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1966_parks_verion_1.pdf
Let's go to the Park, Burnsville Park Commission 1966Produced by the Village of Burnsville in 1966. The Commission recommends the acquisition of approximately 800 acres of land and its eventual development for park purposes. Just how these parks would be developed is discussed in this report. The Park Plan: Every person in Burnsville has some investment in the park area of this community as it stands today, and as it will be in the future. It is highly desirable that the total results add up to a proper environment for living, working, and enjoying leisure time....
1966_park_version_2.pdf
Let's go to the Park, Burnsville Park Commission 1966Produced by the Village of Burnsville in 1966. The Commission recommends the acquisition of approximately 800 acres of land and its eventual development for park purposes. Just how these parks would be developed is discussed in this report. The Park Plan: Every person in Burnsville has some investment in the park area of this community as it stands today, and as it will be in the future. It is highly desirable that the total results add up to a proper environment for living, working, and enjoying leisure time....
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North River Hills ParkWork at North River Hills Park.
2011_2012_parks.pdf
2011 - 2012 City of Burnsville Residents GuidePages 16 and 17 Burnsville Parks features: Lac Lavon, Cliff Fern Park, Crosstown West, Terrace Oaks West, Crystal Beach, Neil Park, picnic areas and information on the Heart of the City.
2017_parks_map.pdf
Burnsville Parks 2017An informational map created by the City of Burnsville.
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Nicollet Commons ParkThursdays rock in Nicollet Commons Park! Events are geared toward preschool and elementary children, but are fun for all ages.

Shown is Nicollet Commons Park rocking on June 29, 2017 with a Rockin' Lunch Hour performance by Big Epic Show. Rockin' Lunch Hour performances for kids happen every Thursday during the summer. Prior to Rockin’ Lunch Hour Concerts, elementary principals from Independent School District 191 will read some great books to kids. Books are geared toward elementary and preschool children. Sponsored by Independent School District 191 and City of Burnsville. Photos courtesy of the City of Burnsville.
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Bicentennial Garden Park 1979 eventFlag raising at the dedication of the Bicentennial Garden Park.
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Bicentennial Garden Park 1979 A photo taken during the dedication of the Bicentennial Garden Park in 1976.
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Mimi Nachman and Danielle (Dannie) Tkach Aman 1979Co-chairs of the Burnsville Bicentennial Garden project of 1976 - shown three years later.
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Bicentennial Garden Park 1979Dedication of the Bicentennial Garden 1976.
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Bicentennial Garden Park 1979Dedication of the Bicentennial Garden on Nicollet Avenue.
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Wednesday in the Park 1977Wednesday in the Park - Maynard Ferguson and Tim McMurtie - Band X . July 6, 1977 Burnsville Current photo.
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Cross Country Ski activity 1976December 15, 1976 Burnsville Current photo figures a Cross Country Skiing winter event.
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Biking in BurnsvilleUnidentified bikers near Minnesota River Valley with Blackdog in the background. Circa 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Winter fun- tobogganingTobogganing at Burningham Hill. January 19, 1977 Burnsville Current photo.
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Burnsville Parks circa 1977A Burnsville Current photo of cross country skiing.
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Burnsville Parks 1979Cross County skiers in an unidentified Bursnville Park - Burnsville Current photo.
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Wedneday in the Park moves insideDavid and Sarah Kix find themselves inside after Wednesday in the Park day is full of rain. July 6, 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Fun in the Park 1970sThere are no names or the kids or the park in this Burnsville Current photo from around 1977.
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ParksUnidentified kids having fun in a Burnsville Park. Undated Burnsville Current photo circa 1977.
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kids in the park 1978Burnsville Current photo from 1978 showing a neighborhood park.
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Wednesday in the Park 1977The popular Wednesday evening Tradition at the Civic Center Park.
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Wednesday in the Park 1977The popular Wednesday evening event on the City Hall campus.
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Bicentennial Garden Park Work begins on the Bicentennial Garden Park. July 19, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Bicentennial Garden Park Bicentennial Garden Committee - Joan Akers, Ralph Clover, Mimi Nachman, Dannie Tkach- Burnsville Current May 11, 1977.
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Residents planting trees 1977May 4, 1977 Burnsville Current photo - Citizens plant 1000 seedlings.
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Wednesday in the Park 1978The Minnesota Kicks at Wednesday in the Park. August 9, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Wednesday in the Park 1977Walt Kallestad, Prince of Peace Music Director performs at Wednesday in the Park. Circa 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Wednesday in the Park 1978A scene from the popular Wednesday in the Park. June 21, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Wednesday in the Park 1978The popular Wednesday evening event on the City Hall campus.
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