Explore Washington County Parks on June 1

All Washington County Parks are free to enter this day! Check out the schedule of planned outdoor recreation and educational programs below:

Big Marine Park Reserve

Family Fishing 
Registration Required
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m.

Minnesota Trout Unlimited and Trout in the Classroom is excited to offer Family Fishing Programs in partnership with Washington County Parks.

Learn how to set up a rod, put bait on the hook, cast like a pro, take fish off the hook and learn about different kinds of fish and different ways to catch them! At least one adult is required per family. MN fishing license required for ages 16+.

Historic Courthouse

Spokes & Folks: The Evolution of Bikes and Trails in Washington County Exhibit   Grand Opening

Minnesota is considered the second most bike-friendly state in the United States, with residents riding bikes as a pastime, a mode of transport, a physical activity and a sport. To celebrate the amazing and varied history of the bicycles and to highlight the vast network of trails and paths in Washington County, including the history of rails to trails, the Washington County Historic Courthouse is hosting an exhibit Spokes & Folks: The Evolution of Bikes and Trails in Washington County, which will open June 1 and run through 2019.

Lake Elmo Park Reserve

Campfire Program - 7:15 p.m.
Warner Nature Center will be bringing a Barred Owl at the outdoor amphitheater in the modern campground. 45 minute program. 

Pine Point Regional Park

Fitness Hike - 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
It’s time to take your workout outdoors! Enjoy beautiful park views while reaping the benefits of nature with a guided fitness hike at Pine Point Regional Park. Moving your body (outdoors specifically) naturally decreases your heart rate and blood pressure, lowers stress, and increases energy, stamina and confidence.

Guided hikes offer a complete outdoor experience with strength and fitness challenges offered along the way. Guide Liz Westerhaus will help you customize your experience based on your fitness level.

St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park

Campfire Program - 7:15 p.m.
Join Washington County Library at the outdoor amphitheater for a story and crafts to make your own nature bracelet! 45 minute program.