Independence has three parks around the city.

Tamarack Park - 4740 South Lake Sarah Dr, Independence, MN 55359
  • Baseball Field
  • Basket Ball Court
Playground Pioneer Park - 2055 Co Rd 90, Independence, MN 55359
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Horse Shoe Pits
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
Lyndale Park - 260 1st Ave, Independence, MN 55359
  • Playground
Other nearby parks: Dog Park:
Lake Sarah Park Reserve - W Lake Sarah Dr, Rockford, MN 55373

Trails:
Lake Independence Riding Trial is a paved trail running over 15 miles between Hanover and Orono.