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The city of Anoka is rich with history, beautiful parks, and two flowing rivers. The historic downtown is filled with wonderful shops, services, and restaurants that provide a truly unique experience.
The Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park is one of the most popular parks in the north metro. The park is a year-round destination, for picnicking, boating, fishing, walking and bicycling.
COON RAPIDS DAM
In Fridley you are never far from the Mississippi River …where transit, nature, and active urban living come together.
Explore a heritage trail, historic mill museum and Stone Arch Bridge, stunning library, performing arts and professional sports venues, shopping, and dining all in convenient downtown Minneapolis
People walking and cycling love the University: the historic knoll, Dinkytown, Weisman Art Museum, and river gorge views and paths.
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Minnehaha Falls offers something for everyone: inspiring waterfall, spiritually significant Coldwater Springs, live music, food and picnics, exceptional playgrounds, creek trails, and a riverside dog park.
Explore the historic fort and museum with stunning views of the gorge and the Twin Cities, and descend to the state park and nature center.
Experience St. Paul's Great River Passage where the urban ecology of a 'working river' is closely woven together with parks, trails, and greenspace in a vital, diverse, and urban, natural river valley.
DOWNTOWN ST. PAUL
Situated at the scenic confluence of the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers, Hastings boasts a historic downtown and a range of recreational activities including boating, picnicking, and strolling along a shoreline trail.