Sucker Creek Preserve 

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Sucker Creek Preserve

2050 - 290th Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Located east of Detroit Lakes on Highway 10, turn south on 290th Avenue, go .3 (3/10) mile. Upstream Sucker Creek: walk across 290th.

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Mineral springs and a woodsy creek leading to the mouth of Sucker Creek at Big Detroit Lake are the focal point of this 117 acre native woods gem of northwest Minnesota.
Accessible paths, unimproved trails, marshwalks, trout stream, amphitheater and interpretive signs coalesce to embrace and expand one's senses in new, restful nature learning. Conserved for all persons: children, youth, students, adults, and groups of all ages, find a perfect learning lab for the natural world.

Hours & Dates


  • Monday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Tuesday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thursday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Saturday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sunday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
City park hours 6am-10pm.


Free and open to public as the City of Detroit Lakes' newest park.

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Amtrak 8 Maple Springs train

The eastbound Empire Builder as it hugs the Mississippi River near Wabasha / "<a href="" target="_blank">Amtrak 8, Maple Springs</a>" by <a href="" target="_blank">Jerry Huddleston</a>, shared under <a href="" target="_blank">CC BY 2.0</a>

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