Enjoy the Great Outdoors Near our Woodbury Apartments September 11, 2019 / Saint Paul / Leave a Comment Here at City Walk at Woodbury, our neighbors enjoy living an active lifestyle, so our apartments in Woodbury come equipped with everything you might need to stay active. With our indoor swimming pool and sauna, our state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga studio, and on-site dog park, there are plenty of opportunities to get moving, get some sun, or stretch it out. If you prefer to take your workout outdoors, there are plenty of opportunities. Walking trails, fishing spots, camping destinations, and ski trails offer outdoor fun year-round near our Woodbury apartments.Lake Elmo Park Reserve: From Camping, to Boating, to Horseback RidingOf all the beautiful natural spots near our Woodbury apartments, Lake Elmo Park Reserve is one of our all-time favorites. Just an easy 15-minute drive north, there is so much to do at this 2,165-acre park. It features an archery range, a boat launch, skiing, hiking, equestrian trails, camping, a fishing pier, a swimming pond, and nature programs to educate the public about local wildlife.If you’ve always wanted to channel your inner Katniss Everdeen and pick up archery, you’ll definitely want to hit up the archery range at Lake Elmo Park Reserve. Grab some friends and test your skills, or check out their website and see when the next archery lesson is. This unique feature of Lake Elmo Park Reserve will certainly keep you coming back for more.Lake Elmo Park Reserve is made up of gently rolling hills, prairies, and forests that are home to a wide variety of wildlife such as white-tailed deer, rabbits, woodpeckers, cardinals, pheasants, red fox, and even weasels. Animal sightings are a common occurrence at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, so be sure to bring your binoculars.Lake Elmo is great for water lovers. Hitch up the boat or grab your bathing suit and beat the heat at Lake Elmo Park Reserve. Both non-motorized and motorized boats are permitted on the lake and swimmers are welcome to practice their backstroke in the chlorinated and filtered swimming pond, which is the perfect outdoor cool-off spot for those hot summer days.If you have a special event coming up, consider hosting at Lake Elmo Park Reserve. Whether you’re walking down the aisle, throwing a birthday party, or hosting a business event, the beautiful and scenic Nordic Center creates the perfect, laid back spot for your next event.Our residents here at our Woodbury apartments are never bored with this well-loved park nearby. There’s always something to do, no matter what season!Markgrafs Lake Trail: A Great Place to go Bird WatchingJust three minutes down the street from our apartments in Woodbury is Markgrafs Lake, a hidden gem offering gorgeous lake views and fantastic birdwatching. In fact, sometimes the lake is so still that the surface of the water looks like glass, making for great photo opportunities. The trail that surrounds the lake is lined with colorful wildflowers in the summer months, creating a birdwatcher’s paradise. Markgraks Lake trail is also great if you love to get outdoors with your four-legged friends. Open all year round, Markgrafs Lake Trail offers a unique experience every season that will keep you and your furry friends coming back again and again.Powers Lake Park: For A Hike or a PicnicJust 5 minutes away from Markgrafs Lake is beautiful Powers Lake. Roughly the same size as Markgrafs Lake, Powers Lake is surrounded by scenic prairies and fields in which your four-legged friends and kids can burn some energy. Complete with a lakeside trail, a fishing pier, and a canoe launch, Powers Lake Park is the perfect place to bring the dogs and the kids for a day in nature.But don’t take our word for it! According to a local guide, this is a “Fantastic place to go for a quick walk, jog, or bike ride. Powers Lake Park has a well-built picnic area with tables, restrooms, and water fountains.”The grassy space also makes Powers Lake Park a great place to fly your kite or toss the frisbee with your dog. “This is a great park with a little bit of everything,” says another local guide, “They have a fun playground space for kids of all ages, and they also have a large, open grassy area for sports or flying kites.” Your whole family, including your furry friends, will love Powers Lake Park.Tamarack Preserve: A Great Winter DestinationThe outdoor fun doesn’t have to stop once the weather gets cold. The Tamarack Nature Preserve is your next favorite winter spot. Offering classic-style skiing through low swampland, their skiing trails are perfect for skiers of all experience levels.Not a skier? Hit the ice! Tamarack Preserve has an ice-skating rink every winter, as well as paved and unpaved hiking trails that are open year-round.Hit the Links Near Our Woodbury ApartmentsJust a 10-minute drive away from our Woodbury apartments is Oak Marsh Golf Course. This 18-hole golf course is a great place to work on your swing. With a first-class practice facility and golf instruction programs for all skill levels, you’ll find yourself improving your game in no time. What’s more, Oak Marsh has such beautiful grounds that it’s a local favorite for weddings, receptions, parties, banquets, and other events.Close by our Woodbury apartments is another fantastic golf course and driving range, Eagle Valley Golf Course. Priding themselves on their quality golf programs, Eagle Valley is dedicated to bringing the love of golf to players of all ages, whether they’re just starting out, or a veteran of the game.Sign up for some adult lessons, or get the kiddos into the highly-educational First Tee program for kids or the junior league. They even have a weekly program for golf-loving couples! Every Friday, couples can gather together for some friendly competition on the course.The City Walk Apartments in Woodbury MN: The Place to Live for Active LifestylesSchedule your tour of our gorgeous, luxury apartments in Woodbury today! Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are looking forward to showing you around our sunny, spacious floor plans, and how we can help you live your best life.