Village Parks

The Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation Department has a great selection of parks in our wonderful community. Many of which are available to rent for your special event. Follow each parks link or select a parks tab from the left to take a quick tour. 

Our Parks


  • Community Park
  • Dublin Park
  • Fireman's Park
  • Governor Taylor Nature Park
  • Northlawn Park
  • Phoebe Bakken Memorial Park
  • R.G. Huston Memorial Park
  • Strouse Park
  • Willow Run Park

Shelter Reservations Policy


  • No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises without a proper permit.
  • Payment of the rental fee and security deposit must be made at the time of reservation of the facilities. \
  • Fees
    • Rental Fees: $50 for residents and $75 for non-residents. 
    • Alcohol Fee: $20 (only required if needed)
    • Northlawn Concession Rental Fee: $50 (per day)
  • Security Deposit: $100
    • The security deposit will be refunded following the next regularly scheduled Village Board meeting after the reserved date, provided the facilities are left in good condition. 
    • Unless an event is canceled at least thirty (30) days prior to the reserved date, no refund of the rental fee or alcohol permit fee shall be made. 
    • If you view any damage prior to your use of the facility, please advise the Park and Recreation Department immediately at 839-8968
    • Animals of any species shall not be permitted in Village parks, except animals used to aid individuals with disabilities or otherwise approved by the Village Board. 
    • Motorized vehicles of all types are prohibited in Village parks except on designated roads and parking lots. Exempt vehicles include Village maintenance, emergency, or other designated officials. All other vehicles need Village Board approval to drive or set up in parks. 
    • Normal Village Park hours are 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.