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Briar Oaks Park, 12275 Safari Pass, Apple Valley, MN, USA 55124
(952) 953-2300
Hours of Operation:
Mon. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tue. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wed. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thu. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Fri. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sat. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sun. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Briar Oaks Park is a 16 acre neighborhood park in Apple Valley. It has family friendly amenities that include a playground, sports courts and fields and space to picnic. In the summer, this park traditionally participates in Apple Valley’s puppet wagon program.  In the winter, the city maintains an ice rink.

5 Ideas for Family Fun at Briar Oaks Park

  1. Bring a volleyball and play a game on the park’s outdoor sand court.
  2. Play imagination or obstacle course on the playground
  3. Get Active and play some outdoor running games in the green space or on the ballfields.
  4. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy it near the playground
  5. Ice skate in the winter.

Briar Oaks Playground

The playground is compact and in an area where mature trees provide shade. There is a nearby picnic bench for parents to view from or to have a snack ready. The equipment is standard metal and plastic and gives the feeling of a fort or castle. There are plenty of elements to create a fun obstacle course for grade-school aged kids.

Winter at Briar Oaks Park

The city maintains an outdoor ice rink at this location during the winter months. Find seasonal information, such as hours and dates, on the city’s website. Weather related closings are reported on the weather-line 952-953-2399, option 5.

Find more Apple Valley and Twin Cities outdoor rinks: Skate the Twin Cities: Where To Find Free Outdoor Ice Rinks

Find Free Outdoor Ice Rinks at Briar Oaks Park

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