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
Neighborhood Picnic -- Tuesday July 16th, 2024 -- 6:00p-8:00p at the park
FOOD ORDERS OPEN THROUGH 7/9/24 at midnight!

The neighborhood picnic has been an annual event in Desnoyer Park for over 30 years! This year's picnic is Tuesday 7/16/24 from 6-8pm at the park. We will have this year’s new Desnoyer T-shirt for sale, Desnoyer hats & mugs, 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 to visit with! You must register for food ahead of time (by Tuesday 7/9/24) with the form that was sent with the picnic invite email, or on the neighborhood events page.


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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.