Parks and Recreation programs and events impacted by COVID-19

Skating Rink Father DaughterMoorhead Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of programming, special events, facilities, and park land. The City of Moorhead provides over 45 different community, neighborhood, and regional parks, miles of trails and sidewalks for walking, biking, cross country skiing, and more, plus facilities for athletics, education, arts, and other recreational activities. Moorhead Parks and Recreation has something for everyone!


2021 Spring & Summer Brochure CoverProgram Registration

There's always something to do with a diverse selection of Moorhead Parks and Recreation programming! View our interactive online brochure and conveniently register online.

Program Scholarships

Scholarships are available to Moorhead youth seeking financial assistance for parks and recreation programming. Download an application on our Scholarship page

FM Area Foundation LogoMoorhead Community Fund
Moorhead is a true "hometown" community that continues to grow and improve. With help from the FM Area Foundation, the City of Moorhead is seeking to fund a variety of amenities, activities, and artistic and cultural experiences for our residents and visitors. For more information and donation opportunities for specific projects within our city, visit our Moorhead Community Fund page.

Parkventure FamilyOur Mission
The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to enrich the lives of its citizens by providing a comprehensive system of parks and affordable, diverse recreation programs that encourage health, fitness, relaxation, and cultural enrichment, as well as providing opportunities for community involvement.


Cross-Country Ski Trail Status

Updated January 28, 2021

The Following trails have been groomed and are open:

Gooseberry Park
Homestead Park
M.B. Johnson Park
Riverfront/Memorial Park
River Oaks Park
Viking Ship Park
Woodlawn Park

For more information on trails and equipment rentals view our trails information post.

Ski Trails IconTo view our cross-country
ski trails, visit our
GIS Map webpage!

Bridge Status

Updated December 31, 2020

Gooseberry/Lindenwood Parks: lowered and accessible

Memorial/Oak Grove Parks: lowered and accessible

Woodlawn/Dike East Floating Bridge: removed and inaccessible