Parks & Trails

Want to hang out at the beach? Hike in the woods? Picnic with friends? With over 40 parks to choose from, Chisago Lakes can sate your yearning for the outdoors. We’ve got neighborhood parks, beaches, and miles of wilderness trails. Land or water. We’ve got you covered. The Chisago Lakes Water Trail offers 13 miles of paddling on 10 lakes. The St. Croix River is a mecca for canoeing and kayaking. The Swedish Immigrant Trail offers 20 miles of hard surface for biking and walking. And the state park systems, Wild River State Park and Minnesota Interstate State Park, offer over 40 miles of trails to enjoy, along with camping and cabins for an overnight stay.
Allemansrätt Park
Nature Trails, Camping.
31316 N Olinda Trail
Lindstrom, MN 55045
(651) 257-0620
Beach Park
This is a 3-acre park located on South Lindstrom Lake, at the West end of Newell Avenue (South and West of the Karl & Kristina statute). It features a sand swimming beach, a daytime only boat dock, a fishing pier, pavilion, picnic tables, grills, sand volleyball, play structure with handicap transfer stations and swings. The Park provides wintertime access for ice fishing. Paved paths and parking are handicap accessible.
South Lindstrom Lake
Lindstrom , MN 55045
(651) 257-0620
Chisago Lakes Water Trail
13 miles of paddling on 10 Lakes. Chisago City, Lindstrom and Center City Lakes.
(651) 257-0620
Chuckie Lundquist Park
Skateboard Park, Trails
10940 Stinson Avenue
Chisago City, MN 55013
(651) 257-4162
Franconia Sculpture Park
Located in the scenic St. Croix River Valley, Franconia Sculpture Park is a nonprofit arts organization operating a 43-acre outdoor sculpture park, active artist residency, and community arts programming.
29836 St. Croix Trail
Shafer , Minnesota 55074
(612) 257-6668
Interstate State Park MN
Nature Trails, Camping, Boating on the St. Croix River.
307 Milltown Road
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
(651) 465-5711
Ki-Chi-Saga Park
South Center and Linn Lake. Karl Oskar House, Athletic Fields, Trails, Picnic Shelters.
9101 Glader Blvd
Lindstrom, MN 55045
(888) 234-1246
Lindstrom Historical Walking Tour
Stroll the streets of America’s Little Sweden
Lindstrom Lions Park
Playground, Bandstand, Picnic Shelter.
13292 Sylvan Avenue
Lindstrom, MN 55045
(651) 257-0620
Ojiketa Regional Park
On Green Lake. Cabins, Camping, Trails, Dock, Event Center.
27500 Kirby Avenue
Chisago City, MN 55013
(651) 257-4162
Paradise Park
On Chisago Lake. Beach, Playground, Picnic Pavilion.
11031 Stinson Ave
Chisago City, MN 55013
(651) 257-4162
Rotary Park
On School Lake. Trail, Picnic Shelter.
10340 Liberty Lane
Chisago City, MN 55013
(651) 257-4162
Snowmobile Trails
Wild River Snowmobile Club
(651) 583-2060
Swedish Barn Quilt Trail
Follow the trail of large, colorful quilt squares on buildings along the Highway 8 corridor from Chisago City to Taylors Falls.
Swedish Circle Tour
Learn of the rich Swedish Heritage while traveling the towns in the area.
Swedish Immigrant Regional Trail
Enjoy this beautiful, multi use trail. Segments complete in Chisago City, Lindstrom and Shafer.
Taylors Falls Lions Park
Trails, Boat Landing, Picnic Tables.
Chisago St (County Rd 16)
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
(651) 465-5133
Vilhelm Moberg Park & Band Shell
Trails, Picnic Shelters, Boat Launch, Camping and Cabins. Enjoy the many smaller parks in the area with playgrounds, picnic tables and other amenities.
39797 Park Trail
Center City, MN 55012
(651) 583-2125