Artifact is a 1500 square foot creative space focused on paint-your-own pottery.
Mankato's public library offers books, magazines, reference material and has a dedicated children's wing.
Bounce Town in Mankato offers over 8000 square feet of indoor play areas for kids up to age 12, an arcade, and concession stand.
One of Mankato's premier attractions, The Children's Museum offers activities and exhibits for all ages.
City park featuring skating rink, ball fields and playgrounds. Well-used bike and walking trails.
Erlandson Park, located at the intersection of Victory Drive and Main Street in Mankato, offers tennis courts, basketball courts, playground equipment, and picnic areas.
F.A. Buscher Park, in a quiet Mankato subdivision, offers a large picnic shelter and expansive green space.
Adjacent to the St. Peter Community and Recreation Center, Gorman Park's main feature is a massive wooden play structure, making it a favorite of local kids and visitors.
Heritage Estates Park, not far from the MSU campus in Mankato, is one of the smaller parks in the city system but offers ample green space and playground equipment.
Highland Park, near MSU in Mankato, offers ample space to roam, playground equipment, sand volley ball courts, picnic tables, and grills.