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  1. Free Buckthorn Dump in October for Edina Residents

    Edina residents can properly dispose of their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump the last two weekends in October. Read on...
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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. 

Explore Edina

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:

  • Playgrounds
  • Walking, biking or multi-use trails
  • Ice skating rinks
  • Picnic tables
  • Restrooms
  • Rental spaces at parks and recreation facilities 

Use the Park Finder to find a park by location, activity or amenity or visit one of our recreation facilities

2021 Quality of Life Survey 

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).

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