Parks and Recreation

Offering both a peaceful repose and opportunites for education and enjoyment, there are eight parks within Princeton's borders which make use of the areas natural resources. The twisting east and west branches of the Rum River join together in the city, and the expansive Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge is nearby.

Riverside Park provides a picnic shelter, playground equipment, camping facilities for 12 recreational vehicles
and numerous tents, and canoe launching. Rum River Drive & 3rd Street North

Mark Park is a main attraction with three softball fields, playground equipment, a picnic area with three shelters,
and the Splash Park. 405 11th Ave South

Pioneer Park with its nature and environmental trail, has become an educational tool for the Princeton Public School Systems.
One block east of 8th Street North & 5th Avenue South

Civic Center Park has barbeques, picnic areas, sports field, playground equipment, also a winter skating rink (weather permitting).
There is a building with a kitchen and large dining area available for rent. 506 9th Street North

Senior Citizen's Park has benches for a quiet sitting area. 2nd Street North & 8th Avenue North Rainbow Park offers barbeques, a fire pit, picnic area, playground equipment and a basketball court. Rum River Drive & 12th Street North

Triangle Park is heavily treed with benches for a quiet spot to rest. Rum River Drive & 12th Street North

The Rum River provides Princeton area residents with some great fishing spots and canoeing opportunities. Canoers can start in Princeton and drift nearly 100 miles.

Nature lovers will enjoy the 30,700 acre Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, located about five miles southwest of Princeton. The Refuge offers hiking, hunting, fishing, bird watching and cross-country skiing. Bordering the Refuge is the Sand Dunes State Forest area.
17076 293rd Avenue, Zimmerman

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