Maplewood State Park
The maple forest turns brilliant shades of orange, gold, and red in the fall.
Eight major lakes and many ponds offer water lovers places to swim, fish, boat, and simply relax.
Lake Lida has a sandy beach and large picnic areas for visitors.
Drive along the scenic route to observe the wildlife: the park is host to 150 bird species and 50 species of mammals.
The extensive trail system attracts hikers, horseback riders, and cross-country skiers.
Tell me more about this park's wildlife, history, geology and landscape.
Except for the equestrian campsites, all campsites in the park are reservable - we recommend you reserve your campsite in advance! Any site not reserved is available for drop in camping for one night only. Use self-registration if park staff is unavailable. If additional nights are desired, check with park staff for availability.
(Updated Jan. 14, 2016)
Be fascinated. Check out the naturalist programs and other activities scheduled at the park.
Campsites in the equestrian campgrounds can be reserved. Some sites are able to accommodate additional campers (up to three). Please contact the park for approval.
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 Maplewood State Park.
Bird Checklist at Maplewood State Park.
Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Office hours may vary depending upon staff availability.
Use the self-registration kiosk at the park office when the office is unstaffed.
Leave a message if you get our voicemail, and we'll call you back.
39721 Park Entrance Road
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
The park entrance is located 7 miles east of Pelican Rapids on State Highway 108.