Special Events

City Archery Hunt

  • Registration deadline: September 11
  • Register online (under Activities/Special Events) or at the Park & Rec Office (Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm)
  • Two seasons:
    • November 1-28
    • November 29 - December 23
  • Antlerless Deer only, Earn-a-Buck
  • All DNR regulations apply
  • Proficiency test required
  • No crossbows (being reviewed for 2021)
  • Parks included:  Cashman, Hammann, Kaplan’s Woods, Kaplan’s Woods Parkway, North Straight River Park Area, Leo Rudolph Nature Reserve, Manthey, Maple Creek Parkway, Kriesel Park and Mineral Springs (second season only)
  • $20 non-refundable application fee
  • Random draw if more than 50 hunters apply and if more than 30 hunters pass proficiency test

For more information, contact Mary Jo Knudson, 507-774-7364 or maryjo.knudson@ci.owatonna.mn.us

Park Clean Up Kits

Help us keep Owatonna’s parks beautiful!

  • Sign-up online.
  • Pick-up your bucket at the park shop.
  • Clean-up a park or trail using our pickers & garbage bags.
  • Leave the trash near a garbage can & drop-off the bucket at the park shop!