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Elm Creek Park Reserve

12400 James Deane Pkwy, Maple Grove, MN 55369-4726
+1 763-694-7894
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Waaaaay to crouded

1000 people to a little patch of water... not so much.... there wasn't a parking space to be had... read more

Reviewed today
Shelly E
Big Lake, Minnesota
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Family friendly

I have been goimg here for atleast 20 years. It is always a great experience! If it is going to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristin K
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12400 James Deane Pkwy, Maple Grove, MN 55369-4726
+1 763-694-7894
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Reviewed today via mobile

1000 people to a little patch of water... not so much.... there wasn't a parking space to be had Within a quarter mile... all those people in that little patch of water could not be good. Ick.

Thank Shelly E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been goimg here for atleast 20 years. It is always a great experience! If it is going to be a hot day, get there early to get a parking spot for the beach. Otherwise take an uber if you know it is going...More

Thank Kristin K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Family loves this park. There are tons to do and we go 5-8 times a month. The kids really love the play area and the swimming pond. Season pass is very reasonable but get there early if you want a spot in the shade.

Thank FamilyFun244
Reviewed 29 May 2017

It may be a great park but the people who hold events with loudspeakers & music turnedup are totally disrespectful to the people who live in this area. No consideration. That we might want to enjoy our backyards. N

Thank Maggie H
Reviewed 6 May 2017

a very nice par and nature preserve. Lots of green space and a good bit of natural beauty as well. Lots of areas to relax and to hike, trail and bike too.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 6 April 2017

this park has a lot going on. spring/summer/fall there is hiking, biking, swimming beach, playground, a nature area, and a group camp area. in the winter there is tubing, sliding, cross country skiing, hiking, snow shoeing, and some snowmobile trails

Thank Daveptaz
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We've lived in Maple Grove for 20+ years now and whenever I consider what it is I love about our community, Elm Creek Park Reserve quickly comes to mind! In every single season, there is something fun to take advantage of and it provides the...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Went here for my first Spring visit of the season. Although the grass isn't green yet nor are the flowers are blooming, the fresh air and peaceful surroundings of the Elm Creek Park Reserve are the best in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis. This park...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I love this park! We go there for many different activities! Great trails for Snowmobiling, Biking, Hiking, and Walking! The beach and swimming area is great! The kids playground is amazing! The Snow Tubbing is so much fun! Check this park out! You will not...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

You name it, you can do it at Elm Creek Park Reserve. It's a place where families can enjoy all Minnesota has to offer without denting your wallet. Whether it's hiking, biking, skiing, sledding, there is no shortage of activities here. With easy access, this...More

1  Thank Todd V
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