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

  • Bird Hike - 9:00 to 10:00 AM - Meet at Playground

Hardwood Creek Regional Trail

  • Self-Guided hiking, biking, in-line skating, and horseback riding along converted railroad line connecting communities of Hugo, Forest Lake, and Wyoming (9.5 miles) of paved trail; adjacent turf trail for horseback riding

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. BUGS! Presented by Bruce the Bug Guy at the outdoor amphitheater in the modern campground. 45 minute program

Pine Point Regional Park

  • Fitness Hike - 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park

Campfire Program ~ 7:15 p.m. Raptors, presented by Carpenter Nature Center at the outdoor amphitheater in the modern campground. 45 minute program