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City of Maple Plain: Parks & Trails

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Maple Plain is home to 3 parks within its city limits. Additionally, it is located very close to several larger, regional parks owned and operated by the Three Rivers Park District. Residents in Maple Plain enjoy the outdoor amenities and activities that parks in the region provide. The nearby parks include:

Bryantwood Park: A small, neighborhood park intended for children, Bryantwood Park offers a playground, sand play area, and a swing set. A popular location for children in the surrounding neighborhoods, this park is located south of Highway 12 and west of County Road 19.

Northside Park: Maple Plain’s largest community park, the Northside Park is located in the northern section of the city. The park is rich with amenities, offering visitors access to the Don Timpe Baseball Field, a softball field, a half basketball court, BMX jump track, swings, picnic shelter, restrooms, and a playground at the nearby kindergarten. Northside Park’s baseball field makes it a popular destination for competitive games at all levels, and residents can enjoy watching games during the summer months.

Rainbow Park: Another large, community park located in Maple Plain, Rainbow Park offers a wide variety of year-round amenities. It includes tennis courts, a soccer field, a half basketball court, a volleyball court, walking trails, three small ballfields, a playground, a swing set, a picnic shelter, and bathrooms. Additionally, during the winter Rainbow Park features an ice skating rink. Because of its year-round amenities, Rainbow Park is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in the city.

Lake Rebecca Park Reserve: While not located in the city of Maple Plain, the Lake Rebecca Park Reserve is located in the nearby city of Rockford. The Lake Rebecca Park Reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife and natural beauty. As a part of the Three Rivers Park District, the Lake Rebecca Park Reserve is one of the sites that was chosen for a trumpeter swan restoration program. In addition to admiring the beautiful trumpeter swans that make Lake Rebecca their home, visitors can enjoy a wealth of amenities. The Lake Rebecca Park Reserve includes biking, boating, dog trails, fishing, geocaching, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, snowmobiling, a playground, a picnic area, and swimming areas. Just a short drive away, the Lake Rebecca Park Reserve is the perfect choice for all ages.

Baker Park Reserve: The Baker Park reserve is located in the city of Maple Plain. It is located directly on Lake Independence, and offers 2,700 acres of year-round recreation. Activities available within the park are biking, boating, camping, paddling, cross-country skiing, dog trails, dog sledding, fishing, geocaching, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and swimming. In addition to the activities listed, visitors can also enjoy a picnic at one of the picnic shelters, make use of the playground, or take one of many classes that occur throughout the year. The Baker Park Reserve is a massive park, rich with amenities, that is conveniently located directly within the city of Maple Plain.

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