The Parks & Recreation Department works to be recognized as having Minnesota’s premier parks, recreation and trail system that provides unrivaled opportunities to maximize Edina’s quality of life by nurturing the health and well-being of our people, our community, our environment, and our economy.
Edina has more than 40 parks and 1,500 acres of open space to explore and enjoy just a few minutes drive from downtown Minneapolis. Many parks include:
In the 2021 Quality of Live survey, 12 of the 13 parks and recreation amenities, including trails, neighborhood parks and recreation facilities, were highly rated by about 9 in 10 respondents or more. Overall, 30 of the 34 services were rated as excellent or good by at least 60% of survey respondents. Read the summary of results in the report (PDF).