The City of Richmond, Minnesota is located just 12 miles west of Interstate 94 on Highway 23, only 90 minutes Northwest of the Twin Cities. Within minutes, three major colleges, the Grasshoppers Chapel, Stearns County History Museum, and many beautiful lakes make the area a true paradise. Richmond offers events and family activities all year long, supporting our annual festival River Lake Days and and our winter festival TREEmendous Night.
Richmond and the surrounding area have something for everyone. If you're looking for a quiet, relaxing place to enjoy a few days or weeks "away from it all", this is the spot for you. Should you want a weekend or vacation filled with fun and excitement, you'll find that here too!
Richmond is a community rich in heritage and strong in small town values. We take great pride in our parks and trails, terrific fishing and sporting events and a down home feel.
Council Meetings are held the 1st Wednesday and 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm. The meetings are open to the public and held at Richmond City Hall.
EDA Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30PM. The meetings are open to the public and held at Richmond City Hall.
The Planning Commission regularly scheduled meeting is held on the 4th Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm at the Richmond City Hall.
River Lakes is a nonprofit organization that supports nonprofits with grants and collaborates with volunteers and non-profits to provide a channel that connects all aspects of our community from organizations, businesses and individuals through community building opportunities.
The corner of 6th Ave NW and Cedar Ave NW
Host to the summer Music in the Park series! Also a great place for kids to play or have a picnic! This park offers a lot of fun!
Entry to the park is off Main Street East.
This is a wonderful park that includes a swimming beach, playground, and picnic shelters! If you are interested in renting Lions Park near Thein Lake, please contact Dennis Torborg at 320.597.2051
Home of the Richmond Royals Baseball Club.
This green space park offers small hiking trials, picnic tables & grills, and a quiet area on the Sauk River.
River Lakes Civic Arena is the home of River Lakes Youth Hockey, River Lakes High School Hockey, and the River Lakes Figure Skating Club. We also service St. Johns University and the Rocori School District. We offer many skating and hockey programs. In the fall there are free learn to skate classes and free beginner youth hockey camps. We have lots of open skating and open hockey times from October - March. For all open to the public events visit our calendar - Click here
River Lakes Civic Arena is available for a variety of events.
For those of you who like to hike and bike be sure to enjoy Richmond’s Glacial Lakes trail system which connects to the RoCoRi trail.
At the Glacial Pavilion you will find the Blue Bike Project. The use of these bikes are free to the public. To use the Blue Bikes stop into Jack's of Richmond to get your key to unlock the bike of your choice.
Whether you’re looking for a place to visit, live or do business you’ll find that Richmond is the perfect place for you. The City Website is designed to provide visitors, residents and business owners with current and useful information - Click Here