Parks & Recreation

There are a number of parks throughout the City. These parks provide facilities for sports, recreation, and relaxation. The facilities include playground equipment, shelters, grills, benches, ball fields, and open grass area. Below is a list of park names and locations:

Central Park and Brianna Scurry Park

12260 South Diamond Lake Road, Dayton, MN 55327 map
Central Park and Brianna Scurry Soccer Field, off of South Diamond Lake Road, is a big area with soccer fields, ball fields, skating rink, parking lot, and plenty of mowed grass area. 

Cloquet Overlook Park

13900 Dayton River Road (Co. Rd. 12), Dayton, MN 55327 map
Cloquet Overlook park, on Dayton River Road, has walking trails, benches and picnic tables, grills, children’s playground equipment, and a viewing area overlooking the Mississippi River. 

Diamond Lake Diamonds Park

16471 South Diamond Lake Road, Dayton, MN 55327 map
This park features youth athletic fields. 

Donahue Dells Park

12931 Arrowood Lane North, Dayton, MN 55327 map
This park has children’s playground equipment and a pond. 

Goodin Park

17330 Dayton River Road, Dayton, MN 55327 map
Goodin Park, on Dayton River Road, has grills, benches, and a trail down to the Mississippi River. 

Leathers Park

14021 Balsam Lane North, Dayton, MN 55327 map
Leathers Park features soccer fields. 

McNeil Park 

15981 Shadyview Lane North, Dayton, MN 55327 map
McNeil Park, in the historic Village, has a ball field, picnic tables, and children’s playground equipment.

Old Orchards Park

13590 Vinewood Lane North, Dayton, MN 55327 map
This park is a pond.

Riversbend Park

13010 141st Avenue North, Dayton, MN 55327 map
Riversbend Park, parking lot found at the end of 141st Ave N, has a ball field and new Children’s playground equipment installed in 2017 with a zip-line! 

River Hills Park

Planning continues for the River Hills Park, the park dedicated with the River Hills subdivision! The park land is located west of River Hills Parkway and South of Dayton River Road (click here). City Council authorized the purchase of playground equipment on October 8th, 2019. The playground will provide activities for a range of ages and abilities! The full park build out will include a multitude of options for recreation (see the links below for more information).

Stephens Park

14430 Dayton River Road, Dayton, MN 55327 map

Sue McLean Park

18500 Levee Street, Dayton, MN 55327 map
Sue McLean Park, in the historic village, has great views of the river.

Sundance Woods Park

Located off of Sundance Woods Boulevard and Rush Creek Parkway, in the Sundance Woods Development, in Dayton, MN 55327 map

The park features a zip-line, climbers, net structures, slides, expression swing, benches and picnic tables.

Wildwood Springs Park

11800 Stoneridge Road, Dayton, MN 55327 map
Wildwood Springs 9 hole disc golf course is now open!!! View the course map here.