Seasonal Update

Water: Water in the main campground, horse campground, and day-use will be turned on for the season on May 1, or later if a hard freeze is forecast. Water is available year-round at the Chalet building and the park office.

Drinking Water: Drinking water in the main campground and the day use area will be turned on for the season May 1, or later if a hard freeze is forecast. Drinking water is available year-round in the Chalet building and at the park office.

Bathroom Facilities: Modern toilet buildings in the upper picnic area will open May 1, or later if a hard freeze is forecast. Flush toilets are open year-round at the Chalet building. The Chalet facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Showers: Showers in the Main Campground will be closed for the entire 2015 season. Showers are available at the horse camp for horse campers only May 1 until October 18, unless a hard freeze is forecast.

Dump Station: The dump station is open from May 1 through October 18, 2015.


Campgrounds: The park currently has 36 regular campsites, 3 walk-in sites, 1 group site and 14 equestrian sites. Camping in the main campground is available April 1 through October 18, 2015. Equestrian camping is available May 1 through October 18.

Electric Sites: The park has 15 regular electric campsites, some with 30-amp and some with 50-amp service. The park also has 13 electric equestrian campsites, all with 30-amp service.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Park has level sites with easy access.

Reservations: Recommended for weekend camping May 1st through October 18th.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekends: Thursday through Monday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Winter: Regular office hours are not kept during the winter. Please call or email the park and leave a message.


Trail Notes: The park has 9.3 miles of hiking trails and 13.3 miles of horse trails. Horse trails will close if conditions are not suitable for riding. Please call the park office (507) 426-7840 to determine trail conditions before visiting.

Season Rentals: The upper picnic shelter is available for rent for $45/day during the summer season. The chalet is available to rent by for $60/day or overnight $80. Contact the park to reserve.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: The park does not have a naturalist on staff. Programs are scheduled periodically throughout the year.

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