• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Battle Creek Regional Park

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation
Winthrop Street, St Paul, MN 55119 or 2300 Upper Afton Road, Maplewood/St. Paul

 
 
A picnic table sits on a green grassy lawn beneath a towering white sandstone bluff.

Battle Creek has a picnic area amidst sandstone bluffs.

Overview
Battle Creek Regional Park consists of 1,840 acres of natural area located just outside a highly developed urban environment. Extensive areas of woods, wetlands, and grassland attract many species of wildlife. Trails offer visitors the opportunity to see many species of wildlife including deer, fox, herons, egrets and hawks, along with the beauty of the natural plant communities. Picnic shelters are available with one large pavilion accommodating groups of up to 500 people. The pavilion and picnic shelters are available for reservations.

There is a newly developed mountain biking trail, Winthrop Street Mountain Biking Site, with 3.3 miles of multi-use trials and 3.3 miles of single track mountain biking use.

Activities: Biking, Creative Play, Hiking, Public Transit Bus Access, Picnicking, Cross Country Skiing.

Hours: Trails open daily from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. Call for more information.

Contact Information: Call the Ramsey County Parks at (651) 748-2500.

 

 
 
 

Did You Know?

Mussels, One being in a person's hand

Certain freshwater mussels can live to more than 100 years in the right conditions. This lifespan is one of the longest for any creature on earth.