Lino Lakes: Preserve

Lino Lakes is located on the north side of the Twin Cities in Anoka County. Residents appreciate it’s natural beauty, especially that of the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Regional Park Preserve. 

For those times when the city life calls, Interstates I-35E and I-35W are conveniently located to easy access to Minneapolis or St. Paul.

Wargo Nature Center

This center is dedicated to creating awareness, knowledge and appreciation of and for the environment. A variety of environmental and recreational programs are offered, including summer camps. The center also offers equipment rentals such as canoes, kayaks, snowshoes and GPS units; Wildlife Outreach programs; monthly home school classes; preschool classes; more.

Rice Creek Park Reserve & Campgrounds

One of the largest park reserves in the seven county metropolitan area, this park is the perfect place to enjoy watching wildlife, biking, hiking, boating and fishing.

Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Trail

A flat bike trail in beautiful wetlands that are perfect for catching sight of many kinds of birds.

Chomonix Golf Course

This course offers a true “North Woods” experience, with it’s mature tree-lined fairways, water hazards and abundant wildlife. A challenge for golfers of all abilities.

Running Aces Casino & Racetrack

Running Aces is a 24-hour Las Vegas style card room and restaurant. Features live summer harness racing, daily poker tournaments, trout pond, entertainment and a Sunday Brunch.

Blue Heron Days

Come celebrate all things Blue Heron at this festival which honors Lino Lakes as having the second largest Blue Heron rookery in the state. Past highlights of this event include a parade, petting zoo, Penny Carnival, live music, street dance, and softball tournament. 

Maple Syrup Festival

The perfect way to welcome spring! Activities include learning about the maple syrup process, maple crafts, a spring scavenger hunt and tasting maple treats.

Waldoch Farm

A family-run garden center providing much more than just plants and gardening accessories. There’s always something fun happening here, such as pumpkin picking, a corn maze, a wide variety of hands-on classes, demonstrations, and hay rides.

Anoka County Farm

A fall fun destination featuring pumpkin picking, pony rides, hay rides, concessions and a petting zoo.