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Emily City Hall & Community Center

The Emily City Hall is located at 39811 MN-6, Emily, MN 56447. It is open for administrative services, public meeting attendance, and gym rentals.

The Hall houses the Police Department, City Clerk's office, Planning and Zoning office, City of Emily Public Library, and community spaces. The hall is equipped with a prep kitchen, large gymnasium, stage, Council Chambers and library. Outdoor amenities include a basketball court, playground equipment and large parking lot.

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City Hall Rental Policy

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City Hall Rental Application

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Rental Application for Chairs/Tables

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City Hall Gymnasium

Exercise (low impact) - Monday and Wednesday 9 am -10 am

Ladies Pickleball - Monday 10 am - Noon and Friday 9 am - Noon

Line Dancing - Wednesday 10 am - 11 am

Men's Pickleball - Thursday 10 am - Noon

Co-ed Pickleball - Monday and Wednesday Noon - 3 pm

Youth Activities - Wednesday 4:30 pm - 6 pm

Open gym - Call 218-763-2480 for availability. Prescheduled activities and events take precedence

Notice - Dry shoes MUST be worn in the gymnasium at all times!

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Pine Ridge Cemetery

The Pine Ridge Cemetery is located on Evergreen Drive in Emily. The City Maintenance Department maintains the grounds of Pine Ridge Cemetery.

A fee schedule is located on the home page and includes cemetery fees (or click here to view). Grave lot purchases, grave staking, and burial reservations can be made in the City Clerk's office, payable to the City of Emily. Please contact the City Clerk's office for more information at (218) 763-2480 or clerk@emily.net.

Pine Ridge Cemetery Policy

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Emily Brush Dump

The City of Emily has a brush dump for residents and property owners to dispose of yard waste. The dump is located one mile East of State Highway 6 on County Road 1, the next right after Whitetail Drive.

The dump can be used to dispose of leaves, sticks, branches, grass clippings and tree stumps (if more than two, contact Clerk's office). Contractors bringing in tree stumps must contact the Clerk's office for notification and billing purposes. Residents may take brush left in the dump. However, all rocks are the property of the City of Emily and may not be taken.

The brush dump is currently available by appointment only during the week. Please contact Emily City Hall at (218) 763-2480 and press 3 to make an appointment.

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Parks & Trails

The City of Emily has three developed parks available for resident and visitor enjoyment.

The Downtown City Park is located south of East County Road 1. Features of this park include towering pines, new playground equipment, a basketball hoop, pavilion, picnic tables, bench seating and grills.  Also enjoy a photo opportunity with "Willy the Walleye" and the historical skidder. This park is host to the Community's celebration of Emily Day as well.

The Baseball Field Park is located south of West County Road 1. Features of this park include two regulation and one little league ballfield, a pavilion, fenced playground, basketball hoop, bench seating, picnic tables, grills and a tennis court for both tennis and pickleball!

The City Hall Park is located on the grounds of the City Hall. Features include diverse trees, a basketball court, playground, picnic tables, bench seating, open field space and ample parking.

The scenic beauty of the area brings all-terrain vehicles (ATV), and snowmobiling enthusiasts throughout the region and state to the City of Emily. 

Snowmobiling and ATV use are beloved pastimes for many Emily residents and are dynamic components of local tourism. Via the DNR trail route, running north and south through town, riders have access to hundreds of trail miles throughout the region. Designated parking facilities have been established within the downtown core and the city has authorized ATV use on several roads within the City of Emily.

The use of snowmobiles, ATVs, and OHVs, have long been a part of the culture in the City of Emily. Motorized recreation offers opportunities throughout all seasons and contributes to the local tourism industry. Recreational trails are an important aspect of the city's recreation system. The snowmobile trail network is maintained and operated by the Emily-Outing snowbirds. Currently the organization maintains and grooms 100 miles of trails throughout the area. Trails traverse through private property and are part of a larger network of motorized trail options. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has established snowmobile and ATV regulations for the operation of motorized vehicles on public rights of way. ATV trails are very popular in the county-managed areas within the city.

ATV Riding Tips

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Crow Wing County ATV Ordinance

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DNR OHV Regulations (2023 - 2024)

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Emily Park, Trail & Open Space Plan

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Park Pavilion Reservation Form

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