Minneapolis-St.Paul Minigolf Guide

Minneapolis-St.Paul Mini Golf Guide
Illustration by Kate Worum

Lilli Putt

1349 Coon Rapids Blvd, Coon Rapids 763-755-1450
Opens Spring 2013 (weather dependent)
Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily (after May 27)
Price: $7 for adults; $5 for kids under 42”
Lilli Putt has been entertaining kids and families for more than 50 years. Hop on over to this 18-hole course in Coon Rapids for an afternoon of putting, playing, and maybe a little go-karting.


The Links Miniature Golf at Dred Scott

10820 Bloomington Ferry Rd., Bloomington 952-941-2444
Hours: April 15-June 1: M-F 3-9 p.m., Sa-Su 10 a.m.-10 p.m. June 1 through Labor Day: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily
Price: $7 for adults; $5 for kids (12 and under) and seniors (62 and older); $1 off total price for groups of 15-30 players; $2 off total price for groups of 30 or more
Bloomington rolled out this classic miniature golf course a little less than 20 years ago. Its simple design and minimal distractions continue to draw in folks of all ages.


Malt-Tees Mini Golf & Malt Shop

(formerly Adventure Gardens Mini-Golf) 6335 Portland Ave., Richfield 612-861-0668
Opens May 2013 (weather permitting)
Hours: Until Memorial Day: Sa-Su 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day: Su-F 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sa, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Price: $7.50 per person; $5.75 for kids aged 6-17 or seniors (55+)
Ah, ice cream and mini-golf. Is there a more sacred combination? We think not. When fall rolls around, keep Malt-Tees on the radar: they’ve got a pumpkin patch, too.


Putt-er There Mini-Golf

1300 Midway Parkway, St. Paul 651-488-0277
Opens May 27
Hours: M-Sa 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Su 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Price: $2.50 per person for 9 holes; $5 per person for 18 holes
This pun-ny course has been a Como Park staple for more than 50 years. You’ll find all the classic mini-golf trappings here: gardens, fountains, a windmill, a loop, and even a genuine Minneapolis streetcar.


Walker on the Green: Artist-Designed Mini-Golf

(Walker Art Center) 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls. 612-375-7564
Opens May 23
Hours: Th-Sa 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Su-W 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Price: $12 for adults; $10 for students; $9 for Walker members and kids 12 and under
Step onto greens among Minneapolis’s most famed art and architecture. Eccentric and expansive, the Walker’s upcoming courses will be artist-designed and scattered with garden gnomes, mazes, and other fun oddities. They’ll also feature two holes designed by students at the U of M.