Cleary Lake Regional Park
Cleary Lake Regional Park is one of the most popular year-round recreation spots in the south metro. With amenities including a golf course, campground, picnic area, cross-country ski trails, swimming beach and more, this beautiful park has something for everyone.
things to do
5.3 miles of trails
Walk your dog on miles of trails that wind through the park. Dogs are allowed only on paved trails with a six-foot, non-retractable leash. Owners must pick-up after their dog.
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.
5.9 miles of trails
Get your blood pumping with a brisk walk. A trail with rest stops and a water pump loops around Cleary Lake. The trail has connections leading to the Scott West Regional Trail for east and west connections from the park.
Fall Hiking – Lighted Trails
Hike under the lights in fall. The Poplar and Lakeside trails at Cleary have lights on until 9:00 PM until winter trail operations begin (typically after 2–3 inches of snowfall).
Skijoring & Dog Sledding
An unguarded beach is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. The water is regularly monitored to ensure safe water quality. The beach is unguarded and free. Hours are 9:00 AM–8:00 PM.
Nov. 29 | All Parks
This Black Friday, skip shopping and go exploring instead. Join one of our programs, or find your own adventure outside!
Ongoing | Multiple Locations
Enjoy nighttime adventures under the magic of a full moon. Experience the beauty of the parks at night and see which creatures come out to greet you.
All Programs and Events
Visit the reservation system to browse all upcoming programs and events at Cleary!
Cleary Lake Regional Park is operated under a joint powers agreement between Scott County and Three Rivers Park District.
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