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French Regional Park

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Great Park with Ammenities

We stopped here with the kids to go sledding on the sledding hill. They had a great time. The... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Urban oasis

Wonderful park, very near downtown Minneapolis. Pretty lake wit( large homes along shoreline. Lake... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Plymouth, Minnesota
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  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“medicine lake”(18 reviews)
“sledding hill”(8 reviews)
“picnic area”(7 reviews)
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12605 Rockford Rd, Plymouth, MN 55441-1248
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large, free park that we entered for snowshoeing with friends. it didn't take long to find out that the beautiful park favors making space for cross-country skiiers gretly over any accommodation for those of us on snowshoes. We were not directed where...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jwyderbarck
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We stopped here with the kids to go sledding on the sledding hill. They had a great time. The hill is nice and steep, but has a burn at the end so no one slides into the road. There is also a nice boat access...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank woodinjw
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Wonderful park, very near downtown Minneapolis. Pretty lake wit( large homes along shoreline. Lake is clean and maintained.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zillakilla
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Went to take family fall pictures. Several other families too but several great locations within the park for great back drop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank servs7
Reviewed 3 November 2018

French park has grown over the years and added nice amenities. In one part of the park there is a large play area with a building close by that has snacks and bathrooms as well as a small picnic area. In another area, there is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Diana H
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Lake, beach, huge jungle gym, rolling hills and ones for sliding, large nature paths, picnic tables, scenic views. Lights for night time skiing. Clean bathroom area, bike path....its what a park should be.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AugustWinters
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

HUGE park for the kids to rope climb, swing, slide and play on park equipment. Also great walking trails !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rosanne03
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

The large playground consists of lots of ropes, slides, and climbing opportunities to keep lots of kids busy and entertained for hours! There are sections better suited for the very young and some areas that even Mom and Dad enjoyed climbing up! Some areas are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SaZoCa
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park, very clean and well maintained. Nice shaded areas near the lake. Bike trails are great too!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank linda A
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

New park alert I found out about it’s week have been twice and luv it very clean not to crowded and the a good walk I will be back and plan to take my grand to the water park when it’s complete

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank QueenieRoss75
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12 June 2018|
Response from hemar2017 | Reviewed this property |
Isn't this an inappropriate question to a trip advisor reviewer? Please check with the French Regional Park by calling them.
25 May 2018|
Response from hemar2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes for dog walks. There are plenty of trails to walk. I'm not sure of the beach like area there. I've seen people strolling with dogs and its litter bags near the bridge which leads to the beach area. Please check out... More
Moren M
20 October 2017|
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Response from MrsElicia | Reviewed this property |
No. The park and parking (with shuttle service to beach) is free. You do pay for any rental water activities like canoeing, paddleboating, kayaking, etc... But it is fairly inexpensive. They also have a small concession... More