Detroit Lakes City Park,Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

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Detroit Lakes City Park

Location of Site: Washington Avenue and North Shore Drive
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Becker County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year Established: 1897
Founded by: Randolph, A. S., Wisted, T. A. and Sons, Works Progress Administration
Historic Function: Park
Current Function: Park

Detroit Lakes Becker County

National Register of Historic Places Information
Reference Number: 08000466
Reference URL: [Reference]
Certification date: May 30, 2008
Level of significance: Local

Thirty-nine acre park established in 1897 and improved in 1935-37 by WPA; vital part of community recreational and social life and summer tourism industry.

The City Park has 25.2 acres furnished with many picnic tables and park benches. There are three picnic shelters with grills and electricity. There is a bandshell available to the public. The City Park has a frisbee golf course, a physical fitness course, and several sites with playground equipment. There also is a recreation center, tennis courts, and several bathrooms with one City bathhouse available.


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