Parks, Recreation & Forestry

Welcome to the Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department. The Cottage Grove Parks & Recreation Department maintains over 131.3 acres of parks and open space land and ______ miles of trail. The department also provides recreational programming for over _____ participants per year. Parks & Recreational end-of-year report.

Please contact us if we can be of assistance in any way or if you have any questions about our programs, facilities, or events. 

Our Mission 


The Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all citizens by providing the best possible recreation programs, special events, facilities, and services that encourage lifelong learning, fitness, and fun. 

Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation provides a fun and enjoyable experiences, but we go beyond just fun. Parks and recreation services are fundamental to the quality of life of families, community and society as a whole. Recreation brings meaning, purpose, and pleasure to family life. The benefits are endless!