Parks & Recreation

Leif Erikson Park

Park Features

  • Picnic Tables
  • Wedding Rental
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Paved Trail
  • Beach Access

Park Description

Originally Called Cullum Park and then Lake Shore Park, this greenspace located along Lake Superior near the mouth of Chester Creek became Leif Erikson Park in 1927 after Bert Enger purchased the replica vessel Leif Erikson, which sailed from Norway to Duluth, and donated it to the city on the condition it be placed in the park and the park renamed in its honor. The park has long been home to Duluth’s Rose Garden and includes a historic amphitheater stage and the Lakewalk slices through it. The Leif Erikson vessel, however, sits in storage near Bayfront Park.

Read more on the complete history of this park.

Reserve This Park

Leif Erikson Park can hold large groups of people for special events and weddings. Call 218-730-4305 to check availability.

Reserve this Park


11th Ave E & London Road
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