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Northeast: Parks & Trails

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The Northeast community, located in the northeastern section of the city of Minneapolis, is home to a wide array of wonderful parks. Because of its more removed nature, away from the hustle and bustle of the inner city, Northeast is able to provide ample parkland for residents and visitors alike. Whether the parks are passive or active in nature, there is something for everyone within the Northeast community’s parks system. Below is a breakdown of the parks found within each of the Northeast community’s 13 unique neighborhoods.

The Audubon Park neighborhood is home to two parks:

Deming Heights Park: Deming Heights Park is located near the northern end of the Audubon Park Neighborhood and the southern end of the Waite Park Neighborhood. While only partially located within the neighborhood, Deming Heights Park is known for its scenic beauty. A popular destination for weddings, the park features the highest point in the Minneapolis parks system, offering unparalleled views of the Minneapolis skyline. Visitors can also enjoy walking paths, beautiful trees and plant life, and picnic areas for time with the family. Also located at Deming Heights Park is the Elf Door. A popular destination for children, the Elf Door is situated in the bottom of a mature tree and often has shiny trinkets and toys inside for children who visit.

Audubon Park: Audubon Park is located in the heart of the Audubon Park neighborhood sharing its name. At just under 6 acres, Audubon Park is the perfect size for a family gathering or community-wide event. The park includes a basketball court, gardens, picnic area with grill, playground, soccer and softball fields, a tennis area, wading pool, and walking paths. Additionally, the park is home to the Audubon Recreation Center. Open to the community, the recreation center adds a community kitchen, computer lab, craft room, meeting room, and multipurpose room to the park’s list of amenities. With so many amenities and a central location, Audubon Park is a popular destination year-round.

The Beltrami neighborhood is home to just one park:

Beltrami Park: Beltrami Park is just over 8 acres in size and a local favorite destination in the Beltrami Neighborhood. The park is busy throughout the year with its numerous amenities. Beltrami Park hosts a playground, bocce courts, soccer and softball fields, tennis courts, a sand volleyball court and a basketball court. Visitors can also enjoy the wading pool, picnic areas, and restrooms. As one of only a few parks in Minneapolis to offer bocce ball, organized games take place on a weekly basis during the warmer months.

The Bottineau neighborhood is home to three parks. They include:

Edgewater Park: A small, 2.13 acre park located along the banks of the Mississippi River, Edgewater Park is perfect for those desiring a scenic overlook. The park features walking paths and picnic areas in addition to its overlook.

Gluek Park: Gluek Park is located on the western edge of the Bottineau neighborhood, along the edge of the Mississippi River. A popular wedding destination, Gluek Park is known for its scenic beauty. With its river access, walking paths, and picnic areas, Gluek Park is the ideal location for passive recreation.

Bottineau Field Park: Bottineau Field Park is the largest park in Bottineau neighborhood. At 7.18 acres, Bottineau Field Park offers visitors ample opportunities for active outdoor recreation. Amenities include a basketball court, baseball, softball, soccer, and football fields, a sand volleyball court, wading pool, playground, and picnic areas. With its central location within the neighborhood and its rich amenities, Bottineau Field Park is a busy, community destination year-round.

The Columbia Park neighborhood is home to two parks:

Columbia Park: The largest park within the Columbia Park neighborhood, Columbia Park is over 180 acres in size. While 150 acres of the park are taken up by the aforementioned golf course, the remaining 30 acres are packed with amenities. Visitors can enjoy an archery range, cross-country skiing trails, horseshoe pits, a playground, picnic areas, a rugby field, sledding hills, a soccer field, tennis courts, and walking paths. Columbia Park encompasses a significant portion of the neighborhood’s land area and is accessible to all.

Hi-View Park: Hi-View Park derives its name from its high elevation and view of the Minneapolis skyline. At just under 4 acres, Hi-View Park provides a cozy, quiet, park destination for residents. Despite its smaller size, the park features a baseball field, basketball court, horseshoe pits, a playground, wading pool, and a picnic area with a grill. A great destination for a family picnic or to enjoy a sunny afternoon, Hi-View Park is a special location within the neighborhood.

