There’s no better place to take a battle than the war-zone of a paintball arena and luckily, the Twin Cities have plenty to choose from. Here are the best paintball arenas in our area. Don’t forget your goggles.


Splatball, Inc.

2412 University Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Splatball opened in 1984 and has the oldest known paintball fields in the world. It’s also the only paintball company in Minnesota providing both indoor paintball fields and outdoor paintball fields.


MN Pro Paint Ball

14001 Grand Avenue
Burnsville, MN
952-892-1540 ‎

MN Pro Paintball is equipped with seven playing fields which range from woodsball fields embellished with towers and trenches to tournament style Xball fields with inflatable bunkers. Open weekends.


Northside Sports Paintball

14622 Ferret Street Northwest
Ramsey, MN 55303

Northside Sports is open year-round and welcomes guests to battle it out on any of their five large paintball fields. Players can utilize any of the hundreds of structures which include bunkers, hills, towers, bridges and tunnels as hiding places or as advantage over their opponents. Players have access to all five fields without any time restriction. Northside even has an open door policy where players can even leave and return the same day.


Action Packed Paintball Games

8200 Old Highway 169 Blvd
Jordan, MN 55352

30 minutes from Minneapolis in the Minnesota River Valley, Action Packed Paintball offers eight playing fields which comprise of urban combat, woodsball, speedball and civil war.


Adventure Zone Paintball

13400 Courthouse Blvd.
Rosemount, MN 55068

South of the Twin Cities in Rosemont, Adventure Zone Paintball players battle on 40 acres of heavily wooded land. Fields are complemented with hills, valleys, bunkers and battle stations.


Splat Tag

835 County Road E
Hudson, WI 54016

This course isn’t in Minnesota but since it’s only a short drive (25 minutes) from the Twin Cities we thought we’d mention it since its 200 acres and 18 courses makes it the biggest outdoor paintball course in the Minnesota and Wisconsin area.

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