|About Phalen Park
The City of Saint Paul acquired the land in 1899 at a cost of $22,000. The park was opened to the public soon after. The park named after early settler Edward Phalen whose last name was variously spelled. Phalen staked one of the first claims to the land around Phalen Creek.
Also available are the following: paved trails, tot lot, 1 fire ring on island, swimming beach, golf clubhouse/banquet facility, Lakeside Activities Center, sand volleyball court near beach area, tennis courts, racquetball courts at Maryland and Johnson Parkway and barbecue grills which are located around the site.
- The possession and consumption of non-intoxicating malt liquor (containing not more than 3.2% alcohol by weight) is permitted from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. within designated picnic areas. Glass beverage containers are not allowed.
Phalen Park Map
Phalen Park Photo Gallery
Phalen - Keller Regional Park Master Plan
Phalen - Keller Regional Park continues to attract over one million visitors annually, making it one of the most visited Regional Parks in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Region. The park and its facilities are safe, picturesque, vibrant, and healthy. People from local neighborhoods, as well as from across the region, participate in both active and passive activities throughout its nearly 750 acres.
Phalen - Keller Master Plan
Phalen Regional Park Year End Update
Park Reservation Information
Pavilion Floor Plan
Picnic Reservation Rates
Picnic Pavilion Calendar
Phalen Picnic Pavilion seats approximately 300 people. Electricity is available at a 110 volts. Multiple crock pots, coffee pots, roasters and other electric items may cause overloads on the power source.
Phalen Picnic Shelter seats approximately 50 people. It is accessible by pedestrian bridge only so everything must be carried to the shelter. NO electricity is available on the Island.
Picnic Shelter Calendar Please Note: There is no electricity at the shelter.
Phalen Picnic Amphitheater seats approximately 100 people. Electricity is available at a 110 volts. Multiple crock pots, coffee pots, roasters and other electric items may cause overloads on the power source.
Please call the Park Permit Office at 651-632-5111 for more information or to make a reservation. Office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.