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Additional Wahpeton Parks information is available by
visiting the Wahpeton Parks & Recreation website!

Airport Park (25 acres)
Located at 4th Street & 11th Avenue South.  Facilities include playground equipment, a basketball hoop, softball field and a picnic shelter. 

Chahinkapa Park (85 acres)
Park entrances are located at 2nd Street & 18th Avenue North or 1st Street & 7th Avenue North.  Park visitors are encouraged to use the many recreational facilities - sledding hill, skating pond and rink, cross-country ski trails, playground equipment, horseshoe courts, tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball and softball fields, football field, picnic areas, open grass areas, skateboard park, sand volleyball courts, carousel, camping facilities, trails, the zoo, and the adjacent Bois de Sioux Golf Course.

Evergreen West Mini-Park (1 acre)
Located at 13th Street & 3rd Avenue North.  Tot-size park includes a multipurpose piece of playground equipment.

Kidder Recreation Area (26 acres)
Entrance is just north of 18th Avenue off 4th Street.  Located in northeast Wahpeton and nestled along the Red River.  Enjoy shoreline fishing, gardening, camping, bird watching and a boat access in this area.  Facilities include a fish cleaning station, a fishing pier, picnic shelters, trails, shoreline fishing areas, and modern restrooms & showers.  "Wahpper," the world's largest channel catfish, is located just on the south side of the Highway 210 Bypass.

North Meadows Mini-Park (1 acre)
Located at 13th Street & 14 1/2 Avenue North.  Neighborhood-size park includes a multi-purpose piece of play equipment.

North Park (1 acre)
Located at 2001 North 11th Street.  Neighborhood size park includes a multipurpose piece of playground equipment.

 

Breckenridge Parks

Additional Breckenridge information is available by visiting the
City of Breckenridge website!

Welles Memorial Park and Fairgrounds (30 acres)
The park is a 30-acre wooded park on a peninsula where the Bois de Sioux and Otter Tail Rivers converge to form the Red River of the North. It is secluded in the city of Breckenridge. It has 5 primitive sites and 2 electric for camping with picnic tables, BBQ stands and flush toilets. It has a handicapped accessible playground, tennis courts, horseshoes, picnic shelters, boat ramp, fishing dock, ice fishing and Arboretum. It is home to the Wilkin County Fair and Breckenridge Headwaters Day. The river offers canoeing, tubing and fishing for catfish, walleye and northern. It also hosts a one-room schoolhouse and the Three Rivers Performing Stage. Included in the park are chainsaw statues made from trees. Welles Park is located at the west end of Nebraska Avenue along the Minnesota and North Dakota border.

Breck Pool and Park
Located on Beede Avenue and 13th Street North. The area includes Breckenridge's outdoor public swimming pool, playground equipment, sand volleyball court and a basketball court. Private rentals for parties.

Headwaters Park
Located at the west end of Minnesota Avenue near the Interstate Bridge which links the Minnesota and North Dakota border across the Red River. This area has a concrete boat launching site, public fishing pier, banking fishing, a picnic shelter and a parking area. There is also a Walk Bridge that crosses the river into Welles Memorial Park and a historic metal marker depicting the convergence of the Bois de Sioux, Otter Tail and the Red River of the North.

Lions Park
The Lions Park is located off Hwy 75 just before entering the north side of Breckenridge. This area has public boat access, parking, historic marker, a small picnic shelter and playground equipment. The Breckenridge Community Recreation Center, outdoor Hockey and Skating Rink and Sledding Hill are nearby.

Ox Cart Trail Park
The Ox Cart Trail Park is located on Wilkin Ave. and Vine Street, just west of the Dairy Queen. The park consists of several activity panels, numerous slides and tunnels, a horizontal ladder, two decorative roofs, a clatter bridge and belt bridge, tire swings and belt seat swings, picnic tables, open grass areas and various other activities. It's handicapped accessible, and will accommodate children up to age 12. The Ox Cart Trail Park was named for the authentic wagon wheel rut trails that wind through Wilkin County.

Jefferson Park
Located at 10th Street South and Dacotah Avenue. Facilities include Prairie View playground equipment, shelter, restrooms, two softball fields, open grass areas and four mini forest hardwood plantings.

Main Street Rotary Park
Located on Main Street and Andrews Avenue near Park Manor. It consists of a picnic shelter and an open grass area.

Kids Korner Playground
Located at Chicago Avenue and 7th Street South. This area includes playground equipment, a picnic shelter and an outdoor basketball court.

Angelique's Arbor
Located along 5th Street. This is a mini park to sit and enjoy the day. Named after Angelique Bourcier Martin, one of three French-Sioux women who originally owned most of the land which is now Breckenridge. The park includes benches and flowers.

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