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Veterans Park, Old Highway 8, New Brighton, MN, USA
Hours of Operation:
Mon. 05:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Tue. 05:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Wed. 05:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Thu. 05:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Fri. 05:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Sat. 05:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Sun. 05:00 AM – 11:00 PM
New Brighton City Code Sec. 19-2 Sets Park Hours from 5am-11pm

Veterans Park in New Brighton is located between the the City Hall off Old Highway 8 and across 3rd Avenue from the parking lot of St. John the Baptist Church & School. This beautiful park has family-friendly amenities that include a picnic pavilion, play equipment, walking paths and green space. Kids like this space for running and playing ball. Find park activities here.

Veterans Park Playground

The playground equipment is standard but good-sized. It is a bit close to an unguarded pond, and you may want to take that into account when visiting with a toddler who may be a runner. Parents may want to position themselves on the bench between the playground and pond. The playground also has some drainage problems after heavy rains.

The Pond and Walking Path

A stroller-friendly walking path circles the pond and approximately a quarter mile. The “pond” is probably more of a storm-water runoff area not appropriate for swimming or pets. However, it attracts various water fowl, particularly geese, which the city is attempting to control. If you do see a nest with eggs, the City of New Brighton would appreciate a report.

Veterans Park New Brighton

Future Splash Pad at Veterans Park New Brighton?

The City of New Brighton is in the midst of developing a long-term plan for its parks. There are unsubstantiated rumors that this park is up for a splash pad. We’ll watch and keep you updated. In the meantime, use our Splash Happy Guide to find nearby water fun.

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