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