Parks & Recreation

River Oaks
Welcome to your guide to the Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation Department. Cottage Grove is a fantastic community with more than 1,300 acres of park land open for all ages to enjoy. Our mission is to create and promote policies, programs and places that enable active living to improve health, well-being, education and vitality to our community. We want you to take advantage of our services.

The park system is extensive and includes:

  • 18-hole golf course
  • 33 neighborhood parks, 10 trails located within the city
  • Indoor three-sheet ice arena facility
  • Natural open spaces
  • Outdoor skating rinks
  • Park buildings for rent
  • Paved and natural trail systems
  • Play structures
  • Sports fields

Park space in Cottage Grove also includes the Ravine Regional Park; maintained by Washington County Parks.