during hunt closures.
- Nov. 12–15, Nov. 19–22, all day archery hunt
Dakota County manages deer populations in its parks by using controlled hunts. Controlling deer populations contributes to natural reforestation and reduces damage to agricultural crops and landscaping.
Maps: Summer Map Winter Map
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