Real Estate Burnsville

Welcome to the city of Burnsville Minnesota


Burnsville was a rural, primarily Irish, farming community in 1960 with 2,700 people to know what has become the tenth largest city in the State of Minnesota with a population of over 60,000 people. Burnsville is located south of Minneapolis and St Paul and just over the Minnesota River bridge. The convenient of this suburb offers access to both downtowns and Burnsville also offers unusually good public transit – Minnesota Valley Transit Authority 

Burnsville, Minnesota, is a dynamic Twin Cities community that features close proximity to many wonderful attractions, recreation, restaurants, and shopping. Some examples are …


  • Buck Hilloffers 15 different runs to skiers and snowboarders of all abilities, as well as snow tubing. Buck has 11 lifts including 2 Quads and a Triple chairlift. Buck also has one of the best snowmaking systems in the Midwest, enabling the area to operate even when Old Man Winter doesn’t cooperate.



  • Ames Performance Arts Center formerly known as Burnsville Performance Arts Center, was opened in 2009 and features two theaters, the Masquerade Dance Theatre and the intimate 150 seat Black Box Theatre. In addition, the center offers a 2,000 square foot art gallery, meeting rooms, rehearsal room, and banquet space. Exciting regular events include dramas, comedies, dance, and musical acts and a wonderful assortment of national touring artists.



  • Burnsville Center regional Mall  1.2 million square feet of shopping and eating. A wonderful benefit to Burnsville and is surrounded by many restaurants and many other stores with quality shopping. Also sharing the parking lot is CMX Odyssey Theatrewhich has 16 theatres with reclining seats and also an IMAX Theatre.



  • Valleyfair Amusement Park –  the park opened in 1976 and now features over 75 rides and attractions including eight roller coasters and also has a water park called Soak City.



  • Mall of America located just a short drive from Burnsville and is one of the top tourists attractions in the world with wonderful retail, entertainment, attractions, and dining.  40 million people visit the Mall from all over the world.




  • Minnesota Zoo Opened to the public in 1978. Home to more than 4,880 and many endangered and located in award-winning exhibits. 485-acre campus features miles of trails and the largest indoor interconnected zoo exhibits in the county. Has over 1.35 million visitors annually.



Events sponsored by the city


I Love Burnsville Week



International Festival of Burnsville



Heart of the City 5K, 10K & 15K



Burnsville Winter Lighting



The city of Burnsville has 1,800 acres of parkland throughout 79 parks and follows a Parks and Trail Master Plan. Only a third is developed for recreation and the remainder is preserved as natural habitat. This includes the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge and Murphy-Hanrahan Park Reserve. Burnsville has 58 playgrounds and 11 recreational lakes. The most heavily used lakes are Keller Lake, Crystal Lake, and Alimagnet Lake. Burnsville has on a professional ice rink – Burnsville Ice Center. The city also features the newly developed “Heart of the City”.

Burnsville has an active Chamber of Commerce and offers many eating, shopping and hotel suggestions at

Two school districts split up Burnsville, one is School District 191 and the other is School District 196. The District of 196 has about 9000 students includes 10 elementary schools with kindergarten through grade 5 (some with voluntary pre-kindergarten programs), three middle schools with grades 6-8, one high school with grades 9-12 and one alternative high school. The 191 District also includes one of the most extensive Community Education programs in the state, serving newborns up through senior citizens.

Burnsville is just a short drive from two major airports…Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport and Humphrey Terminal 2.

The city of Burnsville Minnesota offers so many compelling reasons to visit and live here, from the events, shopping, convenient location to both Minneapolis and St Paul and quality of life!