Lyman P White Park

Our new Lyman P. White Park, featuring the Mississippi Landing Trailhead, is situated on a 3-acre parcel adjacent to the Mississippi River.  The park was built with the intention of connecting residents and visitors to the Mississippi River through recreation, education, and restoration; providing an accessible connection to the river for everyone.

The park features a fantastic amphitheater in a park setting with great river views, ample terraced seating and open turf space for concerts and community events.  A space for outdoor education, under a pavilion, is available for rent as well.

There is a canoe/kayak launch for use by the public and pays tribute to the site history as a point of departure and arrival.  Two river overlooks, a trailhead kiosk, benches, restroom building, playground and interpretive signs make this a great destination park for the entire family.

The site of the new Mississippi Landing Trailhead at Lyman P. White Park used to be a park. Check out the news article here.

To reserve the amphitheater and education center Click Here.

Funding for this project was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR).

The Trust Fund is a permanent fund constitutionally established by the citizens of Minnesota to assist in the protection, conservation, preservation, and enhancement of the state’s air, water, land, fish, wildlife, and other natural resources.  Currently 40% of net Minnesota State Lottery proceeds are dedicated to growing the Trust Fund and ensuring future benefits for Minnesota’s environment and natural resources.


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