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Coon Rapids is a city in Anoka County, in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota. It is a northern suburb of Minneapolis and home to 63,000 people in 2019.


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Map of Coon Rapids

By car[edit]

U.S. Highway 10 and Minnesota Highway 610 are the two highways in Coon Rapids

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  • 1 Bunker Beach Water Park, 701 County Rd A, +1 763-324-3310. Monday closed; Tu-Su 11AM-7PM. A seasonal outdoor water spot with 3-foot, air-generated waves creating an ocean feel. Full day/after 4PM guests over 48 in (1,200 mm) $15/$11, under 48" $12/$9, seniors (62+) $12/$9, under 18 months free, locker (large/small) $8/$5 per day, wave pool tube rental $3 for 2 hours or $1.50 for 1 hour.
  • Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park (Coon Rapids Dam), 9750 Egret Blvd NW, +1 763-324-3320. Daily 5AM-10PM. The 446-acre Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park is one of the most popular in Anoka County. It is a year-round destination, especially during the cross-country ski season. Picnicking, fishing, in-line skating, walking, and bicycling are favorite activities in the park. The boat launch is heavily used during the summer. Free.





  • 1 AmericInn, 3430 Northdale Blvd NW (off US-10 Round Lake Blvd exit), +1 763 323-0010, toll-free: +1-800-634-3444, fax: +1 763 323-6647. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Indoor pool, free wifi, free breakfast.
  • 2 Best Western Plus, 3420 Northdale Blvd NW (off US-10 Round Lake Blvd exit), +1 763 576-0700, toll-free: +1-800-780-7234, fax: +1 763 576-0708. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Indoor pool, free wifi, free breakfast.
  • 3 [dead link] Fairfield Inn, 8965 Springbrook Dr (near MN-47 and Coon Rapids Blvd), +1 763 785-8922, toll-free: +1-888-236-2427, fax: +1 763 785-8922. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: noon. Indoor pool, free wifi, free breakfast.


  • 1 Crooked Lake Library (Anoka County Library), 11440 Crooked Lake Blvd, +1 763 576-5972. M W noon-8PM, Tu Th 10AM-6PM, F noon-6PM, Sa 10AM-5PM. Free wireless internet access.

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Routes through Coon Rapids
FargoAnoka  W US 10.svg E  Arden HillsSaint Paul
AitkinAnoka  N MN-47.svg S  FridleyMinneapolis
Maple GroveBrooklyn Park  W MN-610.svg E  END
Big LakeAnoka  NW Northstar icon.png SE  FridleyMinneapolis

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