General Parks Information

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation oversees nearly two hundred parks, big and small, that are maintained by staff and dedicated volunteers. From  downtown favorite Mears Park to the nationally recognized Como Regional Park, Saint Paul provides a variety of parkland experiences for every resident and visitor.

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  • Lilydale Road is closed for emergency repair. There is no vehicular access to Pickerel Lake or the Mississippi River boat launch at this time.  The timeline for reopening is not currently known, but we will provide updates as they are available. Visit the Lilydale Project Page for updates.
  • Due to construction along Hwy. 5, some trails located within Hidden Falls Regional Park are temporarily closed. Please follow the instructions on posted signs.
  • For more information on park, road, and trail closures related to park construction projects, visit the Current Projects page.