City of Redwood Falls, Alexander Ramsey Park Description

City of Redwood Falls – Alexander Ramsey Park Description: Alexander

Description:

Alexander Ramsey Park was built as a State Park in 1911 and was transferred back to City of Redwood Falls years later. The park is 217 acres and offers picnic areas and shelters, trails, restrooms, Ramsey Falls overlook, playgrounds, campground and zoo. Six grants were awarded to the city to help acquire and develop this park. The Regional Park Grant was used renovate the campground by adding additional campsites, an accessible restroom and shower facility and renovations to the existing restroom facility. Five Outdoor Recreation Grants were used to acquire 12 acres and develop the campground, picnic facilities, trails, overlook, parking and roads.

Biome:

Prairie Grasslands

Grant Funding

Regional Park Grant

 

2004 Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund

$100,000

 

2004 ETF

$30,000

 

2006 ETF and State bonding dollars

$590,000

Outdoor Recreation Grant

 

1976 Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund and MN Future Resources Trust Fund (FRF)

$54,772

 

1974, 1978, 1985 FRF

$110,115

 

1977 State Bonding Dollars

$58,000

Location:

Located in the City of Redwood Falls, North of Highway 19. Follow park sign from Highway 19.

Information:

Redwood Falls Alexander Ramsey Park
City Hall
507-637-5755