Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park

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The Coon Rapids Dam Visitor Center is receiving new windows and doors. The windows and doors were original to the building from the 1970's and will be replaced with energy efficient, bird safe glass. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-December of 2020.

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The 446-acre Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park is one of the most popular in Anoka County. It is a year-round destination, especially during the cross-country ski season. Picnicking, fishing, in-line skating, walking, and bicycling are favorite activities in the park. The boat launch is heavily used during the summer.

Vehicle Entry into the Park

Please note that all motorized vehicles are required to purchase a vehicle entry permit to the regional parks. Entry permits are available at the Gate House, Visitor Center, and Anoka County License Centers.

Daily Permit
Annual Permit
$6 per day
$30 per year

*The annual permit is honored at all Anoka County regional parks as well as regional parks in Washington and Carver counties.