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Super fun, can be crowded on popular nights. Wish it was bigger. Music is nice and decorated with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Unique Skating Experience

This is said to be one of only two ice skating trails in the world. It's nicely designed and very... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
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  • Average4%
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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12000 Central Park Way, Two blocks East of the Maple Grove Library, Maple Grove, MN 55369
+1 763-494-6474
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Super fun, can be crowded on popular nights. Wish it was bigger. Music is nice and decorated with lights.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GrandTour01897391162
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is said to be one of only two ice skating trails in the world. It's nicely designed and very well maintained. It's a great trail for people of all ages, located at Central Park of Maple Grove. It provides an outstanding and safe outdoor...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank dannvr
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The rink is well maintained (by Zamboni)and great for any level of skater. It can become busy at times. We went when the warming house was open and I had to rent skates. Rental skates were in decent shape. The rental was $6 which I...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 465jonw
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My first visit was with my hockey team that I coach as the ice was not good at the outdoor rink so we took both teams to the ice rink to get some skating time in since everyone was dressed. I was very impressed with...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MirandaV73
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Glad I checked it out with a friend this past winter, although as a late 20's guy without kids, I'm not sure it was the place for me. No hockey obviously, and it can get quite crowded. It's basically a frozen lazy river that you...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I've heard it's packed on the weekends, and I've only gone after work and had great experiences! Music is piped through speakers on the light poles and there are people of all ages/abilities skating. Everyone keeps moving and has a great time. The ice and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Katie C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This playground features new and improved sets of activities for kids. It has "european" style structure. Trails are nice, skating arena is great in the winter with affordable rent of skates, you can also bring your own. Restrooms and fountain drinks are clean and well...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank dilyamatus
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous park with multiple activities to entertain children or adults! Playground, walking trails, gardens, ice skating, yard games, tennis, basketball and more!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Alynnk2016
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went on a nice Sunday afternoon. It was packed and they were out of my size skates so I had to use skates that were a little big. Since there were so many people, the ice was pretty chopped up. The trail really isn't...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank BarbTMapleGrove_MN
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Good family fun and easy to do! Skating at Maple Grove Central Park is enjoyable activity that both children and parents can enjoy!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MituliSim11
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