Experience our Parks, Trails and Beaches

  • Parks
  • Trails
  • Crescent Beach
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Ice Skating

Manor Park Tree Assessment

Trees in Manor Park were recently reviewed for health and safety. The review will result in recommendations to council. The document is available for review.

Herbicide Treatment of Fields

The City of Shorewood has a contractor that performs application of herbicide for noxious weeds in our parks.

Questions may be directed to Larry Brown, Public Works Director, 952.960.7913.

Park Features

The City of Shorewood has six parks totaling approximately 100 acres. Our parks offer picnic areas, playground equipment, tennis courts, ball fields, basketball courts, volleyball courts, a skate park, walking trails and ice skating rinks.

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Park Locations and Directions

Badger Park - 5745 Country Club Rd
From Highway 7 and County Road 19 - Go west on County Rd 19 to Smithtown Rd and Country Club Rd. Turn left on Country Club Rd. Badger Park will be on the left side.

Cathcart Park - 26655 W. 62nd Street
West on Highway 7 - Go to Church Road and take a right. Turn Left on W. 62nd St. The park will be on the left side.
East on Highway 7 - Go to Church Road and take a left. Turn left on W. 62nd Street.
The park will be on the left side.

Crescent Beach - Birch Bluff Rd
From County Road 19 - Turn West on Pleasant Avenue. Turn Right on Birch Bluff Road. The beach is located straight ahead about 1 block.

Freeman Park - 6000 Eureka Road
East on Highway 7 - Go to Eureka Road turn left. Go ½ mile to the park.
West on Highway 7 - Go to Eureka Road turn right. Go ½ mile to the park

Gideon Glen - 5620 County Road 19
Located on County Road 19 next door to the MGM Liquor and across the street from Tonka Bay Shopping Center.

Manor Park - 20630 Manor Road
East on Highway 7 - Go to Christmas Lake Road turn left. Turn right on Excelsior Blvd. Turn left on Manor Road and go.4 miles to park.
West on Highway 7 - Go to Christmas Lake Road turn right. Turn right on Excelsior Blvd. Turn left on Manor Road and go .4 miles to park.

Silverwood Park - 5755 Covington Road
East on Highway 7 - Go to Old Market Road turn right. Continue on Covington Road and go .1 mile.
West on Highway 7 - Go to Old Market Road turn left. Continue on Covington Road and go .1 mile.

South Shore Park - 5355 St. Albans Bay Road
East on Highway 7 - Turn left on Christmas Lake Road. Turn right on Excelsior Blvd. to St. Albans Bay Road.
West of Highway 7 - Turn right on Christmas Lake Road. Turn right on Excelsior Blvd. to St. Albans Bay Road.

Shorewood Trails

The Shorewood City Council is committed to making Shorewood a safe place for walking, running and biking with the addition of a more extensive trail system. Keep up to date on the latest trail plans!

Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail

The Lake Minnetonkal LRT Regional Trail follows an abandoned railroad bed throughout the southwestern metro area suburbs. The north corridor begins in Hopkins and extends west for 15.5 miles through Minnetonka, Deephaven, Greenwood, Excelsior and Shorewood, ending in downtown Victoria.

See Shorewood's trail page for trail contruction information. For trail issues and maintenance concerns, please contact Three River's Park District,

Crescent Beach

Need to cool off on a hot summer day or just relax and nap in the sun? Crescent Beach offers a small, clean, sandy beach with lots of sun. The beach is staffed with life guards during part of June through August. Lifeguards will be on duty everyday from 12-5 pm.

Hennepin County monitors the beach for E-Coli. Swimmers should check the status of beaches before swimming. Swimmers should also be familiar with other Recreational Water Illnesses (RWI) as described by the Minnesota Department of Health.

Picnic Shelter Reservations

Weather you are planning a picnic, reunion or just a neighborhood get together, Shorewood's picnic shelters offer an ideal location for these events. Shelters are available to reserve. A Picnic Shelter Permit is required. For reservations contact City Hall at 952.960.7900.

Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., daily

Fee Schedule: Reservation Fees must be paid to City Hall prior to issuing the permit. No refunds are given due to weather conditions or cancellations. Sales tax not included in pricing below.

Picnic Pavilions Residents Non-Residents
Manor $25 $50
Freeman South $25 $50
Eddy Station Pavilion $50 $75
Silverwood Park
$25 $50
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Manor Park Shelter

Silverwood Park Shelter

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Freeman Park South Eddy Station Pavilion

Park Shelter Rules

  • Glass Containers, alcohol and fireworks are prohibited in the parks.
  • No alterations to the shelter will be made.
  • Hot coals should be left in the grill.
  • No amplified music or P.A. system.
  • Pets are not allowed in picnic shelter areas.
  • Applicant is responsible for cleaning up the facilities, including depositing all trash in the appropriate containers.
  • Applicant is responsible for any damage to the facility.
  • Parking is allowed in designated areas only

Skating Rinks

During winter months, what better way to get some exercise than to go ice skating. Shorewood has two hockey rinks located at Freeman and Cathcart Park. There are also four pleasure skating rinks at Freeman, Cathcart, Manor and Silverwood Parks. Staffed warming houses are available at Freeman, Cathcart and Manor Parks. Rinks are dependent upon weather conditions, but the typical season runs from December through February. Rinks are closed when actual temperatures are -10 or below, or the windchill registers below -15. Warming houses will be posted when closed.

Rink Locations:

Cathcart Park – 26655 W 62nd*
Freeman Park – 6000 Eureka Road*
Manor Park – 20630 Manor Rd*

*Warming House Hours:

Monday-Thursday 3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 3:30 – 9:00
Saturday 11:00 – 9:00
Sunday 12:00 – 9:00

School Holiday Vacation 10:00 am – 9:00 pm (follows Minnetonka School calendar)

When outdoor rinks are not available, some cities have indoor facilities that are open to the public:

Braemar Arena, Edina Hopkins Pavilion
Chaska Community Center Minnetonka Ice Arena
Thaler Arena, Mound Plymouth Ice Center
Eden Prairie Community Center Victoria Ice Center
Pond Arena, Minnetrista Waconia Ice Arena