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About Brooklyn Park

With a population of more than 77,000 people, Brooklyn Park is the sixth-largest city in Minnesota and the fourth largest in the metropolitan area. They are a community that believes their residents are their strongest asset and the key to making Brooklyn Park thrive and prosper.

Brooklyn Park makes sure the needs of residents always come first. As part of their Community Engagement Initiative, they always make residents and stakeholders primary when it comes to important decision making. It is their mandate to consistently work to engage Brooklyn Park residents to make sure diverse viewpoints are shared openly and honestly.

This city is a proud and active community with numerous youth, adult, and senior organizations, including important citizen boards that enrich their community. With all this, there is no question, Brooklyn Park is a thriving community inspiring pride where opportunities exist for all.

Minneapolis Northwest Tourism

Minneapolis Northwest is comprised of three vibrant cities: Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, and Maple Grove. They are best known for shopping, outdoor recreation (especially biking), and family attractions. There is more to be discovered in Minneapolis Northwest than one might think!

Our Sister City: Kakata, Liberia

Did you know Brooklyn Park has a sister city friendship with the City of Kakata in Liberia? Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center have the largest concentrations of Liberians outside of the Republic of Liberia. It’s estimated that 10% of Brooklyn Park’s residents are of Liberian descent. This relationship is just one way the City is reaching out to their diverse neighbors to make sure Brooklyn Park is a thriving community for all.

Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park

The 160-acre Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, open year-round, hugs the Mississippi River. It offers visitors an up-close view of the mighty river from more than two miles of trail along the riverbank. The park’s visitor center, which is open from April to October, features a view of the river from atop a dam as well as displays about the river and its natural inhabitants. Visitors may fish or picnic in the park and snowshoe and cross-country ski in the winter.