Photo by Don Lipps - Artifact paint your own pottery studio in Mankato, MN


Artifact is a 1500 square foot creative space focused on paint-your-own pottery.
Blue Earth County Library - Mankato, MN

Blue Earth County Library

Mankato's public library offers books, magazines, reference material and has a dedicated children's wing.
Bounce Town - Mankato, MN

Bounce Town

Bounce Town in Mankato offers over 8000 square feet of indoor play areas for kids up to age 12, an arcade, and concession stand.
Children's Museum - Mankato, MN

Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota

One of Mankato's premier attractions, The Children's Museum offers activities and exhibits for all ages.
Eagle Lake City Park - Eagle Lake, MN

Eagle Lake City Park

City park featuring skating rink, ball fields and playgrounds. Well-used bike and walking trails.
Erlandson Park - Mankato, MN

Erlandson Park

Erlandson Park, located at the intersection of Victory Drive and Main Street in Mankato, offers tennis courts, basketball courts, playground equipment, and  picnic areas.
Submitted Photo - Dana Sikkila at work at the playground in Fallenstein Park in North Mankato

Fallenstein Playground

Fallenstein Playground is an all-inclusive playground at Caswell Park in North Mankato that allows kids of all needs to have fun.
FA Buscher Park - Mankato, MN

FA Buscher Park

F.A. Buscher Park, in a quiet Mankato subdivision, offers a large picnic shelter and expansive green space.
Gorman Park - St. Peter, MN

Gorman Park

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 - Mankato, MN

Heritage Estates Park

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.