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POST: Parks, Open Spaces, & Trails near Stillwater

Updated: Aug 10, 2020

Welcome to the City of Stillwater Parks!

We are excited to offer a diversity of facilities and recreational activities. Throughout Stillwater you can find the right kind of place to play, have a family reunion, a quiet picnic, relax by a lake, swim, hike trails, bicycle, cross country ski, ice skate, play soccer or baseball or even have a wedding.

Washington County Parks

Washington County consists of six regional parks, one county park, two regional trails, and one historic courthouse site. Our parks provide a gateway to scenic landscapes and treasured natural resources, unique to the Twin Cities region. With more than 4,400 acres of parkland, there are a variety of ways to discover and enjoy the outdoors. A vehicle permit is required to enter our parks.

State Parks – Minnesota & Wisconsin

Stillwater is located along the St. Croix River on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin, so visitors have the benefit of access to both Minnesota (866.857.2757) and Wisconsin (800.372.3607) State Park system.

State Parks closest to Stillwater are:

William O’Brien: 16821 O’Brien Trail North Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047 (651.433.0500)

Wild River: 39797 Park Trail Center City, MN 55012 (651.583.2125)

Afton State Park: 6959 Peller Ave S Hastings, MN 55033 (651.436.5391)

Willow River: 1034 County Hwy A Hudson, WI 54016 (715-386-5931)

State Scientific and Natural Areas:

Scientific and Natural Areas are exceptional places where native plants and animals flourish; where rare species are protected; and where we can know, and study, Minnesota's fascinating natural features.

National Parks/Waterways in Minnesota

National Parks/Waterways in Wisconsin

National Forests in Minnesota

National Wildlife Refuges in Minnesota

National Wildlife Refuges in Wisconsin

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