I'd like to visit a rain garden!
There are a number of locations to see rain gardens in and around the Twin Cities.
A few Minneapolis raingardens
-In the Marcy Holmes Neighborhood:
on the northeast corner of S.E. 14th Ave and S.E. 7th St.
1205 S.E. 7th St. (*note* this is a private residence)
515 7th Ave S.E. (*note* this is a private residence)
north corner of S.E. 4th St. and 8th Ave. S.E.
-At Kwanzaa Community Church, 2100 Emerson Ave. N.
-At El Colegio Charter School, 4137 Bloomington Ave. S.
-At the Green Institute/Greenspace Partners near the intersection of 21st Ave. S. & S. 28th St.
A few St. Paul raingardens
-In Como Park at the intersection of Lexington Pkwy and Nebraska Ave
-In Lower Phalen at 725 E 7th St
-At the intersections of:
McKinley and Pascal,
McKinley and Arlington,
McKinley and Frankson,
Frankson and Asbury,
Hamline and Midway Parkway
In Chanhassen, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum has a display rain garden ringing the edge of the visitor parking lot. While there, a great landscape walk awaits you--Adults (16 years and older) should be prepared to pay a $7.00 entrance fee. Children and members get in free. The entrance fee is waived Thursdays after 4:30 p.m.
In Burnsville, rain gardens can be seen on Rushmore Dr. between Chicago Avenue and Southwind Drive. These are private residences that were part of the Burnsville Rainwater Garden Project.
The city of Maplewood has several rainwater garden project areas.