The 5,500-acre Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Regional Park Reserve is one of the largest in the seven-county metropolitan area and contains some of the most significant native wildlife habitat and water resources in the regional area.
The park offers a wide variety of amenities, including the Wargo Nature Center, Chomonix Golf Course, Rice Creek Campground, and Centerville Lake Beach. Other amenities include picnic areas, boat launch facilities, biking and hiking trails, playgrounds and a fishing pier. A unique partnership with theYMCA Day Camp Heritageoffers another day camp opportunity for the community.
Vehicle Entry into the Park
Please note that all motorized vehicles are required to purchase a vehicle entry permit to the regional parks. Entry permits are available at the Campground Visitor Center and Anoka County License Centers.
*The annual permit is honored at all Anoka County regional parks as well as regional parks in Washington and Carver counties.
Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve
Park Hours 6:00 am-1/2 hour after sunset
Campground Visitor Center 7373 Main Street
Centerville, MN 55038 651-426-7564
Wargo Nature Center 7701 Main Street Lino Lakes, MN 55038 651-429-8007