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Discover Spring in Burnsville, MN

Discover Spring in Burnsville

As the snow melts and the days grow longer, Burnsville, Minnesota, blossoms into a vibrant springtime destination. With its convenient location, welcoming community, and plethora of activities, Burnsville beckons visitors to experience the beauty and excitement of spring in the Midwest.

Experience Nature’s Reawakening

Terrace Oaks East Park

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Spanning thousands of acres, this refuge is a springtime haven for nature lovers. As the season unfolds, the area becomes a kaleidoscope of wildflowers and greenery, offering picturesque hiking trails and bird-watching opportunities. Witness the migratory patterns of birds and the blooming of native plants in this serene natural setting.

Terrace Oaks 

This park includes a West and East location and is a gem for outdoor enthusiasts. With its extensive trail system perfect for biking and hiking, visitors can immerse themselves in the rejuvenating energy of spring. The oak savanna and prairie landscapes are especially beautiful as they return to life in vibrant colors.


Enjoy Family-Friendly Activities

Alimagnet Dog Park

Don’t forget about your furry friends! This off-leash dog park is a fantastic spot for pet owners to enjoy the outdoors. With well-maintained fenced areas and trails, it’s a safe and fun environment for dogs to play and socialize.

Cliff Fen Park

Cliff Fen Park

It’s not just any park; it’s where you’ll find the amazing Burnsville Lions Playground and a super cool splash pad. Plus, if you’re into nature, you’ve got a direct gateway to the Minnesota Valley Wildlife Refuge. How cool is that?

The playground deets, we’re talking 87 different play pieces that can keep up to 265 kiddos busy at once! Whether you’ve got toddlers or teens, there’s something here for every age. Imagine the fun with all the running, sliding, swinging, and climbing action going on. Trust me, it’s a blast!

Best part? It’s open every day from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., starting the third weekend in May all the way through to the third weekend in September, weather playing nice, of course.

Day Park and Earley Lake Trail

Day Park and the Earley Lake Trail are a four-acre park located on the northeast corner of County Road 5 and Southcross Drive. A hard surface walking path surrounds the lake allowing for a handful of recreation opportunities. You will also find a picnic area with a shelter for rainy days and play equipment for the youngsters.

Neill Park

Neill Park is a 61-acre community park with numerous park amenities which provide for endless recreation opportunities. Amenities include:

  • Basketball/Hard Court
  • Gaga Ball Pit
  • Hard Trail
  • Horseshoe Court
  • Inline Skating Park
  • Pickleball Court(s)
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Soccer/Football Field(s)
  • Softball/Baseball Field(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Volleyball Court(s)


Indulge in Retail and Culinary Delights

Unique Shopping

Spring brings new fashion trends and seasonal sales, making it a great time to update your wardrobe or find unique gifts. We are proud to offer some of the most unique shopping spots you will find in the metro area. Check out some of our favorite unique shops and spots here.

Local Dining

Spring in Burnsville also means the return of patio dining and fresh seasonal menus at local restaurants. From cozy cafes to upscale dining, explore the town’s culinary scene and savor dishes that feature the freshest local ingredients. Check out our full list of our locally owned eats and drinks here.


Why Visit Burnsville This Spring?

Spring in Burnsville is not just a season; it’s a celebration of new beginnings and the joy of outdoor adventures. The city’s convenient location, combined with its natural beauty and community events, makes it an ideal destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. Whether you’re seeking tranquility in nature, family entertainment, or culinary delights, Burnsville welcomes you this spring to create lasting memories.

Plan your visit to Burnsville, Minnesota, this spring and discover all the reasons why it’s the perfect time and place to explore, relax, and rejuvenate. Start by booking your hotel and then begin planning all of the fun to be had!

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