Cliff Fen Park in Burnsville offers families a variety of amenities, including a large playground and splash pad, walking trail through scenic Wetlands, picnic amenities and sports fields. It also offers access to the Minnesota Valley Wildlife Refuge.
This park has wireless internet through the City of Burnsville Public WiFi.
Burnsville Lions Playground at Cliff Fen Park
Family Picnics and Birthday Parties at Cliff Fen Park
The park has free-standing picnic tables and three picnic shelters with electricity and Wi-Fi. The shelters can be reserved. Prices range from around $30 for a 2-hour weekday party for a resident of Burnsville to around $100 for a full-day at the non-resident weekend price. Prices are subject to change. Call 952-895-4500 to verify prices and make a reservation. For more birthday party venue ideas, see our Ultimate Guide to Twin Cities Birthday Parties for Kids.
Burnsville Lions Playground Splash Pad
The large splash pad has 12-15 water features and covers the space of a medium-sized house. See the video below from the City of Burnsville. The splash pad is open daily 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. It usually opens the third weekend in May and closes the third weekend in September (weather permitting of course). The water does not run non-stop. If you arrive and find it off, you can activate the spray by push the silver button in the center of the blue drain. it will shut off again every several minutes when the button isn't pressed.
Find more splash pads on our master list: Cool Off at Twin Cities Area Splash Pads & Wading Pools.