Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve


The 5,500-acre Rice Creek Chain of Lakes 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 the YMCA Day Camp Heritage offers 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.

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

*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 - 10:00 pm

Campground Visitor Center
7373 Main Street
Centerville, MN 55038

Wargo Nature Center
7701 Main Street
Lino Lakes, MN 55038

Pavilion Reservations:

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