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Ramsey County will conduct prescribed burns of some county-owned prairies and woodlands this spring. Burns are planned to begin in late April and run through June.
All Ramsey County Parks & Recreation playgrounds, including Discovery Hollow at Tamarack Nature Center, will be closed until further notice. The closure is intended to help reduce the spread of coronavirus and protect the health and safety of the community.
As part of the 15-year agreement, the facility will be renamed TCO Sports Garden.
We invite you to experience kick-sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sledding and more all at one location.
Early registration is recommended, as camps often fill quickly.
Free, family friendly events and activities for residents.
An antique Zamboni that has spent more than a dozen years tucked away in the basement of the Ramsey County Parks & Recreation maintenance shop will soon be given new life.
Michael Schumann was honored with the 2019 Watershed Excellence Award for Outstanding Partner by Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District (RWMWD). Schumann is a Landscape Designer for Ramsey County Parks & Recreation’s Soil & Water Conservation division.
Jon Reigstad, Keller Golf Course's Director of Instruction, has been named on “The Best Teachers by State” list for Golf Digest.
One year ago, Keller Golf Course and The Ponds at Battle Creek partnered with The First Tee of the Twin Cities to establish a school golf program as part of their junior golf initiatives. The partnership was recently awarded $5,000 through the Minnesota Golf License Plate Grant.
Pick up the perfect gifts for the golf lover on your holiday list at the Keller Golf Course Pro Shop this weekend!
A trail at Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park will be temporarily closed starting Dec. 3. During the trail closure, a contractor will be conducting work as part of the Snail Lake Woodland Restoration Project, and machinery will be used to stack piles of invasive buckthorn for removal.
As winter approaches, parks are preparing to for the season. Most parks remain open and offer portable restrooms located near beaches and boat launches.
All Ramsey County golf courses have closed for the 2019 season.
A popular winter attraction will return to Minnesota this season with a new location at Long Lake Regional Park in the suburb of New Brighton.
Tamarack Nature Center will be closing at noon on Saturday, Oct. 26 in preparation for its Trick-or-Treat event. The Nature Center building, Discovery Hollow, garden and trails will all be closed. The nature center will open to event ticket holders starting at 3 p.m. Regular hours for the general public will resume on Sunday, Oct. 27.
Spend MEA break with Ramsey County Parks & Recreation and take part in fun, engaging and free activities for kids and teens.
Open skate and hockey programs are available for free at Aldrich Arena, Vadnais Sports Center and Charles M. Schulz-Highland Arena. Youth open hockey sessions are new this year with additional hours and locations available during winter break.
Ramsey County Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Metro Bowhunters Resource Base, will conduct controlled archery deer hunts this fall throughout the county parks system.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed a zebra mussel found by a contractor conducting an early detection survey in Long Lake in New Brighton.
No additional zebra mussels were found at the lake during a follow-up survey conducted by Ramsey County and the DNR. Additional searches have been planned to confirm if there is an established zebra mussel population in Long Lake.