Parks & Arboretums

Memorial Park-Brainerd
28 acres, 290' softball fields, 200' Bronco field, regulation baseball field/stadium, regulation soccer field, concession stand, picnic tabls & grills, picnic shelter, playground equipment
1700 Mill Avenue
Brainerd, MN 56401
Pillsbury State Forest
Trails meander through heavy forested area consisting of deciduous and coniferous trees. Small lakes & ponds, wildlife, trail system popular with equestrians and mountain bikers, cross country skiers
Pillager, MN 56473
O'Brien Park - Brainerd
4 acres, picnic tables, playground equipment
2424 Pine Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
North Long Lake-Swimming Beach
Swimming Beach on North Long Lake
Brainerd, MN 56401
Buffalo Hills/Lions Park-Brainerd
20 acres, 200' Youth softball field, concession stand, skating rink, lighted hockey rink, warming house, playground, picnic tables, grills
101 Buffalo Hills Lane
Brainerd, MN 56401
Pillager Lake Park
swimming beach, boat launch, playground, picnic tables
1 mile north of Pillager
Pillager, MN 56473
Mississippi River Landing - Brainerd
Boat landing
1201 Evergreen Avenue
Brainerd, MN 56401
Pelican Lake Beach
A public swimming beach is open on Sand Beach Drive. Comfortable benches were added for your beach and ''sunset'' viewing pleasure. There are restroom facilities available on-site.
Breezy Point, MN 56472
Kathio State Park
Mille Lacs Kathio State Park's extensive interpretive/nature programs or get out by yourself and hike on the park's varied trail system.Enjoy cross-country skiing, rivers, lakes and park trails.
15066 Kathio State Park Road
Onamia, MN 56359
Triangle Park - Brainerd
.5 acres, playground
723 Fir Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Pequot Lakes Bands in the Park
Live bands perform weekly during summer months (June - August) 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at band shelter in Trailside Park, Pequot Lakes. Come and enjoy these FREE concerts!
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Kiwanis Park-Brainerd
4 acres, two picnic shelters, picnic tables and grills, two fisihing piers, canoe landing, restrooms, playground, hiking/biking trail
1101 East River Road
Brainerd, MN 56401
Hitch Wayne Park, Brainerd
Sliding Hill
1201 S. 7th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Whipple Beach Recreation Area
14441 Oakwood Drive
Baxter, MN 56425
Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
This refuge is important stop for migrating birds. It harbors one of largest nesting populations of greater sandhill cranes in Minnesota. 13,540 acres hs 2,000 acres of refuge.
19502 Iris Road
Little Falls, MN 56345
Jaycee's Park - Brainerd
35 acres, 200' Bronco field, 250' Pony field, concession stand, restrooms, warming house, skating rink, lighted hockey rink, picnic shelter, picnic tables, skatboard park
1600 Rosewood St.
Brainerd, MN 56401
Northland Arboretum
14250 Conservation Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Corps Crosslake Recreation Area
Situated along the wooded shores of Cross Lake, the Recreation Area allows campers to experience nature within walking distance of local amenities. The lake also offers excellent water recreation.
35507 County Road 66
Crosslake, MN 56442
Bane Park-Brainerd
Includes 200' Bronco field, 250' Pony Field, concession stand, skating rink, lighted hockey rink, warming house, restrooms, playground, picnic tables, grills
1717 S. 7th St.
Brainerd, MN 56401
Lum Park-Brainerd
55 acres, swimming beach, boat landing, fishing pier, disc golf, tables and grills, restrooms, playground, two sand volleyball courts,Parks & Recreation Office & Maintenance Building.
1619 Washington Street NE
Brainerd, MN 56401
Yawkee Park - Swimming Beach
Public Swimming Beach
Crosby, MN 56441
Gregory Park - Brainerd
8.5 acres, 5 lighted tennis courts, basketball court, 2 playground areas, skating rink, warming house, restrooms, picnic tables, historical bandstand, gazebo, memorial trees
424 N. 5th St.
Brainerd, MN 56401
Rice Lake - Swimming Beach, Lum Park
Swimming Beach on Rice Lake, Lum Park, Brainerd.
Brainerd, MN 56401
Don Adamson Football Field-Brainerd
Football field,baseball diamonds, track field, concession stands, Home fields for Brainerd High School athletics.
Brainerd, MN 56401
Crow Wing State Park
Camping, 18 miles of hiking trails, tour the historic Crow Wing town site, and canoe the scenic rivers. Minnesota state park vehicle permit required.
3124 State Park Road
Brainerd, MN 56401
Mill Avenue Park - Brainerd
12 acres, 90' softball field, 200' youth softball field, skating rink, two lighted hockey rinks, warming house, restrooms, picnic area
1401 Mill Avenue
Brainerd, MN 56401
Charles A. Lindbergh State Park
Located on the Mississippi River this 436-acre park where you can fish or canoe the waters of the Mississippi, walk or ski the trails amid grand pines and spacious prairies. Camping available.
1615 Lindbergh Drive South
Little Falls, MN 56345
Mississippi River
The Mississippi River offers water recreation such as fishing and canoeing. Kiwanis Park, Brainerd, has a fishing pier on the Mississippi. Rice Lake is an impoundment created by Potlach dam.
Brainerd, MN 56401
Serpent Lake-Swimming Beach
Public Swiimming Beach and playground.
Crosby, MN 56441