Keller Regional Park

 

 

     
 
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Ramsey County Parks & Recreation

 
     
 

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History

 
 

 

 
     
 

Management

 
 

 

 
     
 

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Location
 
 

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Printable Map(s) with GPS coordinates

 
         
         
 

Size

 
 

About 313 acres, including 147-acre Keller Golf Course

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

Primary parking lot:
2166 Maplewood Drive
Maplewood, MN 55109

N44 59.808, W93 3.817

 
         
 

Hours

 
 

Park is open 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.

 
         
 

Fees

 
 

No fee

 
         
 

Driving Directions

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Activities
 
 

Hiking Trails

 
 

Most of this park is picnic areas with mowed grass. There is a long boardwalk at the north shore of Keller Lake. All of the other trails are paved. There are about 1.36 miles of paved walking trails

 
     
 

Hunting

 
 

No hunting

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Ecological Classification

  Ecological Classification  
  Ecological Province    

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

   
  Ecological Section    

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

   
  Ecological Subsection    

St. Paul-Baldwin Plains and Moraines

   
  Land Type Association    

Maplewood Moraine

   
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Not mapped (10/11/2021)

   
  * Source: The Minnesota Biological Survey, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Ecological Resources      
         
 

Natural Features

     
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           
 
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Wayne Rasmussen

 
 

“The oldest park in the Ramsey County parks system, Keller Regional Park is spread out into seven sections along Highway 61 in Maplewood: Spoon Lake, Island, Lakeside, Lower Keller, Golfview and Round Lake.”
— Ramsey County Parks & Recreation

A few observations from the boardwalk on July 19, 2016.

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Lower Keller Lake Picnic Area

 
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Keller Island Picnic Area

 
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Spoon Lake Fishing Area

 
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Keller Lake

 
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Spoon Lake

 
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Paved Trails

 
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Overlook

 
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Boardwalk

 
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Connecting Waterway

 
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An expansive park featuring a lake, picturesque bridges & picnic shelters, in a tree-filled setting.

   
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Birds

 
 

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Green Heron (Butorides virescens)

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

  Pileated Woodpecker  
         
 

Insects and Arachnids

 
  eastern pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)   eastern pondhawk  
         
 

Plants

 
  bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)   bittersweet nightshade  
           
 
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Visits

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Amphibians

 
  American toad (Anaxyrus americanus)   American toad  
 

Bacteria, Viruses, and Other Pathogens

 
         
 

Birds

 
 

eBird Field Checklist

 
 

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea)

Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)

Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)

Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)

Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens)

Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)

European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

Swainson’s Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)

Veery (Catharus fuscescens)

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)

Wilson’s Warbler (Cardellina pusilla)

Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)

Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)

 

Baltimore Oriole Nest

Blue Jay

Brown Thrasher

Canada Goose

Eastern Kingbird

Mallard

Northern Cardinal

Tree Swallow

Yellow-rumped Warbler

 
 

Fishes

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Fishes List

 
  bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)      
 

Fungi and Lichens

 
  Black Knot (Apiosporina morbosa)   Black Knot  
 

Insects and Arachnids

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas Insects List

 
 

common green darner (Anax junius)

monarch (Danaus plexippus)

painted lady (Vanessa cardui)

red admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

  painted lady  
 

Mammals

 
  American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)   American red squirrel  
 

Plants

 
 

One plant species with conservation status in Minnesota is found here:

Special Concern

rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas and Minnesota Biological Survey Vegetation Releves Plant List

 
 

 

agrimony (Agrimonia sp.)

alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum)

American basswood (Tilia americana var. americana)

American black currant (Ribes americanum)

American elm (Ulmus americana)

American highbush cranberry (Viburnum opulus var. americanum)

American plum (Prunus americana)

Bell’s honeysuckle (Lonicera × bella)

big bluestem (Andropogon gerardi)

bigtooth aspen (Populus grandidentata)

black cherry (Prunus serotina var. serotina)

black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)

black walnut (Juglans nigra)

black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima)

black-seeded plantain (Plantago rugelii var. rugelii)

blue spruce (Picea pungens)

boxelder (Acer negundo var. negundo)

bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare)

Canada anemone (Anemone canadensis)

Canada mayflower (Maianthemum canadense)

Canada wildrye (Elymus canadensis)

catnip (Nepeta cataria)

chokecherry (Prunus virginiana var. virginiana)

cleavers (Galium aparine)

common blue violet (Viola sororia)

common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica)

common burdock (Arctium minus)

common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale)

common duckweed (Lemna minor)

common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

common false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum racemosum var. racemosum)

common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

common motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca)

common mullein (Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus)

early meadow-rue (Thalictrum dioicum)

eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana)

field horsetail (Equisetum arvense)

garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

greater duckweed (Spirodela polyrrhiza)

green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

hoary alyssum (Berteroa incana)

hybrid cattail (Typha × glauca)

Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans)

jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

kidney-leaved buttercup (Ranunculus abortivus)

late goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

leafy spurge (Euphorbia virgata)

mophead hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)

Morrow’s honeysuckle (Lonicera morrowii)

moss phlox (Phlox subulata ssp. subulata)

narrow-leaved purple coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia)

northern blue flag (Iris versicolor)

northern catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)

northern hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)

northern pin oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis)

northern white cedar (Thuja occidentalis)

