Parks and Recreation

Geocaching Through Duluth Parks

Duluth Parks and Recreation teaches people how to geocache.

DULUTH, Minn.- The City of Duluth Parks and Rec Department is getting in on geocaching, to encourage more people to check out parks and greenspace. The first GPS navigation and geo–caching meeting was held at Enger Park. To geocache, you need a handheld GPS or a cellphone, and use coordinates to find hidden clues and riddles throughout nature, to lead…

New Improvements at Ely Peak Trail

With these improvements, DAHTA hopes new members will get involved.

DULUTH, Minn. – The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation is celebrating the completion of the Ely Peak Trail in the Magney Snively Natural Area. It’s a frequent hot spot for equestrians with the Duluth Area Horse Trail Alliance (DAHTA). One of the upgrades includes a $240,000 investment to harden the trails for the horses. DAHTA hopes to further develop…

Lincoln Park Restoration Plans To Begin In 2019

The $1.5 million needed for restoration will come from community and business donations and grants like the Super Bowl Legacy Fund.

DULUTH, Minn. – By 2019 Lincoln Park in Duluth will have a new and improved look after securing funding for its restoration. The plan is to relocate the playground, fix the fire damaged WPA Pavilion and repair the failing infrastructure. The $1.5 million needed for restoration will come from community and business donations and grants like the Super Bowl Legacy Fund. City…

Get Hooked on Fishing This Weekend

The Minnesota Parks Department is Hosting an "I Can Fish!" Program Saturday at Chub Lake

DULUTH, Minn. – Folks looking to learn how to fish have the chance to do so on Saturday, June 30 at Chub Lake from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Staff at Jay Cooke State Park invite families to experience the fun of casting into the water and the excitement when there’s a tug on the line. The hands-on program is for…

When It’s Green, Volunteers Clean City Parks

The Parks and Recreation Clean and Green initiative has several projects for cleaning the parks.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Parks and Recreation Department says there’s still a lot of work to do at the city parks even after some of the snow has melted. As the snow melts more debris and litter is uncovered. The Parks and Recreation Department is always looking for volunteers to step up and help clean up the community. “We…

New Online Reservation System Rolls Out for Duluth Parks

The New System is Now Entirely Online, Allowing Park Users to Easily Access Information

DULUTH, Minn. – Next time you’re looking to make reservations at a Duluth Park location, things will be a little easier thanks to a new system being rolled out by the Duluth Parks and Recreation Department. Duluthians and visitors from all over will now be able to see what parks are available, look at pictures, read information, select a date,…