French Visitor Center

The French Visitor Center has concessions, public seating and restrooms. Meeting rooms available for reservations provide a peaceful setting for meeting, family functions and celebrations.

French PDF Maps

Find printable maps of the park on the French Regional Park page.

Parking

Daily parking fees apply to commercial vehicles, buses or vans. Reservations for commercial vehicles must be made at least two weeks in advance by calling 763-559-6700.

Rental Spaces

French Visitor Center can be reserved for groups and offers views of the park's activities and surrounding woods. 

Winter Equipment Rental

Ski, snowshoe and sled rentals, snacks and beverages are available in the winter at French Visitor Center.

Cross-Country Skis

New For The 2020-21 Season: Cross-country ski sets can be reserved up to seven days in advance as trail conditions allow; same-day reservations are available. Reservations can be made online or over the phone by calling 763-559-6700. Due to limited equipment and indoor capacity, reserving equipment prior to arriving is highly encouraged.

Reserve Skis Online at French

Classic skis | Skate skis 

Snowshoes

New For The 2020-21 Season: Snowshoes can be reserved up to seven days in advance as snow conditions allow. Reservations can be made online or over the phone by calling 763-559-6700. Advance reservations are required.