The advantages of living in North Oaks go beyond beautiful scenery and easy 15-minute access to both Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Private lakes provide canoeing, sailing and kayaking opportunities. Pleasant Lake Beach not only offers swimming but there are also picnic tables, grills and playgrounds.
The city has four active recreational sites and numerous neighborhood parks. The West Recreational Area has rinks for hockey and skating, and soccer and baseball fields. The East Recreational Area is a center for tennis. The Southpointe Recreational Area has baseball and soccer fields. The new 10-acre park near Wilkinson Lake features a state-of the-art soccer/rugby field, band shell, picnic shelter, and community gardens.
Miles of nature trails wind through the city’s forest and prairie lands and around lakes. These trails are groomed throughout the year for hiking, biking, running or skiing. Wildlife abounds in North Oaks and the 620-acre conversation area is home to deer, fox, eagles and boundless other wildlife.
The North Oaks golf club offers a championship course recently redesigned by Tom Lehman as well as tennis courts and sliding hills in the winter.
Whatever your interest — from bird watching to hiking to golf — you’ll find it in North Oaks. Please take a moment to view the slide show below, featuring the amenities of living in North Oaks.