Hyland Visitor Center

The Hyland Lake visitor center is located within Hyland's Recreation Park Area, which includes an award-winning play area. The visitor center features limited concessions, restrooms, a fire place, and cross-country ski rental in winter.

Hyland PDF Maps

Find printable maps of the park on the Hyland Lake Park Reserve page.

Upcoming events

Jan. 27 | Richardson
Experience the adventures of Minnesota's hardy ice harvesters! Cut blocks of ice out of the pond, learn about food preservation techniques, and warm up with hot cocoa by a fire. 

October–February | Richardson
Explore nature through hands-on activities for the whole family. Drop in anytime!

Dec. 29–March 2 | Various Locations
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.

Richardson Nature Center

Richardson Nature Center provides a place for people to explore nature and engage with their environment. Education programs are available for groups and individuals.

Rental Spaces

Hyland Visitor Center can be reserved for groups and offers scenic views of Hyland Lake and the renowned creative play area just outside.

Parking

Daily parking fees apply to commercial vehicles, buses, or vans. Reservations for commercial vehicles must be made at least two weeks in advance by calling 763.559.6700.