Outdoor Recreation
There are 18 attractions
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum features more than 1,000 acres of magnificent gardens, model landscapes, and natural areas-from woodlands and wetlands to prairie-with extensive collections of northern-hardy plants. Tour the Arboretum on 12.5 miles of garden paths and hiking trails. Walk the close gardens and bike, walk or drive Three-Mile Drive to see more gardens and collections.

Mississippi River Paddle Share

A new and exciting recreational and transportation opportunity for people who have some kayaking experience, don’t own a boat, and want a safe and enjoyable river experience. This is a first of its kind in a national park and in the country.

National Sports Center

The National Sports Center is the world’s largest amateur sports and meeting facility. The NSC campus operates over 100 unique programs and events in a variety of sports as well as hosting numerous national and international competitions annually that in total draws over 4 million visitors a year.

Nice Ride Minnesota

Nice Ride is the Twin Cities’ bike share system. Simply take a bike when you need one and return it to any station when you arrive at your destination and check out another one for the return trip. It’s quick, easy and affordable.

Pine Tree Apple Orchard

At Pine Tree Orchard they are committed to growing and providing the highest quality fruit in a sustainable environment. If you are looking for fresh, locally grown apples and strawberries then look no further than Pine Tree Apple Orchard. During the fall they offer weekend entertainment, pony rides, wagon rides, and a corn maze; pick your own pumpkins, a large variety of apples, homemade bakery products, caramel apples, fresh cider, gifts and more!

Welch Village

Welch Village is Minnesota’s premier skiing and snowboarding destination. They offer 60 runs, 9 chairlifts and 140 acres of skiable terrain.

Wheel Fun Rentals

Explore miles of winding paved trails with the entire family on your modern carriage, the Surrey, or enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Como while commandeering a kayak or pedal boat. Be it by land or lake, you’ll be able to enjoy the many recreational opportunities with Wheel Fun Rentals at the most beautiful park in the Minneapolis – Saint Paul area.

Wild Mountain

Wild Mountain offers a tradition of year round outdoor family fun. Nestled in the scenic St. Croix Valley near the historic river town of Taylors Falls, MN you are minutes away from a vast array of fun and exciting activities. Come for a day, or pack your bags and stay a while – adventure awaits in every season!