Historic Sites

Waterfront Park (Gov. Tom McCall)

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: historic site, path, boat dock, ...

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Rufus King Park

King Manor Museum and Park in Jamaica was once the home of Rufus King (1755-1827), a distinguished lawyer, statesman, and gentleman farmer. The son of a wealthy lumber merchant from Maine, King graduated from Harvard in 1777. He suspended his law studies to serve in the Revolutionary War in ...

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Bemis Memorial Park

Bemis Memorial Park, located on a knoll on the north side of Route 9 just west of the Seven Mile River, commemorates Samuel Bemis, the first permanent European settler of Spencer, and Captain Edmund Bemis, who served in the French and Indian War. Designated a state roadside rest area, ...

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Burwell Park

Burwell Park, also known as the Charles H. Burwell Historic Site, is the only site in Minnetonka on the National Register of Historic Places. Burwell Park is located at 13209 E. McGinty Road, along the banks of Minnehaha Creek and near the intersection of Minnetonka Boulevard and Plymouth Road. ...

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Collins Street Mural Park

The lot and adjacent area includes landscaping, historic lamp posts and sidewalks in keeping with the downtown streetscape plan. Two benches are included, as well as three granite markers identifying the historic figures in the ...

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The Landing

Located on the scenic Minnesota River, Historic Murphy's Landing depicts Minnesota life as it was during the "Good Ol' Days" of 1840-1890. This era of profound change and challenge was marked by numerous historic events including European settlement, the displacement of Native Americans, Minnesota's statehood in 1858, the Civil ...

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Swan Harbor Farm

This 530.5-acre bay front park consists of rolling farmland, undeveloped woodland, farm buildings, historic building, tenant house, and ...

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General Bragg Trailhead

This trailhead houses a picnic pavilion that has restrooms, a water fountain, a children's playground and the Bark Park. The 40-car parking lot can be reached from West College Street (Old Nashville Highway). If you started at the Thompson Lane Trailhead (to the north) or Fortress Rosecrans Trailhead (to ...

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Memorial Park

Amenities: The lower park "Station Road" - Playground Unit, Spray Pool, Picnic Tables, Fitness Par Course. The upper park "Memorial" - Two Ball fields, One Multi-Use Field, Three Illuminated Tennis ...

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Routzong Preserve

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Observe spectacular spring wildflowers and brilliant fall colors while walking the loop trails of this 55-acre preserve of mature woodland and restored prairie. This park also features a memorial trees ...

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