Just 20 minutes outside the Twin Cities, discover the more than 1,500 acres of park land and nearly 100 miles of trails that Cottage Grove has to offer. In addition to the above amenities, Cottage Grove’s newly updated Oakwood Park is a top-notch site to try your hand at disc golf. Looking for lake views or a serene spot to fish? Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park includes 515 acres of beautiful hills, trails, and fresh air allowing you to fully immerse yourself in nature.
In addition to boasting an array of amazing outdoor recreation options, Cottage Grove also prides itself on its small-town feel and big friendly events.
Rain or shine, you’ll want to kick off your summer at the annual Strawberry Fest June 15-18, packed with tons of family-friendly activities. See a magician, play in a ninja warrior course, go for the gold in a kid’s tractor pull, show your chops at the pie eating contest, and check out the parade, fireworks, carnival, and much more.
On August 19, join us for the Cottage Grove Bike Park’s 10-year anniversary event. Starting at 11 a.m., you can bet on food, drinks, and a whole lot of fun. Bring your bike, helmet, and the whole crew over to ride the tracks, jumps, and ramps. This event is weather-dependent, so keep an eye on Discover Cottage Grove’s Facebook page for any updates.
In September, you can be part of history as Cottage Grove hosts its first ever Food Truck Festival. Not only will 20-plus food trucks be selling their unique street eats, global cuisines, and delectable desserts at this free event, but from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., festival goers will also be able to enjoy live entertainment and beer garden brews and sit back while the kids play on the playground or participate in activities we’ll have set up for the day.
Looking for something a little more low-key? We’d be remiss if we didn’t tell you about Hope Glen Farm’s Tree House Suite. Whether you’re a solo adventurer, business traveler, or looking for a quick getaway, relive your childhood in this fully furnished luxury Tree House equipped with a fireplace, outdoor decks, jacuzzi, rain shower, and 40-foot tower for gazing at the stars.
For more information on the above events, accommodations, and more, please visit DiscoverCottageGrove.com or email us at DiscoverCottageGrove@gmail.com with questions.
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