The Holland neighborhood is home to just one park:

Jackson Square Park: Jackson Square Park is the only park located within the Holland neighborhood. At nearly 7 acres, the park contains numerous amenities for visitors to enjoy. Amenities include a basketball court, picnic area, playground, restroom facility, softball field, sand volleyball court, and a wading pool. Perhaps the most notable aspect about the park, however, are its musical sculptures. The park is home to 7 large, interactive, percussion instruments which visitors can utilize. Kids and adults alike can experiment with making music while enjoying time at the park.

The Logan Park neighborhood is home to just one park:

Logan Park: Logan Park is a 10.4-acre park that shares the name of the Logan Park neighborhood in which it resides. An athletic center within the neighborhood, Logan Park is home to many league sports, special events, and pick-up games throughout the year. The park has baseball, softball, soccer, and football fields, basketball and tennis courts, broomball, ice skating, and hockey rinks, a playground, wading pool, and walking paths. Logan Park is active year-round and a key component of the Logan Park neighborhood.

The Marshall Terrace neighborhood is home to one park:

Marshall Terrace Park: Marshall Terrace Park is the only park found within the Marshall Terrace neighborhood. At 6.5 acres, the park offers numerous amenities including baseball and softball fields, a basketball court, picnic area with grill, playground, and a wading pool. Residents enjoy the park’s location along the Mississippi River and the scenic views that it provides.

While the Northeast Park neighborhood does not have any established public parks, it is home to a large collection of ballfields located near the Jim Lupient Water Park. Visitors can utilize these fields for baseball, softball, football, soccer, or frisbee. Additionally, the local neighborhood utilizes this area for community leagues and games.

The Sheridan neighborhood is home to just one park:

Sheridan Memorial Park: Located along the Mississippi River, Sheridan Memorial Park is a peaceful and reflective location. Visitors are encouraged to reflect on the cost of war and remember those who fought for American freedom. The park is home to a large, spherical structure emphasizing the importance of peace, numerous walkways, peace gardens, and markers detailing the ten conflicts in which Minnesotans have served. Sheridan Memorial Park’s serene atmosphere makes it ideal for those desiring passive outdoor recreation.

The St. Anthony East neighborhood is home to just one park:

St. Anthony Park: St. Anthony Park is 5.6 acres in size. Located on the southern end of the St. Anthony East neighborhood, the park is home to a basketball court, playground, softball field, tennis court, and restrooms. Perhaps the most appreciated aspect of the park, however, is its large hill. The hill provides views of the Minneapolis skyline throughout the entire year, and during the winter months it is a very popular sledding hill. The good balance of active and passive recreation at St. Anthony Park makes it perfect for an afternoon picnic or busy day at the park.

The St. Anthony West neighborhood is home to three parks. They include:

Boom Island Park: Boom Island Park is one of the most scenic destinations within the St. Anthony West neighborhood. A 22.5-acre park resting on the banks of the Mississippi River, Boom Island Park is a popular wedding destination or location for a family picnic. It affords incredible views of the river and the Minneapolis skyline. The park features biking and walking paths, a boat dock, picnic area with grill, restroom facility, and a playground. Perhaps the most unique aspect of Boom Island Park, however, is the picturesque lighthouse located along the river bank. While not a working lighthouse, it provides a unique tourist destination and wonderful backdrop for pictures.

BF Nelson Park: BF Nelson Park was named after Benjamin Franklin Nelson, a successful businessman from the area who owned a paper mill and roofing materials business in the 1880’s. The park is just under 12 acres in size and acts as a bridge between Boom Island Park and Nicollet Island. While there are very few amenities within the park, visitors can enjoy the walking paths along the Mississippi River and the Pioneer Statue. The Pioneer Statue is a 23 foot, granite statue depicting a pioneer family of three generations. Built in 1936, the statue is a historical destination and adds to the scenic nature of the area.

Dickman Park: While the smallest park located within the St. Anthony West neighborhood at just over 2 acres, Dickman Park is home to a wide array of amenities. Visitors can enjoy a basketball court, volleyball court, picnic area, playground, restroom facility, horseshoe pits, and a wading pool. The central location and plentiful amenities make Dickman Park a family favorite and great for active outdoor recreation.

