Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park

Located on the south shore of Cedar Lake near New Prague, Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park is a picturesque site for picnicking, swimming, and shore fishing. This site also offers a spectacular setting for an outdoor wedding and reception, corporate retreat, and educational and recreational activities.

Interactive Map of Cedar Lake Farm

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things to do

Bike Trail

Biking

Biker on bridge along Dakota Rail Regional Trail

The one-mile paved trail is available for biking.

Boat Launch

Boating

Group on pontoon boat

Boats can be launched from the public launch on Cedar Lake. Carry-in access is available in the park.

Don't have your own boat? Kayaks, canoes and paddleboards are available for rent Fridays-Sundays and holidays from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. Rental hours are 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Campground

Camping

Campfire and tent

Cedarview Group Campsite is available for tent camping, with a capacity up to 30 people. Water, grill, fire pit, reservation shelter are nearby, no electricity. Boats can be launched from the public launch on Cedar Lake and docked near the group camp. Reservations can be made ahead of time.

Dog Trails - On Leash

Dog Trails

Trailhead for dog trails

0.8 miles of trails

Dogs on a six-foot, non-retractable leash are allowed on all paved trails except where posted otherwise. They are not permitted on turf trails, in picnic or beach areas. Owners must pick-up after their dogs.

Fishing / Fishing Pier

Fishing

Boy with fishing pole on lakeshore

780 acres of water

Dip a line in Cedar Lake from the accessible fishing pier or from a boat, canoe or kayak. 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

Couples walking on paved trail

1 mile of trail

The one-mile paved trail is available for hiking year-round and provides access throughout the park for a stroll.

Paddling

Paddling

Person on paddleboard and in kayak

780 acres of water

Boats can be launched from the public launch on Cedar Lake or portaged through the park to shore. Don't have your own boat? Rent a canoe, kayak or standup paddleboard at the park. Call for hours.

Picnic Area

Picnic Areas

Picnic table in shaded area

With a canopy of mature oak trees and vistas of the lake, Cedar Lake Farm is a perfect place to dine al fresco. The large reservation picnic shelter is the perfect venue for a unique family reunion, graduation party, outdoor wedding/reception or company picnic.
 

Play Area

Play Areas

A boy in a play area

The play area is located near the beach and provides for some creative fun.
 

Swimming

Swimming

Children playing in lake

Avoid the crowds and cool off during the hot days in Cedar Lake. Enjoy the other nearby amenities of the park and the shade of the mature oak trees. The water is regularly monitored to ensure safe water quality. The beach is unguarded and free. Hours are 9:00 AM–8:00 PM.

programs and events

Upcoming programs and events at Cedar Lake Farm.

Picnic Reservations

The Lakeside picnic shelter can be reserved for group events.

Scott County

Scott County logoCedar Lake Farm Regional Park is operated under a joint powers agreement between Scott County and Three Rivers Park District.

Funding

Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund logoFunding to purchase a portion of the land for this park was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund.

Follow Cedar Lake Farm

Lifelong memories are made at camp! Camps for kids ages 4–15 are available on topics including nature exploration, outdoor recreation, golf, fishing, farming, art and Minnesota history.

Upcoming Events

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.

Throw a line for your own catch of the day. In Three Rivers, you might reel in muskie, northern pike, sunfish, bass or even walleye.

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