County Parks Mission Statement: To positively affect the community by providing outdoor recreational opportunities while protecting and preserving the environment.
Sherburne County is home to thousands of acres of unique recreational land, including County, City and Township Parks, wildlife management areas, scientific and natural areas and public trails. The Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge and the Sand Dunes State Forest are top destinations for nature-based recreation.
Hunting is prohibited on all County-owned land, including tax-forfeited parcels, parks and trails.
For your safety the Sherburne County Parks & Recreation Department encourages you to take advantage of trails and open space in the park to maintain safe social distancing. Please observe the Center for Disease Control guidelines for social distancing while enjoying the park
Sherburne County is developing a master plan to obtain funding for a future park. The 430-acre potential park property features over a mile of shoreline along Big Elk Lake. As we consider what the park could include, we want to hear from you! Read on...