Ohio buckeye (Aesculus glabra var. glabra)

paradise apple (Malus pumila)

plains cottonwood (Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera)

prairie alumroot (Heuchera richardsonii)

prairie coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata)

prairie fleabane (Erigeron strigosus)

prairie smoke (Geum triflorum var. triflorum)

quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides)

rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium)

red baneberry (Actaea rubra ssp. rubra)

red clover (Trifolium pratense)

red elderberry (Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa)

red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea ssp. sericea)

river birch (Betula nigra)

sandbar willow (Salix interior)

sensitive fern (Onoclea sensibilis)

Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila)

sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula)

silver maple (Acer saccharinum)

smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)

starry false Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum)

stinging nettle (Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis)

sugar maple (Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum)

switch grass (Panicum virgatum var. virgatum)

turion duckweed (Lemna turionifera)

velvet-leaf (Abutilon theophrasti)

Virginia stickseed (Hackelia virginiana)

Virginia waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum)

watermeal (Wolffia sp.)

weeping willow (Salix × sepulcralis)

white clover (Trifolium repens)

white oak (Quercus alba)

white spruce (Picea glauca)

wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

wild grape (Vitis riparia)

winter cress (Barbarea vulgaris)

woodbine (Parthenocissus vitacea)

yellow avens (Geum aleppicum)

 

Abutilon theophrasti (velvet-leaf)

Acer negundo var. negundo (boxelder)

Acer saccharinum (silver maple)

Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum (sugar maple)

Actaea rubra ssp. rubra (red baneberry)

Aesculus glabra var. glabra (Ohio buckeye)

Agrimonia sp. (agrimony)

Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard)

Andropogon gerardi (big bluestem)

Anemone canadensis (Canada anemone)

Arctium minus (common burdock)

Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-pulpit)

Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)

Barbarea vulgaris (winter cress)

Berteroa incana (hoary alyssum)

Betula nigra (river birch)

Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula (sideoats grama)

Catalpa speciosa (northern catalpa)

Celtis occidentalis (northern hackberry)

Cirsium vulgare (bull thistle)

Coreopsis palmata (prairie coreopsis)

Cornus sericea ssp. sericea (red osier dogwood)

Echinacea angustifolia (narrow-leaved purple coneflower)

Elymus canadensis (Canada wildrye)

Equisetum arvense (field horsetail)

Erigeron strigosus (prairie fleabane)

Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium (rattlesnake master)

Euphorbia virgata (leafy spurge)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash)

Galium aparine (cleavers)

Geum aleppicum (yellow avens)

Geum triflorum var. triflorum (prairie smoke)

Glechoma hederacea (ground ivy)

Hackelia virginiana (Virginia stickseed)

Heuchera richardsonii (prairie alumroot)

(Hydrangea macrophylla) (mophead hydrangea)

Hydrophyllum virginianum var. virginianum (Virginia waterleaf)

Iris versicolor (northern blue flag)

Juglans nigra (black walnut)

Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana (eastern redcedar)

Lemna minor (common duckweed)

Lemna turionifera (turion duckweed)

Leonurus cardiaca ssp. cardiaca (common motherwort)

Lonicera × bella (Bell’s honeysuckle)

Lonicera morrowii (Morrow’s honeysuckle)

Maianthemum canadense (Canada mayflower)

Maianthemum racemosum var. racemosum (common false Solomon’s seal)

Maianthemum stellatum (starry false Solomon’s seal)

Malus pumila (paradise apple)

Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot)

Nepeta cataria (catnip)

Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose)

Onoclea sensibilis (sensitive fern)

Panicum virgatum var. virgatum (switch grass)

Parthenocissus vitacea (woodbine)

Phlox subulata ssp. subulata (moss phlox)

Picea glauca (white spruce)

Picea pungens (blue spruce)

Plantago rugelii var. rugelii (black-seeded plantain)

Populus deltoides ssp. molinifera (plains cottonwood)

Populus grandidentata (bigtooth aspen)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

Prunus americana (American plum)

Prunus serotina var. serotina (black cherry)

Prunus virginiana var. virginiana (chokecherry)

Quercus alba (white oak)

Quercus ellipsoidalis (northern pin oak)

Ranunculus abortivus (kidney-leaved buttercup)

Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn)

Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)

Ribes americanum (American black currant)

Rubus occidentalis (black raspberry)

Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima (black-eyed Susan)

Salix × sepulcralis (weeping willow)

Salix interior (sandbar willow)

Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa (red elderberry)

Solidago altissima (late goldenrod)

Solidago gigantea (giant goldenrod)

Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass)

Spirodela polyrrhiza (greater duckweed)

Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale (common dandelion)

Thalictrum dioicum (early meadow-rue)

Thuja occidentalis (northern white cedar)

Tilia americana var. americana (American basswood)

Trifolium hybridum (alsike clover)

Trifolium pratense (red clover)

Trifolium repens (white clover)

Typha × glauca (hybrid cattail)

Ulmus americana (American elm)

Ulmus pumila (Siberian elm)

Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis (stinging nettle)

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus (common mullein)

Viburnum opulus var. americanum (American highbush cranberry)

Viola sororia (common blue violet)

Vitis riparia (wild grape)

Wolffia sp. (watermeal)

 

alsike clover

American black currant

American plum

Bell’s honeysuckle

black-eyed susan

Canada anemone

Canada mayflower

common blue violet

common evening primrose

common milkweed

common mullein

ground ivy

leafy spurge

Morrow’s honeysuckle

moss phlox

northern catalpa

prairie fleabane (var. strigosus)

prairie smoke

red baneberry

red clover

red elderberry

velvet-leaf

Virginia waterleaf

wild bergamot

wild grape

yellow avens

 
 

Reptiles

 
  painted turtle (Chrysemys picta)   western painted turtle  

 

 

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