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Parks and Picnic Shelters

The park system offers over 1,700 acres of park land and environmental areas with many trails throughout. Pavilion rental is available for an outdoor gathering, with many parks having playground equipment, ball fields, courts and restroom facilities for community use.

Plan your picnics now

If you are planning a small family picnic or large company gathering, Brooklyn Park parks have picnic facilities suited to meet your needs. From individual tables to picnic pavilions that can hold up to 150 guests, you'll find the perfect place to enjoy your day!  

Where to rent a picnic pavilion

Central Park

River Park

Oak Grove Park

Brookdale Park

Northwoods Park

Hamilton Park

Hartkopf Park

Jewell Park

Monroe Park

Willowstone Park

Reserving a picnic pavilion

Reservations for our summer picnic season are accepted on a first come, first served basis beginning in February, date will be announced in December of previous year. One permit per person allowed. We accept Visa, MasterCard or Discover for rental fees and special use permits. If you are planning an event in one of the parks and the event includes music, dunk tank, game/carnival activities, race/walk/bike events, or inflatables, a special use permit is required.

To check a picnic pavilion's availability and to reserve a picnic pavilion, call 763-493-8333.

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