Waite Park houses three distinct parks. They include:

Waite Park: A park that shares the name of the neighborhood in which it resides, Waite Park is an 8.88-acre park featuring numerous amenities and programs. Because of its connection to the nearby Waite Community School, many day programs and summer athletic camps take place within the neighborhood. Residents are able to enjoy these programs in addition to the park’s amenities. With a baseball field, basketball court, football field, picnic area with grill, playground, restroom facility, soccer field, softball field, tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, a wading pool, and walking paths, there is something for everyone at Waite Park.

Cavell Park: Cavell Park is a small park located within the Waite Park neighborhood. At 3.6 acres, the park offers a baseball field, basketball court, picnic area, playground, restroom facility, softball field, and tennis courts. While not as large as some of the other parks in the neighborhood, Cavell Park is a great alternative for a quieter, more peaceful park experience.

Deming Heights Park: Deming Heights Park is located near the northern end of the Audubon Park and the southern end of Waite Park. While only partially located within the neighborhood, Deming Heights Park is known for its scenic beauty. A popular destination for weddings, the park features the highest point in the Minneapolis parks system, offering unparalleled views of the Minneapolis skyline. Visitors can also enjoy walking paths, beautiful trees and plant life, and picnic areas for time with the family. Also located at Deming Heights Park is the Elf Door. A popular destination for children, the Elf Door is situated in the bottom of a mature tree and often has shiny trinkets and toys inside for children who visit.

Windom Park is home to one park that shares its name:

Windom Northeast Park: Windom Northeast Park is the only park found within the Windom Park neighborhood. At 8.21 acres, the park boasts a wide variety of active and passive amenities. Visitors can enjoy the baseball/softball field, basketball court, ice skating/hockey/broomball rink, football/soccer fields, picnic area with grill, restroom facility, tennis courts, and a wading pool. Perfect for visitors of all ages and interests, Windom Northeast Park is an integral part of the neighborhood

If you have any questions regarding the city of Minneapolis, the Northeast Community, or if you would like to sell or buy a house in the area, please feel free to visit Twin Cities Property Finder or call 1-800-909-1953.

Post by ● Aug 8, 2015

Northeast: Parks & Trails

Tagged: Community Profiles, Minneapolis Communities, Minneapolis Minnesota, Parks and Trails, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Northeast community, located in the northeastern section of the city of Minneapolis, is home to a wide array of wonderful parks. Because of its more removed nature, away from the hustle and bustle of the inner city, Northeast is able to provide ample parkland for residents and visitors alike. Whether the parks are passive or active in nature, there is something for everyone within the Northeast community’s parks system. Below is a breakdown of the parks found within each of the Northeast community’s 13 unique neighborhoods.

The Audubon Park neighborhood is home to two parks:

Deming Heights Park: Deming Heights Park is located near the northern end of the Audubon Park Neighborhood and the southern end of the Waite Park Neighborhood. While only partially located within the neighborhood, Deming Heights Park is known for its scenic beauty. A popular destination for weddings, the park features the highest point in the Minneapolis parks system, offering unparalleled views of the Minneapolis skyline. Visitors can also enjoy walking paths, beautiful trees and plant life, and picnic areas for time with the family. Also located at Deming Heights Park is the Elf Door. A popular destination for children, the Elf Door is situated in the bottom of a mature tree and often has shiny trinkets and toys inside for children who visit.

Audubon Park: Audubon Park is located in the heart of the Audubon Park neighborhood sharing its name. At just under 6 acres, Audubon Park is the perfect size for a family gathering or community-wide event. The park includes a basketball court, gardens, picnic area with grill, playground, soccer and softball fields, a tennis area, wading pool, and walking paths. Additionally, the park is home to the Audubon Recreation Center. Open to the community, the recreation center adds a community kitchen, computer lab, craft room, meeting room, and multipurpose room to the park’s list of amenities. With so many amenities and a central location, Audubon Park is a popular destination year-round.

The Beltrami neighborhood is home to just one park:

Beltrami Park: Beltrami Park is just over 8 acres in size and a local favorite destination in the Beltrami Neighborhood. The park is busy throughout the year with its numerous amenities. Beltrami Park hosts a playground, bocce courts, soccer and softball fields, tennis courts, a sand volleyball court and a basketball court. Visitors can also enjoy the wading pool, picnic areas, and restrooms. As one of only a few parks in Minneapolis to offer bocce ball, organized games take place on a weekly basis during the warmer months.

