Boom Island Park
8th Ave NE & Sibley St NE
Perfect starting point for bike and boat rides, a city hike or stay to enjoy a family picnic.
On the hill in Farview Park
With a gorgeous view of downtown, Farview is the highest point in Minneapolis west of the river.
Garden of the Seasons
NE of Loring Park Pond Bridge
An elegantly arranged perennial garden in one of Minneapolis’ premier parks.
Orvin "Ole" Olson Park
N of Broadway Bridge on West River Road
Find this tiny park with a spectacular view of DT Minneapolis named for a champion of Elm trees.
Riverside Historical Stairs
N of 1-94 bridge on W River Pkwy
Historic stone steps lead down to a shady lawn overlooking the Mississippi.
Thomas Lowry Park: Colfax Ave S & Douglas Ave
Picnic by cascading pools in this picturesque Lowry Hill neighborhood park.
Powderhorn Park: S shore of lake
The Tea House is an architectural display of the ethnic groups of the Powderhorn neighborhood.
Witch's Hat Water Tower
Tower Hill Park: Clarence Ave SE & Seymour Ave SE
The Witch's Hat is the highest natural spot in the city with a spectacular view of downtown.
Gluek Park Scenic Overlook
Marshall St NE between 22nd & 18th Aves NE
Cook up some brats at this beautifully designed park with views of the great Mississippi River.