Caponi Art Park1220 Diffley Rd
Eagan, MN 55123
Entrance located on the south side of Diffley Rd between Pilot Knob Rd and Lexington Ave. Hwy Access: 35E to Eagan. Take Diffley exit and travel 2.5 miles East to entrance.Get Directions
Located on 60-acres of rolling wooded hills in Eagan, Mn, Caponi Art Park is a distinctive community space offering cultural and educational experiences in an inviting, natural setting that seamlessly blends art and nature. A unique environment for art, nature and discovery, the park features wooded trails, Sculpture Garden and the Theater in the Woods amphitheater.
Hours & Dates
Summer (May 1 - September 5)
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
- Saturday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
September (September 5 - September 30)
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Saturday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
October (October 1 - October 31)
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Saturday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
May 1 - Sept 5
Sept 5 - 30
Oct 1 - 31
Free admission to visit the park, some programs and events may have a minimal fee.
The majority of the land has maintained it's natural state aside from unpaved walking trails. We purchase green, renewable wind energy.
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Eco-friendly purchasing practices
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
The Caponi Art Park is located at a short driving distance from the Mall of America. It has collections of several abstract statues situated throughout the park. My only complaint is that there is...
— 716sachink, October 22, 2019
Great place. The entrance is kind of hidden, but once in it is a fun place to hike around. The sculpture garden is on the north side of the road. Would like to go back for some of the events. The...
— Dan S, October 17, 2018
If you're expecting something on par with the Walker Sculpture Garden, you'll be disappointed. But if you're looking for a nice walk in a wooded area with bonus sculptures, this is your place. Note...
— Miyeko K, March 24, 2017
There is a great trail system here and beautiful woods to hike through. There is no art or just some stones on the parking lot side of the art grounds. You actually have to go under the road to get...
— Giexplr, October 29, 2016
Caponi Art Park is a nice place to walk around and see art! It's like an outdoor art museum. I don't believe it's open in winter, but you can check.
— Nina C, August 31, 2016