Welles Memorial Park and Fairgrounds (30 acres)
The park is a 30-acre wooded park on a peninsula where the Bois de Sioux and Otter Tail
Rivers converge to form the Red River of the North. It is secluded in the city of
Breckenridge. It has 5 primitive sites and 2 electric for camping with picnic tables, BBQ
stands and flush toilets. It has a handicapped accessible playground, tennis courts,
horseshoes, picnic shelters, boat ramp, fishing dock, ice fishing and Arboretum. It is
home to the Wilkin County Fair and Breckenridge Headwaters Day. The river offers canoeing,
tubing and fishing for catfish, walleye and northern. It also hosts a one-room schoolhouse
and the Three Rivers Performing Stage. Included in the park are chainsaw statues made from
trees. Welles Park is located at the west end of Nebraska Avenue along the Minnesota and
North Dakota border.
Breck Pool and Park
Located on Beede Avenue and 13th Street North.
The area includes Breckenridge's outdoor public swimming pool,
playground equipment, sand volleyball court and a basketball
court. Private rentals for parties.
Located at the west end of Minnesota Avenue near the Interstate Bridge which links the
Minnesota and North Dakota border across the Red River. This area has a concrete boat
launching site, public fishing pier, banking fishing, a picnic shelter and a parking area.
There is also a Walk Bridge that crosses the river into Welles Memorial Park and a
historic metal marker depicting the convergence of the Bois de Sioux, Otter Tail and the
Red River of the North.
The Lions Park is located off Hwy 75 just before entering the north side of
Breckenridge. This area has public boat access, parking, historic marker, a small picnic
shelter and playground equipment. The Breckenridge Community
Recreation Center, outdoor Hockey and Skating Rink and
Sledding Hill are nearby.
Ox Cart Trail Park
The Ox Cart Trail Park is located on Wilkin Ave. and Vine Street, just west of the
Dairy Queen. The park consists of several activity panels, numerous slides and tunnels, a
horizontal ladder, two decorative roofs, a clatter bridge and belt bridge, tire swings and
belt seat swings, picnic tables, open grass areas and various other activities. It's
handicapped accessible, and will accommodate children up to age 12. The Ox Cart Trail Park
was named for the authentic wagon wheel rut trails that wind through Wilkin County.
Located at 10th Street South and Dacotah Avenue. Facilities include Prairie
View playground equipment, shelter, restrooms, two softball fields, open grass areas and
four mini forest hardwood plantings.
Main Street Rotary Park
Located on Main Street and Andrews Avenue near Park Manor. It consists of a picnic
shelter and an open grass area.
Kids Korner Playground
Located at Chicago Avenue and 7th Street South. This area includes
playground equipment, a picnic shelter and an outdoor basketball court.
Located along 5th Street. This is a mini park to sit and enjoy the day.
Named after Angelique Bourcier Martin, one of three French-Sioux women who originally
owned most of the land which is now Breckenridge. The park includes benches and flowers.