No, not the tv show, but after this long in quarantine, you have to be getting sick of TV on the couch anyway! 

With summer heating up it’s time for some outdoor fun! Not sure what to do? We can help give some ideas that the whole family will love!


Roosevelt Park Zoo


Tigers, Lions, and Bears oh my! you can see it all at the Minot Zoo!

Spend time visiting the monkeys, penguins, or even feeding the giraffes!

Little ones can also enjoy the petting zoo including donkeys and goats!

Maybe you’re in the mood for a ride on the Zoo train or a snack from the concessions stand?

Whatever it may be the Minot Zoo has it all!


Roosevelt Park


Roosevelt has a great area for walking, biking, picnics, volleyball and more. This park is completely pet friendly as well, so be sure to bring the furry friends!

Roosevelt Park is also equipped with a high quality skate park and tennis courts, there is something for everyone. 


Roosevelt Park Pool


What better way to cool off on a hot summer day than to take swim or maybe venture down a huge water slide?

Roosevelt Park Pool is family friendly including a kiddy pool as well! You can enjoy an individual pass or a family pool pass to go whenever you’d like!


Dakota Bark Park


Do have furry friends like to get out and play?

Venture on down to the Dakota Bark Park and take the dogs for a play date!

They have gated areas for every size and your dogs will enjoy making new friends!

The Dakota Bark Park also includes walking trails that you don’t want to miss!


Oak Park


If you’re wanting a pretty nature walk, run or bike ride on a beautiful summer day check out Oak Park!

Enjoy walking the trail or having a picnic in one of the many sheltered areas. The park is equipped with many state of the art pieces of playground equipment or you could even take in a variety of shows throughout the season at the Amphitheater. 


Oak Park Splashpad


Cool off on those hot summer days at the Oak Park Splashpad!  The kids are sure to love it, and the adults definitely love it too!



Polaris Park


Polaris park is located on the NW side of Minot! This park includes a Disc Golf Course, Ball field, tennis courts, and a picnic shelter!

Feel free to bring the furry friends as Polaris Park is also pet friendly!


Scandinavian Heritage Park


Looking for a day filled with a little history? At the Scandinavian Heritage Park you’ll find replicas from each of the five Scandinavian and Nordic Countries: Denmark,

Finland, Norway, Iceland, and Sweden! Make sure to check out the 25 foot tall Swedish Dala Horse while you’re there!


There are many more parks to discover and enjoy all over town. Check out the entire Park District offerings here!


Youth Programs


The Minot Park District offers fun activities that promote a healthy and fun lifestyle!

From T-ball to softball and Youth Tennis to Youth Cross Country your kids will be sure to find a sport they love!

Follow the link here for more information!