Washington Park 7600 17th Ave. S., Richfield, MN55423 Acquired by the city in 1958, Washington Park is equipped with a football/soccer field, a basketball court, a softball…More field, two tennis courts and a playground area. There is also about a half-mile of paved walking paths within the park.
Woodlake Park Apts 6304 Dupont Ave S, Minneapolis, MN55423 Woodlake Park Apartments is directly across the street from Richfield Lake and Nature Preserve and boasts a meticulously…More manicured courtyard with walking paths, tranquil ponds, fountains and quaint bridges. It also offers controlled access entry, free storage lockers, a central laundry room and professional on-site management and maintenance.
Sheridan Park 6500 Upton Ave. S., Richfield, MN55423 Sheridan Park was acquired by the city in 1955 and is located near Sheridan Hills Elementary School. The park has a…More playground, sheltered picnic area, walking paths, two tennis courts, softball field and volleyball and basketball courts.
Monroe Park 6710 Irving Ave S, Richfield, MN55423 This local park features a playground, picnic shelter, softball field, volleyball court, full-size basketball court and…More walking paths. At one point there was a semi-underground building on site but it was removed during one of the parks redevelopments.
Christian Park 6900 Bloomington Ave, Richfield, MN55423 What is now Christian Park was formerly the Christian Family Farm. The city believes it was acquired in 1947; however,…More the date could be even earlier. A large neighborhood park, Christian Park can also be used as an athletic complex, as it has almost every imaginable amenity: a football/soccer field, a softball field, a basketball court, walking paths, pleasure and hockey rinks, four tennis courts, play equipment, picnic tables and a park shelter.
Richfield Lake Park 6400 Dupont Ave S, Richfield, MN55423 Richfield Lake Park is tucked within a neighborhood near the Minneapolis/Richfield border and across from the Richfield…More Post Office. It was primarily used as a storm water holding area until the park area was developed in 1985. The park was originally acquired by the city in 1955 and features a playground area and a mile of walking paths around a small lake. There is also a half-size basketball court.
Taft Park 6300 18th Ave S, Richfield, MN55423 Taft Park is located in the far northeast corner of Richfield, behind the Cedar Point Commons retail development. This…More large neighborhood park and sports complex comprises more than 40 acres and features four lighted softball fields and a lighted football/soccer field. The park also has a view of the lake, walking paths, basketball court, tennis courts, playground area and hockey and pleasure rinks. Open land also serves as a great picnicking area.
Veterans Memorial Park 6335 Portland Ave, Richfield, MN55423 Veterans Memorial Park is the second largest park in Richfield and is home to the Richfield Ice Arena, Richfield Pool…More and mini-golf course. The Richfield American Legion is also set in the middle of the park. The development of the park, formerly known as Legion Lake, began in 1985, and walking paths were asphalted in 1990. In the summer, the picnic pavilion serves as a local farmers' market and the entire expanse of the park is used for all Fourth of July festivities. The All Veterans Memorial statue and walls of names were unveiled in 2008.
Adams Hill Park 7200 Washburn Ave S, Richfield, MN55423 Adam's Hill Park is known by most Richfield residents for its large and steep sledding hill, but prior to 1981 the land…More was a marshy storm water holding area. The holding area was not large enough to handle the amount of overflow. Since then, the city has redeveloped the land to installed a larger holding pond, with a water pump on the south side of the park. In addition, walking paths, sports courts and playground equipment have been updated to complete the park. There is also open field space to create soccer or football fields. The park is located on the far west side of the city, close to the Edina/Richfield border.
Wood Lake Nature Center, which is generally called the Nature Center, is a park preserve and Richfield's largest…More park. The preserve is nearly smack-dab in the middle of the city. It was opened in the early '70s as one of the first nature education facilities in the Midwest. Students of all ages often find themselves here on field trips to study the wildlife, insects and plants.
The park is also a recreational destination that offers three miles of walking paths and adult activities such as Nordic pole walking, make your own snowshoes and environmental book club.
Birthday parties are also held at the Nature Center and are led by a naturalist to provide a fun, educational experience for youth. Kids can explore critters, do a treasure hunt, meet live snakes and more.