• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Riverside Park

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
2820 8th St. S Minneapolis, MN 55406

 
 
Riverside Park

Overview
There are several parks named "Riverside Park" within the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area corridor. The one featured here is in Minneapolis not too far from the downtown area. Riverside Park is a neighborhood park with something for everyone. The park has a nice view of the Mississippi Gorge and a large grassy area. Also look for summer programs called Summer Playground, running from June 18th to August 24th.

Activities: Picnicking, biking, hiking, softball, basketball, playground, wading pool, tennis courts, volleyball, and a 1.6 acre dog park (permit required).

Hours: 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m., unless otherwise posted.

Contact Information: Call the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board at (612) 230-6400.

 

 
Sites Nearby: Mississippi Gorge Regional Park, East River Flats Park
 
 

Did You Know?

The wide Mississippi River

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.