Seasonal Update

Water: Water is now shut off for the season for the entire park, including both upper and lower campgrounds and the dump station.

Drinking Water: Drinking water is available year-round in the shop area courtyard.

Bathroom Facilities: Vault toilets are available year-round throughout the park. All bathroom facilities are now CLOSED in the park and at both campgrounds for the season.

Showers: Upper & Lower campground bathroom/shower facilities are now CLOSED for the season.

Dump Station: The dump station is CLOSED for the season.


Campgrounds: Camping is available for the winter season. Call ahead for conditions. Lower campground has one electrical site always plowed open. Upper campground is open to hike in camping only.

Electric Sites: 59 electric sites in lower campground - 22 electric sites in upper campground.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Gravel spurs are available at all campsites. Please park campers and vehicles on these gravel spurs and not on the grass. If you have a second vehicle, please park in the visitor parking areas.

Reservations: Recommended during the regular camping season. Reservations are not needed November 1 - April 1.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please leave a message if no one is available.


Trail Notes: Contact the office for updated trail conditions.

Season Rentals: Paddleboat and canoes are available to rent during the regular season office hours May - October. Snowshoes are available for rent at the park office. A thermal flip-over style portable fish house is available to rent on Lake Carlos only. Contact the park office for current rates and availability.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: A naturalist will be conducting programs in the park year-round. See “Events Calendar” link above for upcoming scheduled naturalist programs.