Red, pink and white rose bushes with a salty and sailboats in the distance.

Duluth Parks

Blue playground equipment for kids at Playfront, with downtown Duluth skyline in the background.

Playfront Park on the Bay

Featuring a unique children’s playground built by Junior League of Duluth and Duluth citizens, Playfront Park is located inside Bayfront Festival Park at base of 5th Ave West. This playground is an Evos design structure that enhances children’s balance, coordination and strength. The free park is open daily for all.

Stunning yellow, orange and white rose bushes with the pergula in the distance.

The Rose Garden at Leif Erikson Park

After an exciting day of adventuring, shopping and dining, a restful night’s sleep is just the thing. Duluth has a wide variety of lodging to sA spectacular extension of Leif Erikson Park, Duluth’s Rose Garden offers a beautiful arrangement of more than 3,000 rose bushes and other floral delights. There’s also a fountain, a marble gazebo, an herb garden and plenty of benches overlooking the lake.

Aerial autumn view of Enger Tower with the blue waters of Lake Superior and the Aerial Lift Bridge in the distance.

Enger Park & Twin Ponds

Enger Park contains a gazebo, a pavilion, gardens, and the Peace Bell, a replica of a cherished temple bell in Ohara, Japan, one of Duluth’s sister cities, as well as Enger Memorial Tower which sits five hundred feet above Lake Superior, providing a stunning view of the Duluth-Superior Harbor.

A bronze sculpture of an angel.

Waterfront Sculpture Walk

Offering more than beautiful lake views, Duluth’s waterfront is an expression of art. A series of prized sculptures representing the social, cultural and historical values of Duluth and its Sister Cities in Vaxjo, Sweden; Thunder Bay, Ontario; Petrozavodsk, Russia; and Ohara, Japan, create an outdoor gallery of international art.

People standing near the water (but not swimming) on Park Point. In the distance two people are in the water to their thighs.

Park Point (Minnesota Point)

Park Point is located at the end of Minnesota Avenue and is a popular summer destination for swimming and recreation. The park has a large recreational playing field, sand volleyball courts, a playground, and multiple pavilions and grills which are available for reservation. The Beach House is managed by the Duluth Area Family YMCA. Lifeguards are on the beach during the summer season.

A late Sunset over sky over the St. Louis River. The water is very smooth.

Western Waterfront Trail

The Western Waterfront Trail offers nearly five miles of accessible trails along the banks of the St. Louis River, and is the starting point of the Willard Munger Trail, a 70-mile paved stretch considered among the most scenic in the state.