Anoka is a river community that is positioned along both the Mississippi and Rum Rivers and takes pride in their many parks that provide access to the water’s scenic edge’s. Residents of the area take advantage of the town’s location by spending time fishing, boating, and canoeing. These parks also offer lookouts, fishing piers, canoe accesses, and docks for the public to utilize and take advantage of the numerous water recreation opportunities.
The city of Anoka is home to the Anoka Nature Preserve which features 200 acres of parkland with trails, recreation opportunities, and access to the Rum River.
Also, enjoy Anoka’s connected trail system throughout the city that is great for walking and biking. Stop by a park and have a picnic under park shelters and pavilions or practice a sport at one of the many athletic fields and courts located in Anoka, including baseball, tennis, pickleball, and more!