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Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park

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Great place for a walk

I have visited the dam many times and love that I always feel safe and everyone is friendly. Its a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Andover, Minnesota
Fishing, kayaking, picnicking

There are several spots on both sides of the dam to picnic. There are spots on the Brooklyn Park... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Scott W
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
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  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“three rivers”(4 reviews)
“both sides”(3 reviews)
“water flowing”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this park. It's huge and includes a fishable trout pond (need a trout stamp in addition to a fishing license), great river fishing spots on the Mississippi, they have grills and covered areas that you can use or rent for family gatherings, a nice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank UncleDave17
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I always park on the Three Rivers park side of the Dam because it’s free to park. The Anoka County parks side you have to have a pass or pay $5 to park. Good place to fish or walk the dog! There are grills and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Frumpydog
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I have visited the dam many times and love that I always feel safe and everyone is friendly. Its a great place to see some wildlife!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kneegee03
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I love this place; however, watching the gluttony of people fish was too much for me. Carp are considered garbage fish; however, any living creature should be treated well. They are a fun fish to catch; however, children who do not know how to properly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Country C
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Easy to get to, very well maintained, ample off street parking even for large vehicles, campers, etc. Open year 'round, great picnic areas, you can walk across the Mississippi with plenty of photo op's along the way. Linked to other cities by bike and walking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

There are several spots on both sides of the dam to picnic. There are spots on the Brooklyn Park side below the dam to put in canoes, kayaks. Lots of people fish off the sides below the dam. Bikers, in-line skaters cross the dam to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scott W
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve biked through coon Rapids dam regional park many times, and always enjoy it. There is a lot for an individual or family or a large group to do here. You can fish the Mississippi River, utilize the walking and biking paths, and even get...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank woodinjw
Reviewed 30 November 2017

was pleasantly surprised to see this dam in coon rapids. its a very serene location and is very apt for a weekend family picnic or for fishing. if you like to read, you can take a book along and spend hours together at this place.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank iwanttoconquer
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Huge park with scenic trails along the river, picnic structures and a small but nice interpretive center. A pedestrian walkway crosses the river on top of the dam. Awesome water power flying over the large spillways. It's fun to see what the fishermen are catching.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kay k
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This dam was closed for a number of years for structural renovation. It’s funny how much we missed not being able to take a stroll across the river. Now that it’s open again, it makes a nice destination when we’re out for a walk. The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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