Covid-19 | Anoka County Parks

Stay Safe In The Parks, What is currently open?

Anoka County Parks Updates

At Anoka County Parks, the health and safety of our park guests and team members are our top priorities. We are constantly monitoring the COVID-19 situation and are prepared to make adjustments as needed to ensure we are following the most up to date guidelines from the state, county, and federal agencies. 

Below is important information about our operations and offerings.

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  1. What is currently open? 

    Parks and Trails - Please follow the 6-foot social distancing requirements when in the Parks.
    Winter Rental Equipment - Equipment can be reserved online. Hours and locations vary
    Pay Stations - Vehicle entry permits can be purchased at the park entry pay stations using a credit card. Daily permits: $6/per day; Annual Permit: $30 or purchase online or by phone 763-324-3300 
    Recreation Amenities - Archery(outdoors), Dog Parks, Horseback Riding/Sleigh Rides



  2. What is closed at this time?


    Park Buildings 

  3. Can we go camping? 

    Reservations for the 2021 campground season will open on March 1, 2021. The campgrounds are scheduled to open on April 30, weather/conditions permitting. 



  4. Can I reserve a Picnic Pavilion?


    We are in the process of updating our facility reservation system as we wait for guidance on outdoor gathering capacities for the summer months. We will start taking reservations for the 2021 pavilion season on March 1, 2021.

  5. Are you offering public programs and camps?

    Currently all in-person public programming has been cancelled. We are working towards adding limited in-person outdoor-based programming.

    You can still stay connected to the Parks through virtual programming. Virtual Parks offer you new ways to explore and learn from our naturalists. Weekly programs including story time, animal superpowers, puppet shows, art projects, and more.

  6. How can I practice social distancing in the Parks?

    Spread out – keep distance from other park guests while on trails or in open areas.

    Refrain from gathering in groups - Participate in recreation activities with members of your own household.

    Avoid visiting the parks if you are not feeling well or are displaying symptoms consistent with a respiratory disease.

    Additional information can be found at the Center for Disease Control Guidance for Park Visitors.

    Outdoor surfaces and amenities cannot be effectively sanitized. If needed, plan to provide your own table coverings, disinfecting wipes and hand sanitizer for personal use.
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