Once an undeveloped stretch of railroad land, Energy Park is now one of the fastest-growing residential neighborhoods in the St. Paul suburbs. With its easy access to freeways and Metro bus routes, Energy Park is close to all that downtown St. Paul has to offer.
The neighborhood itself is quiet and secluded, boasting tree-lined streets and peaceful walking and biking trails. Como Regional Park, a Minnesota landmark for over 100 years, is nestled within the Energy Park neighborhood. It boasts an 18-hole golf course, zoo, public pool, and carousel, in addition to its vast network of trails, playgrounds, picnic areas and more.
Minnesotans from all over the state flock to the nearby Minnesota State Fairgrounds, which are just a short drive or bus ride away for residents of Energy Park. With over 322 acres of food, rides, and fun, the Minnesota State Fair offers something for everyone.
Thanks to its easy access to freeways and public transportation, Energy Park is the perfect place for employees of corporations like Target, 3M, Best Buy and United Healthcare to call home and still enjoy a short commute.
Students of the University of Minnesota, Hamline University, St. Catherine’s, Concordia, the University of Northwestern, and Metropolitan State University also love Energy Park for its plentiful bus stops and proximity to downtown St. Paul.
Energy Park offers plenty of shopping options like Target, Cub Foods, and Walmart, along with specialty stores and unique office and retail space like historic Bandana Square. And with its diverse restaurant scene, Energy Park residents have their choice of cuisines. The many options include traditional American food and drinks at Gabe’s by the Park and Colossal Cafe, to Chinese food at Cafe 99, to exotic Turkish and Mediterranean fare at Black Sea.
It’s no wonder why more Minnesotans than ever are calling Energy Park home. It offers all of the conveniences of city life, with the laid-back tranquility of a hidden suburb.