A park with many hidden gems, perhaps the most popular being the waterfall of 53-feet, it?s no wonder why this park was named the number one urban park system in the U.S. by the Trust for Public Land. Take a run, hike or walk the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway, a 50-mile outdoor recreation loop in the Minneapolis area. Take your four legged friend on the Minnehaha Falls Off-leash Dog Park, or enjoy a picnic.
Dakotah Meadows RV Park
Prior Lake, MN
Twenty minutes south of Eden Prairie, on the shores of Prior Lake, is the picturesque and peaceful Dakotah Meadows RV Park. Owned and operated by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, this modern RV lot contains 122 paved sites with full utility hookups, and easy access to both rustic outdoor activities and flashy indoor entertainment. On-site amenities include a laundry, a small general store, a playground and meeting pavilion, showers, an RV wash station, and a display of traditional Dakota teepees. Guests are welcome to spend a night in one of these historic structures, which can fit up to ten adults. A free shuttle stops at the park to take visitors to the nearby casinos, Mystic Lake and Little Sioux, and the Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Center. The casinos also host entertainment venues and a variety of restaurants in addition to card tables and slot machines. Other nearby attractions only minutes away in Minneapolis include Valley Fair and the Mall of America.
Town & Country RV Park and Campground
Only ten minutes west of Burnsville, within convenient distance of several green spaces and cool northern lakes, is the Town & Country RV Park and Campground. This quaint, friendly park combines the best of modern amenities with a peaceful, forested setting. Your day might begin with a photo by the 200-year old cottonwood tree near the entrance of the park, then advance into an afternoon of fishing, boating, or exploring the nearby woodlands. As the evening winds down, relax with a soak in the hot tub and a movie streamed over the free WiFi service. Within only minutes of this verdant oasis is the bustling metropolis of Minneapolis, and notable attractions such as the Mall of America, Valley Fair, and the Minnesota Zoo. On-site services include a store, game room, playground, a laundry facility, and a pool. The park includes 50 full service hookups for RVs, and 30 with water and electrical only.
RV Campground & Park
Just west of Minneapolis and St. Paul, you can find Baker Campground, and some of the best of the northern boreal wilderness, including deep cool lakes, thick forests, and steep granite cliffs. Starting in Minnetonka, follow Interstate 494 north for 15 minutes, then turn west for six minutes to find Morris T. Baker County Park and Baker Campground. This venue emphasizes getting back to nature, so even though you can fit even a big rig on one of their 200 sites, you won?t have a full utility hookup. Electric is available, but not water or sewage. Guests can also rent cabins that include light, heat, fans, and a screened-in porch. If friends stop by, they can easily fit their tent on your spacious campsite, which is also equipped with a picnic table and fire pit. On-site amenities include a modern bathroom and shower facility that is fully wheelchair accessible. Lake Independence is nearby for swimming and boating activities, and the location is also connected to several bike paths.
Fur-Ever Wild Wolves - Woods & Wildlife
Are you looking for something which is both fun and educational to do during your stay in Lakeville? If so, head down to Fur-Ever Wild Wolves-Woods & Wildlife. It is a working agricultural farm and sanctuary for North American fur-bearing animals. You will learn about the connection we have with Mother Nature., and will find out what the importance is of habitat quality and preservation. Children will love it here. They - and you as well - can feed the farm animals, pet the mini horses, and even play with the baby wolves. There are also many other animals here which you can learn about, such as cougars and racoons. The staff all love animals and are keen to tell you more about them. There are often live animal demonstrations, which will help you to understand the world we share with the animals. This is a great place to go for a family day out.
World class performances, educational opportunities, professional training, in a beautiful unique setting. You can catch performances of Christmas Carol, Shakespeare?s work such as Midsummer Night?s Dream, or take a backstage tour, which are done every Friday morning.
Town and Country RV Park
The park is located in a quiet Minneapolis suburb, but it?s only 20 minutes away from the city. The camp offers visitors a relaxing family environment, with heated pools, hot tubs, community fires, free Wifi, nature walks onsite and more. Nearby you can also visit the Mall of America, Minnesota Zoo, Mystic Lake Casino, Canterbury Park Raceway, just to name a few. A lovely RV park with a park like setting for your RV rental excursion.
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Look and marvel at the paintings of Cezanne and Van Gogh, international and American modernism, Japanese and Korean art, and sit down and relax in reading rooms with themes such as the ?Jane Austen?. There are several youth and family oriented activities, and best of all it?s free everyday!