DescriptionIn 1910, Col. Marion Savage capitalized on the success he had created with racehorse Dan Patch and had the Dan Patch Railroad Line built to service Antler's Amusement Park. A century later, Antlers Park, 9740 201st St. W. on the eastern shore of Lake Marion, is still a popular local spot to picnic and enjoy outdoor activities.
Ritter Farm Park, off I-35 to 19300 Ritter Parkway Tr., has 340 nature-oriented acres offering trails for hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. The bald eagle is one of 130 species of birds that have been identified within the park. Visitors can also rent a picnic shelter, practice on an archery range or participate in family nature and art camps. For more information phone (952) 985-4600.
The Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Ave., presents theatrical performances, concerts, exhibits and special events in the renovated historic All Saints Church; phone (952) 985-4640.
Visitor InfoLakeville Area Chamber of Commerce & Convention and Visitors Bureau 19950 Dodd Blvd. LAKEVILLE, MN 55044. Phone:(952)469-2020 or (888)525-3845