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.

things to do

Bike Trail


Biking on paved trail

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.

Boat Launch


Women enjoying boat ride

178 acres of water

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.

July 23, 7:30 AM–4 PM
The Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club will be hosting a regatta which will utilize a large portion of Bryant Lake. Boat rental will be closed and parking will be limited.

Disc Golf

Disc Golf

Youth viewing course

18 holes

Bryant’s premier disc golf course is 18 holes in length and features a short course and a long course, scenic lake views and the infamous hole #17, where golfers throw their discs off a cliff to reach the basket. An annual or daily pass is required.

Dog Trails - Off Leash

Dog Off-Leash

Man with two dogs

9.3 fenced acres

The off-leash area is one of Three Rivers’ many off-leash areas. The site is completely fenced, with a double-gated entry and includes an area for small dogs. A daily or annual pass is required. Shelter and water are available.

Dog Trails - On Leash

Dog Trails

Couple walking dog on leash

2 miles of trails

Dogs are allowed on all paved trails with a six-foot, non-retractable leash. During the winter, the multi-use trails provide access for dog sleds, skijoring and dogs on 6-foot non-retractable leash. Owners must pick-up after their dogs.

Fishing / Fishing Pier


Woman on fishing pier

178 acres of water

Located adjacent to the boat launch, this fishing pier is wheelchair accessible. Anglers must have a valid Minnesota fishing license.



GPS units on table

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.



Couple hiking wooded trail

4.4 miles of trails

The hills at Bryant Lake Regional Park give spectacular vistas and are sure to get your heart rate up. There are paved and turf hiking trails.



Woman on paddleboard

178 acres of water

Canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, paddleboats, and rowboats are available to rent for most of the summer. A boat launch is provided with limited boat trailer parking spaces. Call for rental hours and other details.

Picnic Area

Picnic Areas

Man grilling food

First-come, first-served picnic areas are located along the lakeshore between the creative play area and the boat launch. Waters Edge picnic site and the 3,000 square-foot pavilion are available to rent for groups.

Play Area

Play Areas

Boy with climbing net

You want to relax, but the kids want to play. Located near the beach, the play area is equipped with a climbing net structure and toddler equipment.



Children playing in lake


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 through Labor Day.

Upcoming Events

Aug. 1 | Bryant Lake
Cool down from the summer heat with a dunk tank and waterslide! Build a sandcastle, make a craft, and meet wildlife from Richardson Nature Center. 

June & Aug. | Multiple Locations
Enjoy the great outdoors while learning to fish with your family! Practice preparing equipment and handling the fish after they're caught. Equipment provided. Reserve your spot today!

Ongoing | Multiple Locations
What better way to beat the summer heat than to get out on the water? Try rafting and kayaking, go for a canoe under a full moon, or test your balance on a stand-up paddleboard.

See all upcoming programs at Bryant Lake!

July 22 Regatta Will Affect Use of Bryant Lake

On Sunday, July 22, the Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club will host a Regatta on Bryant Lake. A large portion of the lake will be utilized from 7:30 AM–3 PM. Boat rentals will open at 3 PM, and parking will be limited until 3 PM.

young boy wading in the water holding a net.

Register for Summer Camp

Summer camp registration is now open. Camps are available on topics including nature exploration, outdoor recreation, golf, fishing, farming, art and Minnesota history. See camps offered at Bryant Lake, or browse all summer camps at Three Rivers.

Bryant Lake Regional Park offers rental spaces that are perfect for casual wedding receptions, corporate events, birthday parties, school groups and more.

Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club

Bryant Lake Regional Park is the host training site for the Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club.

Natural Resources

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.

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