Coon Rapids, MN is a northern suburb of Minneapolis, and is the largest city in Anoka County. It's bordered by the cities of Anoka, Andover, Blaine, Spring Lake Park, and the Mississippi River. Major highways in the city are U.S. Highway 10, MN Highway 47, and MN Highway 610. Coon Rapids is on the Northstar Commuter Rail Line, connecting the northwest suburbs with downtown Minneapolis.
Recreational activities abound in Coon Rapids, with many neighborhood and regional parks, municipal golf courses, indoor and outdoor ice rinks, softball and baseball fields, tennis and basketball courts, hiking and biking trails, skateboard parks, and fishing and boating opportunities for everyone to enjoy.
"As a fully developed city, the current focus is on redevelopment and enhancement. This is evident with changes in land use from commercial to residential in sections of the city, upgraded roadways, a revitalized park system, decorative lighting, landscaping and flower beds. The city is thriving, and this is reflected in the amenities that enhance our quality of life." ...Coon Rapids City Council