Locke Park, Dog Park, Rice Creek West Regional Trail

Category: Parks | Destination: Fridley

840 - 71st Avenue NE
Fridley, MN
P: 763-757-3920

Located in the City of Fridley, Locke County Park can be accessed from the University Avenue service road (which runs in front of Columbia Arena) just south of 73rd Avenue. The park's entrance road runs along the north side of Columbia Arena. Rice Creek West Regional Trail runs through Locke County Park.

The park offers users many facilities and attractions within easy walking distance. Picnic pavilion #1 and restrooms are very close to the play equipment and paved hiking/biking trail. The trail traverses down into the scenic Rice Creek valley.

Locke Park, Dog Park, Rice Creek West Regional Trail
Locke Park, Dog Park, Rice Creek West Regional Trail
Locke Park, Dog Park, Rice Creek West Regional Trail
Locke Park, Dog Park, Rice Creek West Regional Trail

Riverfront Regional Park

Category: Parks | Destination: Fridley

5100 East River Road
Fridley, MN 55432
P: 763-767-3920

Riverfront contains 139-acres and is one of the many open greenspaces along the Mississippi River. Paved trails now connect with the Minneapolis Park System trails to the south and reach as far north as Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park. During certain times of the year, various bird species can be seen on their migratory journey along the Mississippi River. The Riedel Farm Estate is a popular choice for weddings, family reunions, and company retreats.

Also featured in this park are pavilions, scenic overlooks, boat launch to the Mississippi, and playground.

Riverfront Regional Park
Riverfront Regional Park
Riverfront Regional Park
Riverfront Regional Park

Commons Park

Category: Parks | Destination: Fridley

555 61st Avenue NE
Fridley, MN 55432
P: 763-572-3570

This enclosed picnic shelter in beautiful Commons Park offers an indoor restroom, electricity, heat and running water. Inside capacity is approximately 30. Grill and waste receptacles are available. Commons Park offers a variety of year-round recreation and leisure opportunities, and boasts the city's largest playground. The enclosed picnic shelter also has an attached open-air shelter.

Commons Park
Commons Park
Commons Park

Manomin County Park

Category: Parks | Destination: Fridley

6666 East River Road
Fridley, MN

The 15-acre Manomin County Park, at the confluence of Rice Creek and the Mississippi River, is home to a wide-array of wildlife including many birds, gray heron, and more.

This beautiful location provides a scenic setting for the historic Banfill Tavern building which houses the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts. The park features a period-style picnic gazebo, benches, tables, lighting and observation deck. It is a popular site for family gatherings, graduation parties, and weddings during the summer. Shoreline fishing is available along Rice Creek and the Mississippi River.

Manomin County Park
Manomin County Park
Manomin County Park
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