Bryant Lake Regional Park
Bryant Lake Regional Park is nestled in 170 beautiful acres of rolling hills, woodlands, wetlands, and grasslands. Among the scenery, you might spot deer, waterfowl or songbirds that have made the park home. Enjoy activities such as disc golf on the 18-hole course and swimming in the sand-bottomed Bryant Lake.
Construction at Bryant Lake
Road and parking lot construction will last through October 2020. Some areas of the park are impacted, including the boat launch, which is closed through Aug. 31.
The main parking lot, beach, picnic areas, play area and disc golf course are now open. Learn more about the project and which areas of the park are affected.
things to do
12.5 miles of trails
Take a lap or two to rev up the heart rate on the park's paved trails. With a short connection on city trails visitors can travel north out of the park to the Minnesota River Bluff LRT Regional Trails. Dogs on a 6-foot, non-retractable leash are allowed on paved trails.
178 acres of water
The boat launch is closed through August 31, 2020 due to construction.
Canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, paddleboats, and rowboats are available for most of the summer. A boat launch is provided with limited boat trailer parking spaces. An annual or daily boat trailer parking pass is required.
Please note the following ordinance: A 15-mph speed limit for watercraft on Bryant Lake is in effect Sundays from noon–6:00 PM, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
2 miles of trails
Dogs on a six-foot non-retractable leash are allowed on paved and turf trails, except where otherwise noted. During the winter, the multi-use trails provide access for dog sleds, skijoring and dogs on six-foot non-retractable leash. Owners must pick-up after their dogs.
Geocaching is a family-friendly, high-tech treasure hunt that combines respect for the environment with a sense of adventure. This activity involves placing or looking for a cache using global positioning system (GPS) equipment.
178 acres of water
Bryant Lake offers endless opportunities for exploring on the water. Take a slow paddle along the shoreline and watch for wildlife, or head to the middle of lake for a different view. At Bryant, you can rent canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, paddleboats, and rowboats. A boat launch is provided with limited boat trailer parking spaces.
Rental Hours & Process
Hours: Noon-7 PM, Daily
New in 2020: All boat rentals must be reserved online. Boats can be reserved in two-hour time blocks up to seven days in advance. Same-day reservations are available.
The main parking lot is now open for beach users.
Bryant Lake is a peaceful swimming retreat with lots of amenities including concession nearby. The water is regularly monitored to ensure safe water quality. The beach is unguarded and free. Swimming hours are 9:00 AM-8:00 PM Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Aug. 4 & 14 | Bryant & Carver
Test your aim with an archery lesson or learn how to kayak! Open to ages 50+.
All Programs and Events
See all upcoming programs at Bryant Lake!
Three Rivers works with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), watershed and conservation districts and lake homeowner associations to stop the introduction of exotic species into lakes. Learn more about aquatic invasive species.
Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club
Bryant Lake Regional Park is the host training site for the Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club.