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 CLOSED 7/9/24 at midnight but all are welcome, just bring a picnic dinner!

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 needed to register for food ahead of time (by Tuesday 7/9/24), but everyone is welcome, just bring a picnic dinner if you didn't get a food order in by the deadline -- we will have drinks and ice cream for you.


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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.