Lac qui Parle State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Programs & Services

Park Office

Park Office

The park office and campground registration/information has been relocated to a new site in the park. The new location is on the east side of the lake and north of the recently completed upper campground.

Visitor Center

East Side of Lake

Center contains wildlife interpretive displays, meeting room, bathrooms, and Nature Store. Hours vary with the season.

Interpretive Exhibit

Visitor Center

Naturalist Programs

State Park and Wildlife Office

Programs are held occasionally throughout the summer.

Historic Site

Lac qui Parle Mission Site

Lac qui Parle State Park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A number of WPA-built historic facilities can be found within the park. The Lac qui Parle Mission site is adjacent to the park and operated by the Minnesota Historical Society.


About 4 Miles From Park

Located in the town of Watson.


State Park and Wildlife Office

Available year-round.


Within 12 Miles

Many restaurants are located in the nearby towns of Milan, Madison and Montevideo.

Public Phones

Located in both upper and lower units

Emergency phones are located in both the upper and lower units. The upper unit also has a public pay phone that is located at the Lac qui Parle Area DNR Headquarters Building.