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 at Bryant Lake Regional Park will last through October 2020. Some areas of the park are impacted, including the boat launch. Learn more about the project and which areas of the park are affected.

The main parking lot, beach, picnic areas, play area and disc golf course are now open. 

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things to do

Bike Trail

Biking

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

Boating

Women enjoying boat ride

178 acres of water

The boat launch will be closed July 6-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.

Disc Golf

Disc Golf

Youth viewing course

18 holes

The disc golf course is open! Holes 15-18 will remain closed through August 31 due to construction.

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 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.

Fishing / Fishing Pier

Fishing

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.
 

Geocaching

Geocaching

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.

Hiking

Hiking

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.

Paddling

Paddling

Woman on paddleboard

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

Boat rentals will be available at Bryant Lake starting July 1.

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. See rental rates.

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

Open

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.

Swimming

Swimming

Children playing in lake

Open

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.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing | Multiple Locations
Go for a guided morning canoe on a serene lake, learn the essentials of kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding, and more!

Ongoing | Multiple Locations
Try fishing for the first time or sharpen your skills! 

All Programs

See all upcoming programs at Bryant Lake!

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.

Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club

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

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

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