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Shakopee MN Is a Great Place for Active Families


For many parents, instilling a love of sport and activity is part of raising a happy, healthy family. From family bike rides to getting involved in team sports, many families maintain an active lifestyle to keep them fit and help them bond. If you’re one of these active families looking at new homes in Shakopee, MN, you’ll be thrilled to find a wealth of opportunities available indoors and out, all year long.

Shakopee is located in Scott County, which is part of the Three Rivers Park District. This collection of parks and trails across the Minnesota River Valley includes stunning natural beauty and a wide ranging selection of activities for young and old.

Many families include some four-legged family members and the Spring Lake Regional Park features an off-leash dog park as well as 3.5 miles of paved trails so that the whole family can enjoy a day’s outing. Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park offers picnicking, swimming, and shore fishing amid outstanding scenery.

The area is also home to a variety of trails to enjoy, and many of the parks, including Cleary Lake Regional Park and Spring Lake Regional Park are connected by the Scott West Regional Trail. Children and adults with a fondness for trains may also be interested in the Cedar Lake LRT Regional Trail and the Minnesota River Bluffs LRT Regional Trail, which follow old railroad tracks and routes. The Minnesota Valley State Trail is another popular choice, because it combines beautiful scenery with activities such as hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, mountain biking, and even snowmobile trails in the winter.

Key Land Homes offers a variety of new homes in Shakopee MN, ranging from move-in ready models to new construction. Residents of the Valley Creek Crossing community have plenty of options available for indoor activities, as well as all of the parks and trails. The Savage Sports Center is a climate-controlled facility available year round, with free indoor walking and jogging tracks, batting cages and golf nets. The Shakopee Community Center also offers numerous fitness options, including gyms, fitness equipment, fitness classes, and a walking track.

Whether you’re interested in the community’s thriving amateur baseball or prefer ice fishing or sledding, Shakopee offers up something for every family member to enjoy. It’s easy to stay active in Shakopee all year long.

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