Anoka is located at the confluence of the Rum and Mississippi Rivers.
US Highways 10 and 169 run through Anoka.
- 1 Northstar Line (Anoka Station), 4th Ave and Johnson St. The Northstar Line is a commuter rail service linking Anoka with downtown Minneapolis. Service is infrequent, with five inbound trips on weekday mornings and five outbound trips on weekday afternoons/evenings, with one reverse trip during each rush hour period. There are also three trips in each direction on weekends. One-way fares between Anoka and Minneapolis $3 at all times; one-way fares between Anoka and any other station $3 weekdays, $2.50 weekends.
- 1 Anoka County History Center and Library, 2135 3rd Ave (at Van Buren St), ☏ . Tu 10AM-8PM, W-F 10AM-5PM, Sa 10AM-4PM. A museum chronicling the history of Anoka County with permanent and rotating exhibits. The historical society also conducts various history tours around the city and county. $3 adults, $2 children 6-17. Free admission first Tu of the month.
- 2 Windego Park Auditorium and Open Air Theater, S Ferry St, south of Main St. An outdoor amphitheater built in 1914 on the west bank of the Rum River.
In addition to the branch library listed below, the Anoka County History Center (listed above), which is affiliated with the Anoka County Library, offers free wireless internet.
|Routes through Anoka|
|Fargo ← Elk River ←||W E||→ Coon Rapids → Saint Paul|
|Grand Rapids ← Elk River ←||N S||→ Maple Grove/Brooklyn Park → Minneapolis via|
|Aitkin ← Mille Lacs ← Jct W E ← Jct W E ←||N S||→ Coon Rapids → Minneapolis|
|Big Lake ← Elk River ←||NW SE||→ Coon Rapids → Minneapolis|