The Bottineau neighborhood is home to three parks. They include:

Edgewater Park: A small, 2.13 acre park located along the banks of the Mississippi River, Edgewater Park is perfect for those desiring a scenic overlook. The park features walking paths and picnic areas in addition to its overlook.

Gluek Park: Gluek Park is located on the western edge of the Bottineau neighborhood, along the edge of the Mississippi River. A popular wedding destination, Gluek Park is known for its scenic beauty. With its river access, walking paths, and picnic areas, Gluek Park is the ideal location for passive recreation.

Bottineau Field Park: Bottineau Field Park is the largest park in Bottineau neighborhood. At 7.18 acres, Bottineau Field Park offers visitors ample opportunities for active outdoor recreation. Amenities include a basketball court, baseball, softball, soccer, and football fields, a sand volleyball court, wading pool, playground, and picnic areas. With its central location within the neighborhood and its rich amenities, Bottineau Field Park is a busy, community destination year-round.

The Columbia Park neighborhood is home to two parks:

Columbia Park: The largest park within the Columbia Park neighborhood, Columbia Park is over 180 acres in size. While 150 acres of the park are taken up by the aforementioned golf course, the remaining 30 acres are packed with amenities. Visitors can enjoy an archery range, cross-country skiing trails, horseshoe pits, a playground, picnic areas, a rugby field, sledding hills, a soccer field, tennis courts, and walking paths. Columbia Park encompasses a significant portion of the neighborhood’s land area and is accessible to all.

Hi-View Park: Hi-View Park derives its name from its high elevation and view of the Minneapolis skyline. At just under 4 acres, Hi-View Park provides a cozy, quiet, park destination for residents. Despite its smaller size, the park features a baseball field, basketball court, horseshoe pits, a playground, wading pool, and a picnic area with a grill. A great destination for a family picnic or to enjoy a sunny afternoon, Hi-View Park is a special location within the neighborhood.

The Holland neighborhood is home to just one park:

Jackson Square Park: Jackson Square Park is the only park located within the Holland neighborhood. At nearly 7 acres, the park contains numerous amenities for visitors to enjoy. Amenities include a basketball court, picnic area, playground, restroom facility, softball field, sand volleyball court, and a wading pool. Perhaps the most notable aspect about the park, however, are its musical sculptures. The park is home to 7 large, interactive, percussion instruments which visitors can utilize. Kids and adults alike can experiment with making music while enjoying time at the park.

The Logan Park neighborhood is home to just one park:

Logan Park: Logan Park is a 10.4-acre park that shares the name of the Logan Park neighborhood in which it resides. An athletic center within the neighborhood, Logan Park is home to many league sports, special events, and pick-up games throughout the year. The park has baseball, softball, soccer, and football fields, basketball and tennis courts, broomball, ice skating, and hockey rinks, a playground, wading pool, and walking paths. Logan Park is active year-round and a key component of the Logan Park neighborhood.

The Marshall Terrace neighborhood is home to one park:

Marshall Terrace Park: Marshall Terrace Park is the only park found within the Marshall Terrace neighborhood. At 6.5 acres, the park offers numerous amenities including baseball and softball fields, a basketball court, picnic area with grill, playground, and a wading pool. Residents enjoy the park’s location along the Mississippi River and the scenic views that it provides.

While the Northeast Park neighborhood does not have any established public parks, it is home to a large collection of ballfields located near the Jim Lupient Water Park. Visitors can utilize these fields for baseball, softball, football, soccer, or frisbee. Additionally, the local neighborhood utilizes this area for community leagues and games.

The Sheridan neighborhood is home to just one park:

Sheridan Memorial Park: Located along the Mississippi River, Sheridan Memorial Park is a peaceful and reflective location. Visitors are encouraged to reflect on the cost of war and remember those who fought for American freedom. The park is home to a large, spherical structure emphasizing the importance of peace, numerous walkways, peace gardens, and markers detailing the ten conflicts in which Minnesotans have served. Sheridan Memorial Park’s serene atmosphere makes it ideal for those desiring passive outdoor recreation.

