Golden Valley is an extremely healthy, green city with more than fifteen percent of the city (more than 1,025 acres) dedicated to parks and open space. Adeline Natural Area, Bassett Creek Nature Area, Lakeview Park, Golden Oaks Park, and Natchez Park are just a few of the several parks and preserved areas located in Golden Valley and swimming, ice skating, sledding, and canoeing rank high on the list of the favorite seasonal activities the parks and nature areas of Golden Valley have to offer. Golden Valley also maintains approximately 50 miles of trails for visitor and resident travel and exploration. These trails range from asphalt sidewalk trails to unpaved trails, creating an encompassing network throughout the entire city.
Market in the Valley
Every Sunday, the friendly residents of Golden Valley come together for a community-oriented, outdoors farmers market focused on bringing healthy, local, fresh food and homemade crafts and arts to the city in a fun, open-air environment. Market in the Valley is a non-profit weekly event that not only brings local goods, produce, and merchandise to the residents and visitors of Golden Valley, but it also builds a sense of togetherness and neighborhood unity by revitalizing the city center through bustling activities, friendly encounters, live music, and a close-knit atmosphere. Market in the Valley is a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly environment to immerse oneself into the cultural aspects and community spirit of Golden Valley.