Tatum Park is home to a small community garden, Tatum Park Community Garden. Local volunteers help to run the garden throughout the year, planting perennials and edibles on a rotating basis. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Opposite the road from Summit Overlook, Nathan Hale Park is a similarly shaped, triangular park dedicated to Nathan Hale in name and in bronze. Visitors will notice beautifully groomed gardens and bushes near the statue. A wide open lawn also provides opportunities for small games and activities.
Prosperity Park, along with Prosperity Heights Park, combine to provide Saint Paul's East Side with a large expanse of recreational and natural green space to utilize. The recreational field consists of two softball fields, two baseball fields, two tennis courts, two bocce ball courts, a basketball court, and a full-size playground.
Located between the University of St. Thomas and the Mississippi River, Shadow Falls Park provides a serene setting for those wishing to relax and enjoy nature. The quiet atmosphere is popular among students and local residents.
Lewis Park draws many families throughout the year looking for a safe and spacious place to bring children to play. The park features a playground with synthetic turf, picnic area, trails, a splash pad, and open spaces suitable for group activities and games.
Horton Park is designed to be picnic recreation friendly. Benches, shaded areas, and picnic tables fill the western and northern sections of the park while the remaining land is dedicated to open lawns amidst surrounding trees. The site is also the location of a mini arboretum.
Marking the northern and lower end of the Smith Avenue High Bridge, High Bridge Park North offers beautiful river views and public art. Visitors may also trek up the bridge to Capitol View Park for spectacular views of Saint Paul.