The St. Anthony East neighborhood is home to just one park:

St. Anthony Park: St. Anthony Park is 5.6 acres in size. Located on the southern end of the St. Anthony East neighborhood, the park is home to a basketball court, playground, softball field, tennis court, and restrooms. Perhaps the most appreciated aspect of the park, however, is its large hill. The hill provides views of the Minneapolis skyline throughout the entire year, and during the winter months it is a very popular sledding hill. The good balance of active and passive recreation at St. Anthony Park makes it perfect for an afternoon picnic or busy day at the park.

The St. Anthony West neighborhood is home to three parks. They include:

Boom Island Park: Boom Island Park is one of the most scenic destinations within the St. Anthony West neighborhood. A 22.5-acre park resting on the banks of the Mississippi River, Boom Island Park is a popular wedding destination or location for a family picnic. It affords incredible views of the river and the Minneapolis skyline. The park features biking and walking paths, a boat dock, picnic area with grill, restroom facility, and a playground. Perhaps the most unique aspect of Boom Island Park, however, is the picturesque lighthouse located along the river bank. While not a working lighthouse, it provides a unique tourist destination and wonderful backdrop for pictures.

BF Nelson Park: BF Nelson Park was named after Benjamin Franklin Nelson, a successful businessman from the area who owned a paper mill and roofing materials business in the 1880’s. The park is just under 12 acres in size and acts as a bridge between Boom Island Park and Nicollet Island. While there are very few amenities within the park, visitors can enjoy the walking paths along the Mississippi River and the Pioneer Statue. The Pioneer Statue is a 23 foot, granite statue depicting a pioneer family of three generations. Built in 1936, the statue is a historical destination and adds to the scenic nature of the area.

Dickman Park: While the smallest park located within the St. Anthony West neighborhood at just over 2 acres, Dickman Park is home to a wide array of amenities. Visitors can enjoy a basketball court, volleyball court, picnic area, playground, restroom facility, horseshoe pits, and a wading pool. The central location and plentiful amenities make Dickman Park a family favorite and great for active outdoor recreation.

Waite Park houses three distinct parks. They include:

Waite Park: A park that shares the name of the neighborhood in which it resides, Waite Park is an 8.88-acre park featuring numerous amenities and programs. Because of its connection to the nearby Waite Community School, many day programs and summer athletic camps take place within the neighborhood. Residents are able to enjoy these programs in addition to the park’s amenities. With a baseball field, basketball court, football field, picnic area with grill, playground, restroom facility, soccer field, softball field, tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, a wading pool, and walking paths, there is something for everyone at Waite Park.

Cavell Park: Cavell Park is a small park located within the Waite Park neighborhood. At 3.6 acres, the park offers a baseball field, basketball court, picnic area, playground, restroom facility, softball field, and tennis courts. While not as large as some of the other parks in the neighborhood, Cavell Park is a great alternative for a quieter, more peaceful park experience.

Deming Heights Park: Deming Heights Park is located near the northern end of the Audubon Park and the southern end of Waite Park. While only partially located within the neighborhood, Deming Heights Park is known for its scenic beauty. A popular destination for weddings, the park features the highest point in the Minneapolis parks system, offering unparalleled views of the Minneapolis skyline. Visitors can also enjoy walking paths, beautiful trees and plant life, and picnic areas for time with the family. Also located at Deming Heights Park is the Elf Door. A popular destination for children, the Elf Door is situated in the bottom of a mature tree and often has shiny trinkets and toys inside for children who visit.

Windom Park is home to one park that shares its name:

Windom Northeast Park: Windom Northeast Park is the only park found within the Windom Park neighborhood. At 8.21 acres, the park boasts a wide variety of active and passive amenities. Visitors can enjoy the baseball/softball field, basketball court, ice skating/hockey/broomball rink, football/soccer fields, picnic area with grill, restroom facility, tennis courts, and a wading pool. Perfect for visitors of all ages and interests, Windom Northeast Park is an integral part of the neighborhood

If you have any questions regarding the city of Minneapolis, the Northeast Community, or if you would like to sell or buy a house in the area, please feel free to visit Twin Cities Property Finder or call 1-800-909-1953.

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