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Mark McCabe named Director of Parks & Recreation

McCabe will oversee the county's comprehensive system of parks, trails, open space and recreation facilities.

Posted on
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 2:36 p.m.

6th annual chili open golf classic

The annual chili golf classic is open to all players including professionals. Only one pro per team. Men play from white tees and women play from red tees. 

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 9:03 a.m.

Controlled deer hunts begin Oct. 5 in seven Ramsey County parks

Ramsey County Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Metro Bowhunters Resource Base, will again conduct controlled archery deer hunts this fall throughout the county parks system.

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Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 3:00 p.m.

Zebra mussels confirmed in two Ramsey County lakes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Bald Eagle Lake and Lake Johanna in Ramsey County.

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Friday, August 24, 2018 - 1:44 p.m.

Waterworks closes Aug. 26, beaches unguarded Aug. 20 through Labor Day

All beaches will be unguarded beginning Aug. 20 but will remain open with swim buoys in place through Labor Day.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 9:24 a.m.

Starry Stonewort Trek August 18

Join experts in the Soil and Conservation division of Parks & Recreation in a hunt for the newest invasive aquatic species in Minnesota. 

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Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 4:00 p.m.

New sensory-friendly hour available select dates at Battle Creek Waterworks

Ramsey County is partnering with the Autism Society of Minnesota (AUSM) to create sensory-friendly hours at Battle Creek Waterworks.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 12:00 p.m.

Rice Creek North Regional Trail community meetings

Attend a meeting to discuss Parks & Recreation's master plan for the Rice Creek North Regional Trail.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.

Free summer events in county parks

Enjoy guided programs throughout the summer months in Ramsey County's regional and county parks. Activities are led by Parks & Recreation staff or specialists.

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Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:02 a.m.

Lifeguard service begins, Battle Creek Waterworks opens on June 9

On June 9, lifeguard services will begin at guarded beaches and Battle Creek Waterworks will open for the summer.

Posted on
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.

Off-Leash Dog Area master plan available for public comment

A final draft of the Off-Leash Dog Area master plan is now available for public review.

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Monday, May 14, 2018 - 4:00 p.m.

Free bird and wildflower walks at Tamarack Nature Center

Discover the nature all around you this spring and summer during these free Saturday morning walks.

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Friday, May 4, 2018 - 11:10 a.m.

Free Minnesota state park passes at RCL - White Bear Lake

White Bear Lake is now offering Park Rx kits with a pass that provides free entry to any of Minnesota’s 75 state parks and recreation areas.

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Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:57 a.m.

County golf courses opening for 2018

County golf courses will begin opening the week of April 23.

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Monday, April 23, 2018 - 4:00 p.m.

Spring burns planned for Ramsey County parks

Ramsey County will conduct prescribed burns of some county-owned prairies and woodlands this spring. Burns are planned to begin in April and run through June.

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Monday, April 23, 2018 - 3:00 p.m.

Information on Vadnais Sports Center dome closure

The Vadnais Sports Center dome is currently closed due to a collapse on April 15. The facility's ice rinks, weight room and meeting room remain open.

Posted on
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:38 a.m.

Volunteers needed for Earth Day parks cleanup

Volunteers of all ages are needed for the annual Earth Day Cleanup on April 28 at Battle Creek Regional Park.

Posted on
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 12:00 p.m.

Public comment on Pigs Eye Lake habitat restoration project

The proposed project would enhance and restore backwater habitat by creating island and wetland features.

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Monday, March 12, 2018 - 4:16 p.m.

Seasonal positions at parks, golf courses and Battle Creek Waterworks

Seasonal positions at parks, golf courses, beaches and Battle Creek Waterworks are now available.

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Monday, March 12, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.

Lifeguard applications for 2018 now open

Parks & Recreation is currently hiring lifeguards for the 2018 beach and water park season.

Posted on
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.