Akin Riverside Park
City of Anoka Parks and Recreation
The Anoka Historic Rum River Regional Trail runs through the park and a footbridge crosses the Rum River. Visitors can see the historic Eastman Amphitheater and stone house from the footbridge. The park also has numerous exhibits that describe the area’s history. An interpretive exhibit at a storm water retention pond describes how the pond processes storm water preserving the quality of water flowing into the Rum River. There are also two fishing platforms, a boat launch, playground, and picnic tables/shelters and grills within this urban park.
Hours: 6 a.m. through 11 p.m., unless posted otherwise.
Contact Information: Call the City of Anoka Parks & Recreation at (763) 576-2980 for more information.
Sites Nearby: Peninsula Point Two Rivers Historical Park
Did You Know?
At Lake Onalaska, near LaCrosse WI, the Mississippi River is about 4 miles wide. The combination of water held behind Lock and Dam #7 and water held by damming the Black River form this broad reach of the Mississippi River.