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Minnesota has long been known for its natural beauty, so it’s no surprise that the Twin Cities have some of the most beautiful parks around. From the southwest suburbs of Minneapolis to St. Paul’s northeast neighborhoods, you’ll find lush green forests, abundant wildlife, and an extensive system of biking, running and walking trails snaking their way through the metro.
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The Holiday Flower Show (Dec. 2-Jan. 7) at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is looking decidedly pink this year.
The solar eclipse is happening Aug. 21, and we have the best spots to view it in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Roses, tropical plants, day lilies, waterfalls and more can be found at 10 Twin Cities garden favorites.
Wheel Fun Rentals gets locals and visitors biking, paddling and boating around six Twin Cities parks.
After two years of construction, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden celebrates its grand reopening this Saturday, June 10.
With a zoo, gardens, pool, picnic areas, athletic fields and much more, Como Regional Park in St. Paul is one of the best places to play this summer.
Visit Minneapolis' Gold Medal Park and Stone Arch bridge for a day of fun and relaxation.
With 24 acres of landscaped greenery and a 10-acre pond, Centennial Lakes Park is the ultimate place for a relaxing day at the park in the Twin Cities.
Explore the largest park in the Minneapolis park system in nearby suburb of Golden Valley that is filled with fun activities and amenities.
Meet the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs, munch on candy and enjoy other fun activities at these egg hunts throughout the Twin Cities.
Hit the trails at 6 regional and state parks around St. Paul for a day of hiking and outdoor fun.
Home of the famous Falls, Minnehaha Park is also known for its fresh eats and greenery.
Located near the charming town of Stillwater, this park is perfect for tikes under the age of seven. Peppered with teddy bear statues (talk about the perfect photo op) and unique playground equipment, this park is the perfect place to exert some energy.
With access to five lakes, this sprawling park offers hours of recreation, entertainment, and fun.
A natural oasis right in the heart of the city.
A park with a uniquely historic edge.
A popular picnic spot and concert venue in the hip Lowertown neighborhood.
Reconnect with nature at these lush parks that show off Minnesota’s landscape. From wildlife refuges to waterfalls, Twin Cities parks feature awe-inspiring nature scenes that are sure to take your breath away. Image by Todd Buchanan/Greenspring Media Lake Harriet Rose...
Public parks invite you to take in the Twin Cities' natural beauty. Image by stpaulgirl/flickr Pay a visit to some of our within-city-limits parks. While they may be packed into tight quarters, there is no shortage of fun. Chain of Lakes Regional Park Waterfront...