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Terrace Oaks Park is treated as two parks - East and West - by the City of Burnsville. However, for the purposes of a visitor, they are the same large park. Terrace Oaks West is a large community park; while Terrace Oaks East is a 4-acre neighborhood park in the northeast corner of the property. The combined parks feature playgrounds, trails, sports courts and fields and picnic areas. There are also biking trails in the summer and cross-country ski trails in the winter. Weather permitting, the mountain bike trails are open April 1 through Oct. 31.
Nature Play at Terrace Oaks Park
New for the Summer of 2018 is Burnsville's first official nature play area. Kids are encouraged to climb, jump, build and explore. The area will include painted animal tracks, tree cookies, climbing logs and rocks, log trails, building sticks and limestone block benches. The nature play area is open when the park is open (5 am - 10 pm).
Birthday Parties at Terrace Oaks Park
Located in the west park, a picnic shelter with attached indoor space can be rented for birthday parties and other private events. It can accommodate up to 100 people with indoor seating for up to 30 and outdoor seating for another 45. Call the park for more information or to reserve a space.
|Rental Fees||Resident||Non Resident|
|Per Day (weekdays), Friday - Sunday, Holidays||$145||$165|
|5 Hours (Monday - Thursday)||$80||$100|
Winter at Terrace Oaks Park
Terrace Oaks Savanna Restoration
The City of Burnsville is applying for a state grant to fund a new oak savanna/oak woodland restoration project and hopes to begin work in 2018. The proposed oak and woodland area would cover 25 acres of the north-central portion the park.
If the funding is received, patrons can expect minor trail disruptions in the project area, including a temporary trail closures during the winter of 2018. The project would begin with buckthorn removal and canopy thinning followed by buckthorn control and native wildflower seeding.
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