North Mankato is a Darn Nice Area to live, work and play. Our citizens and leadership are passionate about creating a community where you’ll want to spend your lifetime.
From our quality preschool to college educational opportunities to our beautiful parks, trails and cultural scene, North Mankato provides a well-rounded opportunity for people of all ages to thrive.
Best of all our city employees and citizens work together to keep our city safe, welcoming and running smoothly.
It’s in the details where you’ll find the kindness and togetherness in our DNA shining through.
in North Mankato
It’s a Darn Nice Area!
North Mankato is a growing, safe community with outstanding recreational and cultural opportunities, vibrant business districts and welcoming neighborhoods—all coming together to provide an excellent quality of life. We believe all of our residents and friends bring value to our community in their own special way. Whether we live together, work together or play together, we encourage inclusivity of all people. Our citizens and community leadership work together to continue to expand our city into a place that all people would be happy to call home.
lettin’ our happy show!
Beauty through heritage, art, culture and music, fits nicely into our DNA. We celebrate a rich history of being a hardworking, active community providing opportunities to gather, learn and grow together. Our North Mankato Taylor Library is a hub of activity with literacy and learning adventures for all ages. We treasure our public art and are excited about continuing to support creatives. Community events and festivals bring our citizens together as well as welcome new friends to see what makes our Darn Nice Area special.
Join the fun!
Through North Mankato’s Culture & Recreation Department and Caswell Sports, a wide variety of recreational programming, classes, leagues, activities and events are offered year round to enhance the well being and quality of life of our community members. Eveyone is invited to participate and enjoy.
IT’S all in our dna!
From softball to biking and splashing, North Mankato is packed with outdoor adventures. Caswell Sports features world class softball fields, a growing soccer complex and sand volleyball courts. It is also home to Fallenstein Field and Playground—both are fully accessible and provide opportunities for adults and children alike. Right next door, you can enjoy our new Splash pad or cool off at our Spring Lake Park swim facility. Our hiking and biking trails and beautiful parks offer a variety of amenities and opportunities to relax and enjoy our Darn Nice Area.
Eat, Shop, Stay
From LoNo to UpNo, you will find interesting boutiques, yummy eats and wonderful hospitality throughout the city. Check it out!