Since 1887

Desnoyer Park

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Aerials of the neighborhood by neighbor, Dave Trampe

"Nestled on the bluffs of the Mississippi River is one of St. Paul's most secluded neighborhoods."
- Jim Vogt - Desnoyer Park: A History of the Neighborhood


Recent Neighborhood Newsletters
2023 Summer Picnic

The annual Desnoyer Park Neighborhood picnic is Tuesday 7/11/23 from 6-8pm at the park. We will have this year’s T-shirt, the first-ever Desnoyer sweatshirt for pre-sale, hoagies & pizza from Davanni’s, ice cream, drinks provided by Town & Country Club, balloon art, face painting, llamas, a bouncy-house, the Baron of Bubble, and great neighbors. You must register for food ahead of time (by 7/1/23) with the form that will be sent out in June’s electronic newsletter or on this site in early June.


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Where are we

At the corner of Pelham Boulevard and Doane Avenue, you’ll find what our neighborhood was named after – Desnoyer Park.

The neighborhood has approximately 300 households and some 1,000 residents. Platted in 1887, the historic Desnoyer Park neighborhood lies between the Mississippi River Blvd., Marshall, Cretin, and St. Anthony Aves., and the Town and Country Club on Otis Ave. The Desnoyer Park neighborhood is part of the Union Park District in St. Paul.