600 East 4th Street • Chaska, MN 55318 • (952) 361-1500      
Home > County GovernmentDepartments/DivisionsPublic Works > Parks and Recreation

Carver County Parks

What's New!


Construction continues at Minnewashta Regional Park Boat Access #1

*Boat Access #1 Will be open for the Weekend (5/22-5/25) Boat Access #2 will not be available*

Expect Closures and Delays inside the Park


    Bike Konnect Event Needs Volunteers on June 20th - register today!     

Click here to view our 2015 Summer Camp Options!

Click here to learn more about our Private Group Programming options for scouts, schools, & corporate events! 

Visit the Construction Project page for information about park and trail construction projects taking place at any of the Carver County Parks and Trails facilities.

Welcome to the web site of Carver County Parks. Carver County operates the parks of Baylor Regional Park, Lake Minnewashta Regional Park and Lake Waconia Regional Park. Each park is a natural resource based recreation area situated on the lakes of Eagle, Minnewashta and Waconia respectively. Within these parks you will find swimming beaches, picnic facilities, forests and prairies, trails, playgrounds, boat accesses, campgrounds, picnic shelters and more. Each park provides different opportunities and experiences. Discover more about these parks by clicking on the desired information listed below. For additional information, please contact the Carver County Park Office at (952) 466-5250 or by e-mail.

Sign up Sign up for Carver County Parks updates (when this page changes, you can be notified automatically!)

Follow CarverCoParks on Twitter  Facebook Logo with "Find us on Facebook" text














Make a 2015 Camping Reservation Online!

Purchase a 2015/16 Annual Permit Online! 


Upcoming Events & Recreation Programs 2015



Click here for a complete listing of our upcoming 2015 recreation programs!


Carver County Park and Trail Locations:

County Map of DRT  for Main webpage

Park Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a variety of quality recreational experiences, services, and lands that meet the needs of the residents of Carver County and Carver County Regional Park users.

Parks and Trails Legacy Funding:

legacy logo rgb

More Information on Parks & Trails Legacy Funding