Recreational Areas: In addition to our arboretum and natural areas, Bailey’s Arbor is less than fifteen minutes from the scenic St. Croix River Valley. Other nearby regional and state parks include:

Lake Elmo Regional Park - swimming, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing

Afton State Park - swimming, hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, winter sledding hill

Afton Alps Ski Area - downhill skiing, tube park, mountain biking, golf

Golf Courses:
City of Woodbury's Eagle Valley Golf Club
Prestwick Golf Club - Woodbury
Stoneridge Golf Club - Stillwater
Tartan Park Golf Club - Lake Elmo
Oak Marsh Golf Club - Oakdale

Valley Creek Plaza - west on Valley Creek Road
Target Store (nearest) - Valley Creek Plaza
Tamarack Village - Tamarack and Hwy 13
Home Depot (nearest) - Tamarack Village
Valley Crossing Center - Valley Creek Road and Woodbury Drive
Mall of America - 20-minute drive

United Artists Woodbury - 4 miles, near Valley Creek Plaza
Cinema Cafe - 4 miles, near Valley Creek Rd and I-494

Other Destinations:

Downtown St. Paul - 15-minute drive
Science Museum of Minnesota, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Minnesota Children's Museum, Xcel Energy Center - home of the MN Wild

Downtown Minneapolis - 20-minute drive
Guthrie Theater, Orchestra Hall, Orpheum Theater, (ADD) State Theater , Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Target Center - home of the MN Timberwolves
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome - home of the MN Vikings and MN Twins

Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport - 20-minute drive