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Whitetail Woods Regional Park

whitetail-woods-regional-park.JPGHours: Daily, 5 a.m.-10 p.m.
Phone: 952-891-7000
Address: 17100 Station Trail, Farmington, MN 55044 (Driving directions)

Maps: Summer Map Winter Map

Dakota County’s newest park, 456-acre Whitetail Woods Regional Park, is located in Empire Township in the center of Dakota County, one mile north of the Vermillion River.

The park is bordered by the Vermillion Highlands Modified Wildlife Management Area to the east and the Vermillion River Wildlife and Aquatic Management areas to the south. Privately owned property lies directly north of the park.  The University of Minnesota’s UMORE Park is located to the northeast and east of the park.

Trails closed during restoration projects
Natural resource restoration projects will be ongoing.  This will result in temporary closures on hiking trails.  Signage and barricades will be placed on the trail during the closures.  Closures should be infrequent and short term.  There will be no trail closures on weekends.​​

Park Ordinance

Trail Conditions




Camper Cabins​ Camper Cabins
Dog On-Leash Cross Country Skiing​
Geocaching​ Dog On-Leash
Hiking Hiking
Nature Play Sledding
Picnicking Snowshoeing
Recreational Bonfire​

Last updated: 10/13/2016 4:39 AM