What Type of Activities are Found Near North Oaks?

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 10:50am.

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Since North Oaks is found in Ramsey County, residents can enjoy all types of outdoor activities. From biking to skiing, there are plenty of fun things to do at the facilities and parks throughout the county. Here are some of the activities you can enjoy near North Oaks.


One of the most popular activities throughout the area is biking. There are plenty of trails to enjoy and plenty of paved areas for biking, as well. Some of the top areas include:

  • Birch Lake Regional Trail
  • Tamarack Nature Center
  • Lake Phalen Regional Park
  • Rice Creek Regional Trail
  • Battle Creek Regional Park
  • And More!

It doesn't matter what type of biking you enjoy, there's a place for it near North Oaks.

Boating and Fishing

With so many lakes found near North Oaks, many residents enjoy both boating and fishing. Some of the lakes you can enjoy include:

  • Lake Josephine
  • Long Lake
  • Lake McCarrons
  • Bald Eagle Lake
  • Lake Gervais
  • Island Lake
  • Beaver Lake
  • And More!

If you enjoy time on the lake, you will find plenty of areas to accommodate your needs.

Cross-Country Skiing

With so many trails throughout the area, there's no shortage of places for cross-county skiing. Some of the top choices include:

  • Battle Creek Regional Park East and West
  • Tamarack Nature Center
  • Vadnais/Sucker Lakes
  • Grass Lake
  • And More!


For those looking for a great place to enjoy sledding, there are a few good spots throughout Ramsey County. Battle Creek Regional Park is one of the best areas, along with the Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park. Another good place for sledding is the Manitou Ridge Golf Course.

Other activities found near North Oaks include:

  • Hiking
  • Archery
  • Horseshoes
  • Bird Watching
  • Geo-Caching
  • Golf
  • Skating
  • Swimming
  • And More!

If you love to spend time outside and you enjoy being active, North Oaks is a good place to call home.

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