Washington County Parks

  1. Ash tree removal occurring on the East and West side trails in Lake Elmo Park Reserve

    Ash tree removal is currently occurring on the East and West side trails in Lake Elmo Park Reserve. Ash trees are being removed due to impact of Emerald ash borer and to ensure safety of park users along the trails and borders of the park. Read on...
  2. Historic Courthouse temporarily closed in preparation for improvement project

    Washington County is completing an exterior restoration project on the Historic Courthouse this year. Read on...
  3. Parks Visitor Questionnaire

    We value your input. Take a brief survey to help us with park planning and operations activities. 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

Parks Dashboard

Each tab features various amenities at our Park locations.

Lake Elmo Park Reserve: Open