Outdoor Experiences

Thanks to our many parks, lakes and green spaces, Minneapolis Northwest is always in season. Maybe you want to work up a sweat in the fresh air, or maybe you want to relax and observe the beauty of nature. Whatever outdoor experience you're looking for in spring, summer, fall and winter, you can find it in Minneapolis Northwest. 

An Itinerary for Adventure Awaiting in Minneapolis Northwest

With only a couple months left before the snow hits, it’s time to have a final fall excursion and start planning potential winter escapades. How about an adventuresome weekend exploring the riverbanks of the Mighty Mississippi, geocaching in our

Hit the Slopes! 6 Ways to Experience a Winter Adventure at Elm Creek Park Reserve

This winter season, enjoy safe, outdoor fun at Elm Creek Park Reserve. It’s the place to be for all kinds of snowy recreation. Take advantage of the miles of trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking, as well as hills for tubing,

Hit the Trails! Our Guide to Biking & Hiking Adventures

Home to hundreds of miles of trails and greenways, Minneapolis Northwest is a perfect place for bikers and hikers who want to enjoy the great outdoors while practicing social distancing. The region has been named one of the country's most

Outdoor Activities

No matter the season, there is always something fun to do. Minneapolis Northwest is home to a number of Minnesota’s 10,000 Lakes, not to mention the Mighty Mississippi.