Located just north of Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center is a large suburban area. With over 30,000 residents, Brooklyn Center is home to diverse groupings of people who live and work within the Twin Cities area. Major arterial highways include Interstates 94 and 694, U.S. Highway 52, and State Highways 252 and 100. Metro Transit also has many stops within Brooklyn Center as well as several Park & Ride options. Brooklyn Center is only 10 minutes away from Downtown Minneapolis which makes it great for work and recreation commutes to the Twin Cities.
Brooklyn Center has 552 acres of park land and nature areas. Located along the western banks of the Mississippi, there is much to do and see in Brooklyn Center. Numerous bike and hiking trails are available to residents including the Mississippi River trail and the North Mississippi Regional Park. Other recreational activities include the Centerbrook Golf Course and the local Brooklyn Center Community Center which has programs for adults and children. With Downtown Minneapolis in close proximity as well as Northeast Minneapolis nearby, it’s hard not to find something to do.