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
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 six-foot, non-retractable leash are allowed on paved trails.
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 12 PM–6 PM, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
For kayaking, canoeing and other non-motorized boating, see our paddling page.
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
Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day (May 28–September 5):
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 11 AM–7 PM
June 16–August 19:
Thursdays and Fridays: 11 AM–7 PM
Online reservations required: Reserve a boat.
Boats can be reserved online up to seven days in advance or in person.
Closed for the Season
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 AM-8 PM Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
All Programs & Events
See all upcoming programs at Bryant Lake!
Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club
Bryant Lake Regional Park is the host training site for the Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club.
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.
KARE 11's Hitting the Trails series highlights Three Rivers Parks.