Adler Nature View Park was dedicated as part of the Turtle Creek Subdivision. It is located along the Dakota Rail. It is a special use park that features a bituminous trail.
The park on the corner of Chateau Way and County Road 15 was dedicated as part of the Chateau De Lac subdivision in 1975.
The park is 3.3 acres
This park is located where the Dakota Rail crossed County Road 110 W. It was purchased in 2003 for future use.
Douglas Park is located at the triangle formed by St Mary’s Road, Tuxedo Road, and Wellesley Way. It is the park for the Douglas Beach neighborhood. The City claimed this parcel as tax-forfeited land in 1981, along with parcels at 5254 and 5269 St. Mary’s Road. A neighborhood meeting was held to determine which of the three lots would be the best place for the neighborhood park and 3441 Tuxedo Road was selected. Originally developed in 1987, it housed a small set of playground equipment and a basketball court. The playground equipment was updated it 1997. In 2004, a major renovation added a picnic area and a new half basketball court.
Friendship Park is located in the Painters Creek Preserve Subdivision. It was built in 1999 and consists of playground equipment and a picnic area. An irrigation system was donated to the City by the Homeowner’s Association in 2002.
The Gene Lehner Park is named after a former Park Commissioner. It was dedicated in 1994 as part of the Trillium Bay subdivision. It serves a greater area, including the Maple Forest, Stonebridge, and Wood End Shores subdivisions. There is a trail along County Road 44 that connects the park to other neighborhoods and the Lake Minnetonka Regional Park. The park features a tennis court, playground equipment, exercise stations along the trail, and a wood carving of a black bear.
A public waters access to Lake Minnetonka and limited parking is available on Halstead Drive.
Jennings Park was dedicated in 1986 as part of the Jennings Cove Subdivision. It was originally developed in 1993 by adding a small set of playground equipment. The fast growth of the neighborhood created a demand for expanding the park equipment in 1996 and then adding a sport court in 2000. A pond was added in 1999 to help alleviate drainage concerns in the area.
Kings Point Road DNR Park
The City of Minnetrista installed a fishing pier at the DNR’s park on Kings Point Road in 2003.
Three Rivers Park District Park
This boat launch is a primary public access point for Halstead Bay. There is boat trailer parking and a turnaround available for use. It opened for use in 2000.
Located in Hunters Crest, Linden Park sports a colorful playground, basketball and sand volleyball courts and a picnic pavilion.
The City Council accepted the Master Plan for this new park in Hunters Crest in 2007.
Located at the junction of Game Farm Rd N and Game Farm Rd E, the Little Long Lake Boat Access is a DNR operated public waters access point. A parking lot is available for vehicles and trailers.
The legendary Merriman Cemetery has often been forgotten and rediscovered. There appear to be several newspaper articles in the archives of the newly discovered abandoned cemetery. The City Council added the historic cemetery to the park system and began to build a driveway to the site to allow for maintenance access.
Merz Marsh Park, named after one of the first German settlers to the area, was dedicated in 2001 as part of the Turtle Creek Subdivision. Currently, it consists of a half basketball court, playground equipment, trails, and a soccer field. The park extends all the way to Six Mile Creek.
North Cusoke Park was dedicated as part of the North Saunders Lake subdivision in 2002. It includes a pedestrian bridge over a channel in Saunders Lake. It is possible to launch canoes from this park.
Located in the Painters Creek subdivision near County Road 110 and Alexandra Drive
Perennial Park was dedicated in 2000 as part of the Heatherwood Glenn subdivision. It has frontage both on County Road 110 North and Langewood Drive. It consists of a picnic shelter, grills, horseshoe pitch, and many perennial plants. There is also a trail that runs along Sunnyfield Road to the football field and a trail along County Road 110.
Located off Tuxedo Road on Phelp's Bay southeast of Douglas Beach Park.
Slow Creek Park was dedicated as part of the Sunnybrook Farms Subdivision in 2001. The park was partially constructed by the developer and the City over 2002 and 2003. It consists of a woodchip trail that snakes through the lowlands around the Creek and then terminates in an area where there is a small playground and a picnic area. Also, featured in this area is a bituminous trail that the City built along Game Farm Road to the school.
South Cusoke Park was dedicated as part of the South Saunders subdivision in 2002. A paved trail down to the lake was installed in 2003.
The boat launch on Tuxedo Road has been in operation since the early 1970’s. It has a parking lot on site.
Located at County Road 110 and Sunnyfield Road.
The DNR operated boat access on beautiful Whaletail Lake is located on its southern side. Parking is available for both boats and trailers. There are also temporary restroom facitilies during summer months.
This park was dedicated as part of the Maple Leaf Estates subdivision in 2000. There are trailways through this area that lead to the park.
The Woods of Saga Hill Park was tax forfeited land originally taken by the City in the early 1960’s. The deed was misfiled, however, and the park was not developed until 2004. The mostly wooded park has a set of playground equipment and a bituminous trail with off-street parking.