Como Park

Como Park

Address:1225 Estabrook Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55103

Phone:651-632-5111
Fax:651-632-5115
Web: www.ci.stpaul.mn.us/depts/parks
Size: 450 acres.
Location:Hamline Avenue and Midway Parkway in north-central Saint Paul. Take I-94 to the North Lexington Parkway, then turn north.
Facilities:Picnic areas, concessions, pavilion, pool, lake, boat launch, paddleboat rentals, trails, conservatory, Japanese garden, zoo, amusement rides, pony rides, playground, 18-hole golf course, miniature golf course, sports areas.
Activities:Boating (electric trolling motors), fishing, swimming, bicycling, golf, tennis, softball.
Special Features:Park was named after a lake in northern Italy on the Italian-Swiss border, an area famous for its beautiful lakes and forests. Park houses the Como Zoo, established in 1887.

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