Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park

Boat Launch Closed for Public Safety

Do to continued high flow rates and safety buoys not being able to be placed in the river, the boat launch within Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park will remain closed until further notice. Launches are available further upstream at Akin Riverside Park in Anoka and Mississippi Point Park in Champlin.  

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  1. Park Information
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The 446-acre Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park is one of the most popular in Anoka County. It is a year-round destination, especially during the cross-country ski season. Picnicking, fishing, in-line skating, walking, and bicycling are favorite activities in the park. The boat launch is heavily used during the summer.

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 Gate House, Visitor Center, and Anoka County License Centers.

Daily Permit
Annual Permit
$6 per day
$30 per year

*The annual permit is honored at all Anoka County regional parks as well as regional parks in Washington and Carver counties.