Kiwanis Recreation Area is a many-featured Mankato park located just north of town on Highway 169.
King Arthur Park, tucked in the middle of an Upper North Mankato neighborhood, offers several playground areas, green space, tennis and basketball courts, a ball field and winter ice skating.
Kasota Municipal Park is a large green space tucked in the middle of the city with lots of elbow room and a playground.
Langness Park, in upper North Mankato, is a quaint, small neighborhood park. It offers a large green space, a playground, a basketball court and picnic tables.
Lindbergh Park, located along the Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail in Madison Lake, offers swings, picnic tables, a basketball court, and the perfect rest stop when biking the trail.
Located on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, the Linnaeus Arboretum is a hidden gem focusing on Minnesota native plants.
Lion's Park near Stadium Road in Mankato, offers a fishing pier, trails, a large green space, and a playground.
Lincoln Park, located in the Mankato residential neighborhood of the same name, is a small park containing the Boy in Blue Civil War Memorial.
Land of Memories Park, located along the Minnesota River on the outskirts of Mankato, offers beautiful scenery including views of the river, green space and woodlands.
The pride of Janesville, Lakeview Park is nestled on the edge of Lake Elysian.