With tons of lakes and the Mississippi River, it's easy to enjoy the water on a boat in Minneapolis Northwest. Especially during the spectacular summer months, take advantage of waterskiing, tubing, fishing, or just relaxing under the sun. 

Boating Resources


Minnesota may have 10,000 lakes, but they’re not all found up north. Right here in Minneapolis Northwest, visitors can take advantage of several pristine bodies of water.


Did you know that Minnesota has 90,000 miles of shoreline? That's more than California, Florida and Hawaii combined!  And that's a lot of water to fish on.

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park (formerly Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park) provides a variety of opportunities for outdoor exploration and adventure. This unique park is defined by the Mississippi River and features 160 acres of amazing scenery to bike, hike, fish and more.