Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park

Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Now Open!

Come check out the new trails, playground, and fishing opportunities! 

Park Improvements:

  • New pavement on entrance road and parking lots
  • Parking capacity increased
  • New playground
  • Trails added for new hiking opportunities
  • Electronic pay station for permit sales
  • Park entrance road relocated to Keats Ave/Co Rd 19
  • Improvements to prevent erosion and future flooding
    • The Central Draw Storage Facility Overflow Project was built in partnership with the South Washington Watershed District.


Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park consists of 515 acres of hills and dramatic, heavily wooded ravines with occasional clearings of prairie and old field. This varied topography and landscape creates an unusual variety of vegetation and habitats. Look for grouse, ermine, cottontail rabbits, deer and a number of bird species, including the pileated woodpecker.

Vehicle permits are required for all vehicles entering the park.

Park Facilities and Activities

  • Hiking Trails 
  • Paved Trails 
  • Picnic Pavilion (Not reservable)
  • Play Structure