Outdoors

On February 2, Plymouth residents enjoyed the 30th annual Fire & Ice winter festival. Activities took place on Parkers Lake. Participants enjoyed a bonfire, s'mores and hot chocolate. A finale of fireworks was sponsored by the Plymouth Civic League.

There are adventure programs galore at Plymouth Parks and Recreation, with options anywhere from golf, archery and sailing lessons for kids as young as 3, to sunset yoga for adults and everything in between.

A few distinctive features include the exterior projection screen mounted to posts 20 feet off the ground, a full wet bar and a screen porch. A ladder leads to the second-story loft, where a queen bed provides a place for Dunn to spend the night.

Minnesota might be a landlocked state, but that’s no excuse for not getting out on the water when the weather permits. After all, we are in the land of 10,000 lakes and Medicine Lake, the second-largest in Hennepin County, is right in our backyard.

French Regional Park
Escape to nature at this park.

Outdoor farmers markets are a sure sign that summer has finally arrived, and you won’t have to wait much longer to enjoy the bounty of the season at Plymouth’s Farmers Market.

Here are some facts related to ice safety from the Minnesota DNR.

January typically has all the snow you could want, so why not go snowshoeing? French Regional Park has multiple snowshoeing events this month, providing wintery fun for the whole family.

Carol Schreiber is an outdoor enthusiast and regional park advocate whose passion for parks and nature has never waned.

Dog parks are social affairs for both humans and canines. The open space provides fresh-air opportunity for dogs to frolic freely while serving as common grounds for community members to connect.

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