About ShakopeeNamed for Chief Shakopee, Shakopee was founded in 1851 on a Dakota Indian village site along the banks of the Minnesota River in the Minnesota Valley. Minnesota Valley State Trail, in Memorial Park on SR 101, is a scenic 6-mile walking, running and bicycling trail. A scenic portion of US 169 runs parallel to the Minnesota River from Le Sueur.
Canterbury Park , 1100 Canterbury Rd., offers horse racing mid-May through September and simulcast racing all year; phone (952) 445-7223 or (800) 340-6361.
Note: Policies concerning admittance of children to pari-mutuel betting facilities vary. Phone for information.
Visitor Centers Shakopee Area Convention and Visitors Bureau 1801 E. CR 101 Shakopee, MN 55379. Phone:(952)445-1660 or (800)574-2150
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