Shady Oak Campground

Shady Oaks Campground, nestled along the banks of the Watonwan River, offers tent and RV camping, a canoe landing, fishing, a hiking trail, and more.
Photo by Don Lipps - Seven Mile Creek Park

Seven Mile Creek County Park

With over 600 acres of woods, creeks, hills, trails and playgrounds, Seven Mile Creek Park, located between Mankato and St. Peter is one of the region's hidden gems!
Photo by Tina Thomas - Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail

Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail

Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail is part of the larger trail system in and around the Mankato area.
Spring Lake Park - North Mankato, MN

Spring Lake Park

The largest park in North Mankato, Spring Lake offers 52 acres of natural and maintained areas and a host of amenities.
Traverse des Sioux - St. Peter, MN

Traverse des Sioux Park

Managed by the Nicollet County Historical Society, Traverse Des Sioux Park, on the north side of St. Peter, was long a home of the Dakota People.
Veterans Memorial Park - St. Peter, MN

Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial Park is 14 acre space in the heart of St. Peter.
West Mankato Trail

West Mankato Trail

The West Mankato Trail starts at the intersection of the Minnesota River Trail on the North near where US 169 crosses the river on the North Star Bridge.
Williams Nature Center - Mankato, MN

Williams Nature Center

Williams Nature Center, a 65 acre wooded park just a few miles southwest of Mankato offers 1.5 miles of paved trails including two scenic overlooks.