Welcome to Coon Rapids, Minnesota!

Travel to Coon Rapids – for all our residents and visitors alike – we offer a unique combination of urban excitement and small town friendliness. Coon Rapids also hosts a North Star Commuter Rail Station for easy access to Minneapolis.

Recreational activities abound in Coon Rapids with Bunker Hills Regional Park, Bunker Hills golf course, Bunker Beach water park and Bunker Park Stable. Visitors can also enjoy our softball and baseball fields, tennis and basketball courts, hiking and biking trails, skateboard parks, fishing, boating and more! Be sure to check out Coon Rapids’ 4th of July festivities too!

If you’re looking to shop, don’t miss the Riverdale Village Shopping Center.

Don’t miss the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area – the National Park Service natural wonder that runs through Coon Rapids and stretches for 72 miles.

Coon Rapids Map

Things to Do in Coon Rapids

Upcoming Coon Rapids Events

Coon Rapids 4th of July Celebration
Coon Rapids 4th of July Celebration Jul 3, 2021 -Jul 4, 2021

Organizers of the Coon Rapids 4th of July Community Celebration are tentatively planning for an awesome event,  July 3 and 4, 2021.

The tentative plans are as follows:


July 3, 2021


  • Carnival starting at noon (rides, games, food trucks) until 11 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. Parade
  • 6 p.m. Car Show ($5 entrance fee at the gate; money raised goes to ACBC Food Shelf)


July 4, 2021


  • 8 a.m. 5K run – Sign-up information for the 5K will be posted here soon! All registration and payment materials will be online.
  • 9:30 a.m.  Kids Fun Run
  • Noon – midnight: Carnival
  • 6 p.m. – Live music featuring the Rockin’ Hollywoods
  • 10 p.m. – Fireworks


All COVID-19 protocols and guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health will be put in place for this event. Current guidelines will be assessed based on State mandates at the time of the event.

The 10K and firefighter Bingo tent will not take place in 2021 due to COVID-19 safety protocols.

Parade Route Map
Map of event grounds with parking
Emergency Weather Plan

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding-Women's Summer Workshops
Stand Up Paddle Boarding-Women’s Summer Workshops Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park June 19, 2021
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park June 24, 2021
The Summer Concert Series
The Summer Concert Series Performance Pavilion, Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park June 24, 2021 - June 25, 2021

Places to Stay in Coon Rapids

Baymont by Wyndham – Coon Rapids

8965 Springbrook Dr
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

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Quality Inn – Coon Rapids

9052 University Ave NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

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AmericInn by Wyndham – Coon Rapids

3430 Northdale Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

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Places to Eat in Coon Rapids