Cleary Lake Regional Park
Cleary Lake Regional Park is one of the most popular year-round recreation spots in the south metro. With amenities including a golf course, campground, picnic area, cross-country ski trails, swimming beach and more, this beautiful park has something for everyone.
things to do
5.3 miles of trails
Walk your dog on miles of trails that wind through the park. Dogs are allowed only on paved trails with a six-foot, non-retractable leash. Owners must pick-up after their dog.
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.
Skijoring & Dog Sledding
Closed for the Season
An unguarded beach is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. The water is regularly monitored to ensure safe water quality. The beach is unguarded and free. Hours are 9:00 AM–8:00 PM.
Dec. 30–March 2 | Various Locations
Try snowshoeing for the first time in a beginner lesson or head out on a guided trek to explore the winter wilderness. Find a program that interests you!
March 3–26 | Various Locations
Drop your little one at a syrup-themed preschool program, attend a maple syrup festival or take a class on making your own syrup! Browse all syruping programs.
Visitor Center Winter Hours
Hours for December to March are as follows:
If there is snow:
Sunday–Thursday: 9:00 AM–7:00 PM
Friday and Saturday: 9:00 AM–9:00 PM
Ski trail lights will stay on until 10:00 PM.
Ski rentals will be available.
If there is no snow or poor trail conditions:
Daily: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Ski trail lights will stay on until 10:00 PM
No ski rentals.
Aerators To Be Installed In Cleary Lake
Aerators will be installed in Cleary Lake as soon after Dec. 1, 2017 as conditions allow. Anyone using the lake should be aware that aerators can lead to unsafe ice conditions, including thin ice or open water, on portions of the lake. Learn more.
A portion of the north turf trail at Cleary Lake Regional Park is closed.
Cleary Lake Regional Park is operated under a joint powers agreement between Scott County and Three Rivers Park District.