Located in the state of Minnesota and is situated on the Mississippi River’s west bank, which flows upstream from downtown Minneapolis in the northern part of Hennepin County. The city is part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area in the northwest suburbs. Brooklyn Park was known and listed as a “Tree City USA” as it is home to 67 parks and miles and miles of trails. The city is popularly recognized for its West Coon Rapids Dam which is on the west side of the Mississippi River. Brooklyn has been considered as Minneapolis and St. Paul’s “bedroom community”. The city still has lands covered that are underdeveloped, which mostly consisted of farms and lands.