8 Things to Do in Champlin That You Shouldn't Miss

Champlin (/ˈtʃæmplən/ CHAMP-lən) is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 23,089 at the 2010 census. Champlin is a northern suburb of Minneapolis.

1. Elm Creek Singletrack Trail

951 W Hayden Lake Rd, Champlin, MN 55316 Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails
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5 based on 12 reviews

Elm Creek Singletrack Trail

Reviewed By nancyb890 - Champlin, MinnesotaChamplin, Minnesota

Great place to walk, hike and bike, all in one!

Beautiful trails in the Elm Creek Park Reserve accessed on the west side of Champlin. Ample parking for around 75 vehicles, restrooms availabe and even air for your bicycle tires if needed. Trail is in process of being renovated so some parts are currentl

2. Highpointe Park

10200 Goose Lake Parkway, Champlin, MN 55316 Nature & Parks, Fun & Games, Outdoor Activities, Playgrounds, Hiking Trails More
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Highpointe Park

Reviewed By nancyb890 - Champlin, MinnesotaChamplin, Minnesota

Great place to walk and relax!

Finally got back to the park yesterday! It has an awesome playground, tennis courts and of course the sliding hill was a children's favorite this past winter. You can take the walking path north into Win Creek park reserve which also connects to the local

3. Jerry Ruppelius Park

10951 Elm Creek Parkway, Champlin, MN 55316 Nature & Parks, Fun & Games, Outdoor Activities, Playgrounds, Hiking Trails, Nature & Wildlife Areas More
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4.5 based on 3 reviews

Reviewed By nancyb890 - Champlin, MinnesotaChamplin, Minnesota

Great place to walk and enjoy the fresh air!

Been here many times in the past year since moving to this community. Lots of great playground equipment, and walking/bike paths as well. Large parking lot for visitors.

4. Doris A. Kemp Park

921 Highway 169, Champlin, MN 55316 Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 5 reviews

Doris A. Kemp Park

Reviewed By nancyb890 - Champlin, MinnesotaChamplin, Minnesota

Great place to walk and relax!

Just love this park located on the north side of Champlin on Highway 169. The northeast corner is near a small lake adjoined by a dam that flows from the mighty Mississippi. The Womens Garden Club of Champlin will continue to provide their services to the

5. Lakeside Park

9410 Lakeside Trl, Champlin, MN 55316-2612 Nature & Parks
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Lakeside Park

Reviewed By nancyb890 - Champlin, MinnesotaChamplin, Minnesota

Great place for the kids to play and to enjoy the beautiful scenery and park reserve near by!

I discovered this beautiful park last year when I was out walking one day. It is a local neighborhood park with a playground and a place to sit and relax. The trail extends into the Elm Creek Park Reserve as well. Excellent view of the park reserve, natur

6. Harold H. Johnson Park

9801 Elm Creek Trl N, Champlin, MN 55316-2637 Nature & Parks
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Harold H. Johnson Park

Reviewed By nancyb890 - Champlin, MinnesotaChamplin, Minnesota

Great place to relax and playground for the kids!

This small but quaint park located on the Champlin Trail system near Elm Creek Parkway. Nice playground for the kids, swings and seating to sit, relax and enjoy the nearby wetlands. Lots of open space, easy to access from several neighborhoods.

7. Elm Creek Dog Off Leash Area

11750 Zachary Lane, Champlin, MN 55316 Nature & Parks
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5 based on 2 reviews

Reviewed By nancyb890 - Champlin, MinnesotaChamplin, Minnesota

Great place for your pet!

Located on the edge of the Elm Creek Park Reserve in Western Champlin, this is a great place to bring your pet and enjoy the fresh and clean air of the park. There are public restrooms here and plenty of places to sit. Although there is a small fee to ent

8. Mann Champlin Cinema 14

11500 Theatre Dr N, Champlin, MN 55316-2749 Fun & Games, Movie Theaters
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4.5 based on 7 reviews

Reviewed By nancyb890 - Champlin, MinnesotaChamplin, Minnesota

Nice theatre, clean and friendly employees!

First visit here for several years. The place hasn't changed much. The employees were all nice and friendly and the main area and bathrooms were very clean. Just noticed that they are still selling tickets manually, they haven't updated to self ticketing

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