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City of Benson

Benson is a community rich in recreational fun and festivals and a wonderful place to raise a family. Families can enjoy the water park featuring its 30-foot-tall, 168-foot-long water slide. Other recreational activities include the 18-hole golf course, and camping in Ambush Park with its hiking, picnic shelters, native plant and wildlife exhibits, and historic schoolhouse. There’s even a convenient access and canoe landing on the Chippewa River.

Popular festivals include the Kid Day Celebration, Flag Day, Pioneerland Band Festival, Fall Craft Fair and much more. Winter activities include snowmobiling, hockey and even an indoor roller skating rink.

Benson Family Aquatic Center

The Benson Family Aquatic Center is a great place to enjoy a warm summer day. There’s a zero-entry pool with various play features (great for small children), a large lap pool, diving board, drop slide, and large flume slide. Pool rental, party room rental, single and family passes, and memberships available.

Benson Golf Club

The Benson Golf Club, located in Benson, MN, is one of the finest and most complete golf facilities in the area. We have a 18 hole championship course. The practice facility has a large driving range, a well-maintained putting green, and one of the best short game practice areas anywhere.  We also feature banquet facilities, and a fully stocked Golf Shop. It’s the perfect facility for your wedding, golf outting, or an early morning round.

Ambush Park

The beautiful Ambush Park offers so much more than enjoyable place to camp for a weekend. Play a game of sand-volleyball, mini golf, horseshoe, basketball, or even hike, fish, and canoe along the Chippewa River! Be sure to check out the beautiful 18-hole golf course located nearby!​

Mini Sota Agricultural Children’s Museum

A downtown destination that brings the town and people from all around to celebrate and investigate what the town is founded on. Their mission is to create an environment where children of all ages can explore the diverse field of agriculture through interactive exhibits. This will be a space where they can bridge the agricultural roots of the community to inspire youth to continue the pursuit of agricultural innovation and society growth. Stay tuned for the grand opening or follow along the journey!

A Leader in Manufacturing

Several industries in Benson are on the cutting edge of 21st Century manufacturing. Chippewa Valley Ethanol Co (Shaker’s Vodka & E85), Benson Power, Future Products, Custom Roto Mold, Inc., and Case IH all claim Benson as their home.

Expanded Learning Opportunities

After undergoing an extensive, multiyear renovation, Benson Schools boast a brand-new auditorium; added security and safety measures at school entrances; a new early learning center; and a 3,000-square-foot multi-use cafeteria and activity space. This means we are equipped with collaborative learning environments and sought-out activity spaces that engage and elevate our students and our community—in order to meet educational needs today and into the future.

The City of Benson

Address: 1410 Kansas Avenue, Benson, MN 56215
Phone: 320-843-4775