Minneapolis-St.Paul Minigolf Guide
Illustration by Kate Worum
Big Bear Mini Putt at Golf Zone
825 Flying Cloud Dr., Chaska 952-445-1500
M 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Tu-Th 9 a.m.-9 p.m., F 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Sa-Su 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
$7.50 for adults; $6.50 for kids under 14 $1 off per person for groups of 10 or more
While the kids
practice putting through 18 holes of indoor pine trees and water hazards, you can work on your backswing at the driving range or grab some adult beverages at the bar. Great for birthday parties.
Burnsville Grand Slam
12425 River Ridge Blvd., Burnsville 952-224-0413
Su-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-12 a.m.
$4 per person
Cheap and pirate-themed
, this 18-hole course offers the advantage of a host of other kid-friendly games on the premises. (Bumper car battle, anyone?)
Coon Rapids Grand Slam
2941 Coon Rapids Blvd, Coon Rapids 763-427-1959
Su-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa, 10 a.m.-12 a.m.
$3.95 per person
in Coon Rapids. Become queen or king of the course, then meander on over to the snack bar for some royal cheese curds.
Moose Mountain Adventure Golf at Nickelodeon Universe
(Mall of America) 5000 Center Court, Bloomington 952-883-8938
M-Sa 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
$8 for adults; $26 for groups of four, each additional player up to 7 is an additional $6; 5 and under free
Strewn with imitation
wildlife and kitschy old logging supplies, this 18-hole course will satisfy your penchant for putting and, incidentally, provide a definitive answer to that age-old question: “What’s the plural of ‘moose’?” (Just “moose,” btw).