Ramsey County provides active recreation areas at eight county parks and six regional parks.  All maps are PDF format.

Planning Ahead? Park shelters and pavilions can be rented up to one year in advance.

County Parks

The eight county parks are generally lakefront properties offering a variety of outdoor recreation activities, such as boating, picnicking, play areas, and swimming.
1. Beaver Lake 
1050 Edgewater Boulevard, St. Paul
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2. Lake Gervais 
2420 Edgerton Street, Little Canada
3. Island Lake 
3611 North Victoria Street, Shoreview
4. Lake Josephine 
3027 North Lexington Avenue, Roseville
5. Lake McCarrons 
1795 North Rice Street, Roseville
6. Lake Owasso 
370 North Owasso Boulevard, Shoreview

Poplar Lake - (undeveloped) 

7. Turtle Lake 
4979 Hodgson Road, Shoreview

8. White Bear Lake 
5050 Lake Avenue, White Bear Lake

Regional Parks

Ramsey County has six regional parks and five regional trail corridors consisting of over 3,774 acres.   

9 and 10. Bald Eagle-Otter Lakes
5800 Hugo Road, White Bear Township

11. Tamarack Nature Center
5287 Otter Lake Road, White Bear Township
12. Battle Creek 
2300 Upper Afton Road, Maplewood/St. Paul
13. Keller 
2166 Maplewood Drive, Maplewood
14. Long Lake 
1500 Old Highway 8, New Brighton

15. Tony Schmidt 
3500 Lake Johanna Boulevard, Arden Hills
16. Vadnais-Snail Lakes 
4191 Snail Lake Boulevard, Shoreview/Vadnais Heights
17. Vadnais-Sucker Lakes
4500 Rice Street, Vadnais Heights


Ramsey County, as an implementing agency for the Regional Recreation and Open Space System, is responsible for the regional parks and trails. Funding for acquisition and development of these properties is provided from the Metropolitan Council through state and metropolitan area bonds. The State of Minnesota provides limited supplemental funding to assist in the operation and maintenance of these regional park.​​​​​​​​​

Find spaces to be active using Ramsey County's interactive maps.
Ramsey County Parks