Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove, MN is a great location for family photos. Elm Creek is the largest park in the Three Rivers district and offers so many great backdrops for photography. Across the park’s 4,900 acres you can find almost every outdoor activity. This is a highly recommended location for families with small children.

Photography permits are required to shoot at Elm Creek Park Preserve and can be purchased in annual or hourly passes. The annual pass can be purchased online and costs $250. Hourly passes can be purchased at the park in 3 different locations: The Chalet, the Eastman Nature Center, and at the Swim Pond. Your photographer may already have a permit so be sure to check with them first.

Call the park directly for the latest pricing at 763.559.6700 or email photography@threeriversparks.org

Enjoy this gallery of images from a family photo session at Elm Creek Park Preserve below:

Two toddlers holding hands amongst the wildflowers at Elm Creek Park Reserver in Maple Grove, MN