Best Disc Golf Courses In The Twin Cities
November 6, 2010 4:02 PM
Disc golf has been a growing trend for sometime and that’s certainly the case here in the Twin Cities. Here are some of the best disc golf courses in the area.
C.P. Adams Park
1301 18th St. E.
If a challenging disc golf course is what you’re looking for, C.P. Adams Park in Hastings is the place for you. The long and short holes, wide and narrow fairways and hilly terrain make for a diverse and exciting course.
Bryant Lake Park
6800 Rowland Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
As one of the Three Rivers Parks, the scenic Bryant Lake Regional Park in Eden Prairie has an 18-hole disc golf course which offers the challenge of short and long tee boxes and a hilly terrain. Some holes have the option of two baskets. The most popular target is #17. Golfers have the opportunity to throw their discs off a cliff to reach their basket
Alimagnet Lake Park
1200 Alimagnet Parkway
Burnsville, Minnesota 55337
South of the Twin Cities in Burnsville, Alimagent Lake Park lets players warm up on the first seven holes with open baskets and lots of trees. The last five holes players encounter a thicker, more challenging wooded area.
7851 Harkness Ave. South
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Disc golfers who enjoy hilly terrain and thick woods will be right at home on the Cottage Grove Oakwood Park course. This is considered one of the more challenging courses in the Cities and is not recommended for beginners.
Minnehaha Falls/Wabun Picnic
4801 South Minnehaha Park Dr.
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Minnehaha Park may be famous for its 53-foor waterfall but it also has a popular disc golf course. The course terrain is flat with mature trees. The nine-hole course makes for a nice short game and is ideal paired with a picnic at the nearby Wabun Picnic Area.
Highland Park Disc Golf
1200 Montreal Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55116
Highland Park Disc Golf Course is situated in a wooded setting. Most of the course is ideal for beginners. The park recently went through renovation which included planting of new trees.
Plymouth Creek Playfield
3625 Fernbrook Lane
Plymouth, MN 55441
Plymouth Creek Playfield is so popular don’t be surprised if there is a waiting line to play. This 12-hole course has a good reputation for its visible signage and its Par 5 hole. The topography has some elevation and is mostly wooded. Fairways are wood chipped.
-- Beth Blair has turned a decade of travel industry experience into an action-packed travel writing career. She writes for various print and online publications and is co-founder of TheVacationGals.com and TheSpaGals.com. Learn more about her at BethBlair.com and find her on Twitter: @BethBlair.