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Shingle Creek Trail
Shingle Creek Trail
City parks & trail map
Palmer Lake and Shingle Creek trail map

Palmer Lake
Palmer Lake Park is the City's largest natural environmental preserve featuring Palmer Lake, containing over 200 acres of parkland with surrounding marshes and wetlands that provide habitat for numerous wildlife in an urban setting.  Amenities include the Shingle Creek Regional Trail, other paved and natural trails, softball/baseball fields, tennis/basketball courts, shelter building/picnic shelters, playgrounds and other general open areas.  If you wish to stroll around the loop at Palmer Lake, it is 3.1 miles.

Shingle Creek
The Shingle Creek Trailway together with the Palmer Lake Trail Loop form the major trail corridor through Brooklyn Center. The Shingle Creek Trail starts at the trails around Palmer Lake and follows Shingle Creek through Centennial Park, past the Hennepin County & Government Service Center before crossing Highway 100. The trail continues past Lions Park and Centerbrook Golf Course. The trail is part of the North Hennepin Regional Trail Corridor, which forms a loop extending from Elm Creek Park to Theodore Wirth Park. 

Trail Lengths 
Centennial Park Loop - 1.3 miles
Community Center to Palmer Lake - 1.0 mile
Palmer Lake Loop - 3.1 miles
Paved paths throughout the City - 67 miles
Shingle Creek - 2.4 miles