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
Things To Do
Cedarview Group Campsite is available for tent camping. Water, grill, fire pit, reservation shelter are nearby. There is an additional fee for electricity access. Boats can be launched from the public launch on Cedar Lake and docked near the group camp. Reservations can be made ahead of time.
0.8 miles of trails
Dogs on a six-foot, non-retractable leash are allowed on paved and turf trails except where posted otherwise. They are not permitted in beach areas. 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.
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 a boat? Rent a canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard or paddleboat at the park.
Rental Hours & Process
Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day (May 28–September 5):
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 11 AM–7 PM
Boats can be reserved online up to seven days in advance or in person. Reserving online is encouraged to ensure availability.
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.
Opens Memorial Day Weekend
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 AM–sunset.
All Programs & Events
See all upcoming programs and events at Cedar Lake!
The Lakeside picnic shelter can be reserved for group events.
Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park is operated under a joint powers agreement between Scott County and Three Rivers Park District.
Funding to purchase a portion of the land for this park was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund.
The Wandering Naturalist
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