Lake Bronson State Park

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Lake Bronson State Park


From the observation tower in the park, view the prairie and aspen-oak forests or watch for deer, sharp-tailed grouse, and sandhill cranes.

The South Branch of the Two Rivers fills Lake Bronson. The lake, which is actually a reservoir, offers visitors swimming, fishing, boating, great camping, and a tranquil backdrop for the picnic grounds. For those who prefer a prairie experience, one of the campground areas allows camping on the prairie.

Trails for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling provide visitors with great recreation choices.

Tell me more about this park's wildlife, history, geology and landscape.


Visitor Alert!

New Playground Installed

The new playground is located next to the Visitor Center! Thanks to the Friends of the Park and many donations from local businesses and Park users for this awesome addition!

Park Notes

Be fascinated. Check out the naturalist programs and other activities scheduled at the park.

Wi-Fi in Lakeside Campground

Thanks to the Friends of the Park group, Lakeside Campground now has wireless internet! The internet shuts off after deer season and turned back on in May.

Reservable Pull-Through Sites

Reservable pull-through sites are now available in the Lakeside Extension Campground.

Geocaching Demo Park:

Lake Bronson State Park is a Geocaching Demo park. We have GPS units to loan out for free if you do not have your own - just inquire at the park office to borrow one of ours.

Virtual Tour:

Take a virtual tour. It's a great tool to help you plan your next trip to the park!
Panoramic tour | Snapshot tour

Visitor Center:

The Lake Bronson State Park Visitor's Center is available for rent anytime of the year. The Great Room is a perfect venue for meetings, community or family events. There is an attached kitchen for food preparation and service. Please contact the park for availability and rental fees.

Friends Group:

The Friends of Lake Bronson State Park group is active again and seeking new members! Membership is open to individuals and organizations interested in supporting Lake Bronson State Park through park improvement projects and volunteer activities. Call the park at 218-754-2200 for membership information.

Gift Cards:

Purchase a Minnesota State Parks Gift Card.

Don't move firewood!

Burning non-local firewood can spread invasive species, and it's against Minnesota state law. Learn more. Always buy your firewood at the park, or from an approved local vendor. Find firewood vendors for Lake Bronson State Park.

Birders:

Bird ChecklistThis is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. for Lake Bronson State Park.

Park Highlights

tree World's Largest Jack Pine

tree Largest Observation/Water Tower in MN State Park System

tree Historic WPA-Built Structures

tree Excellent Prairie & Aspen Parkland Habitat

tree Camping/Hiking

tree Visitor Center


Hours

Best time to contact the park:

Daily, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Office hours will vary. If no one is available, please leave a message.

Contact

County Highway 28
Lake Bronson, MN 56734

tel: 218-754-2200

email: lakebronson.statepark@state.mn.us

Getting There

Located 2 miles east of the town of Lake Bronson, the park access is on County Highway 28.