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This winter, Ramsey County’s parks have been busier than ever. New winter maps for the regional parks are now available, which will make it easier to identify which trails are open for different activities this season.
Beginning this month, crews will start to remove 400 ash trees located at designated Ramsey County Parks & Recreation sites, including parks, golf courses and arena parking lots. The project will prevent further spread of emerald ash borers (EAB), an invasive species that damages and kills ash trees.
All 11 Ramsey County arenas will remain closed to the general public through at least January 3. Arenas are projected to reopen on Monday, January 4 for youth and adult practices.
Metropolitan Council Environmental Services is repairing and updating a significant part of the regional sewer system in Saint Paul.
Pick up the perfect gifts for the golf lover on your holiday list at the Keller Golf Course pro shop this weekend!
The draft Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park master plan has been posted for public comment through Thursday, January 7.
Join a new adventure through our local parks! This winter, challenge yourself to get out of the house even when the weather is cold with our new scavenger hunt.
All 11 Ramsey County arenas will close to the general public starting Saturday, November 21.
Master plan concept graphics for Beaver Lake County Park have been posted for public comment through Thursday, December 10.
Battle Creek Regional Park master plan concepts have been posted for public comment through Monday, November 30.
Tamarack Nature Center will be closing at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24 in preparation for its Halloween Moon Party. Discovery Hollow, garden and trails will all be closed. The preserve will open to event ticket holders starting at noon. Regular hours for the general public will resume on Sunday, Oct. 25.
Ramsey County Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for all ages all year round! Head to the park and embrace the fun of winter – go sledding, skiing, snowshoeing and more.
Parks & Recreation will begin dock removal beginning the week of October 19 as it prepares for the upcoming winter season.
In 1996, Keller Golf Course Superintendent Paul Diegnau was approached by a boy scout looking to fulfill his Eagle Scout project. More specifically, the boy scout needed a spot to install an osprey nesting platform.
Thanks to a new, 15-year partnership between Ramsey County and Twin Cities Orthopedics, TCO Sports Garden not only has a new name, but a freshly redesigned look and feel to better serve the Ramsey County community.
Beach season is admittedly short this year, but there's still some time to get those summertime splashes in. Beaches will close for the season on Tuesday, September 8. Most beach locations will have swim-area buoys in place through Monday, September 7.
Run, jump, explore and splash around! The new play area at Battle Creek Regional Park in Maplewood is now open.
A draft of the Pigs Eye Master Plan Amendment has been posted for public comment through Wednesday, September 30.
Discovery Hollow Nature Play Area at Tamarack Nature Center has reopened after a temporary closure due to COVID-19 and an improvement project.
The closure, located near Lake Josephine County Park, is expected to last all weekend Aug. 14-16. Park access is still available.