Washington County Parks

  1. Middle St. Croix Valley Regional Trail Master Plan Open House scheduled for April 13

    Washington County is hosting an open house for the Middle St. Croix Valley Regional Trail master plan – a future multiuse trail that will run through eastern Washington County from Downtown Afton to the St. Croix Boom Site in Stillwater. Read on...
  2. Ski passes no longer required for use of cross country ski trails this season

    Due to the deteriorating conditions of the ski trails and lack of ability to groom because of rising temperatures, Washington County will no longer require ski passes for use of cross country ski trails this season. Read on...
  3. Temporary trail closures in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park

    Habitat restoration projects are occurring throughout Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park this winter. Read on...
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Washington County consists of six regional parks, one county park, two regional trails, and one historic courthouse site. Our parks provide a gateway to scenic landscapes and treasured natural resources, unique to the Twin Cities region. With more than 4,700 acres of parkland, there are a variety of ways to discover and enjoy the outdoors. A vehicle permit is required to enter our parks.

To learn more about each of our parks and what they have to offer, visit our facilities page

  1. Parks Dashboard

The tabbed menu below shows the status of various amenities at our Park locations.

  1. Archery Range
  1. Beach
  1. Boat Launch
  1. Equestrian Trails
  1. Modern Campground
  1. Play Structure
  1. Swim Pond