Playgrounds + Parks

City Park – Located in the heart of Chatfield, it is home to the Visitor & Information Center and features a picnic tables, bandshell, public restroom and and TreeTop Towers play area. | Map Groen Park – Located on a bend of Mill Creek, Groen Park features a walking trail, playground, porta potties and LionsContinue reading “Playgrounds + Parks”

Hiking + Walking Trails

Hiking & Snowshoeing Lost Creek Hiking Trail – On mostly private land, this trail crosses streams and managed forests with certain parts running on gravel or asphalt roads. | Website | Map Pin Oak Prairie Scientific and Natural Area – Captures a meandering stretch of the Root River’s Middle Branch with sandy soils and terraces settingContinue reading “Hiking + Walking Trails”

Canoe Access – Root River State Water Trail

“The Root River represents the timeless scenic and historic qualities characteristic of southeastern Minnesota. The river has gentle to moderate flow with a few riffles, although water level can vary substantially with rainfall. Many quaint towns along the river offer historical sights, services, and hospitality, making it ideal for a family day trip. There areContinue reading “Canoe Access – Root River State Water Trail”