Myre-Big Island State Park

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From Explore MN Tourism

Seasonal Update

Water: Available in campground late April through late October, weather permitting.

Drinking Water: Drinking water is available year-round at the park office or near site 15 in Big Island campground.

Bathroom Facilities: Wheelchair accessible flush toilets are available in the park office on a year-round basis. Vault toilets are available year-round.

Showers: Available in the campgrounds from late April through late October, weather permitting.

Dump Station: Available from late April through late October. A dump station is open year-round at the Trails Truck Stop, 1.5 miles from the park.


Campgrounds: Camping is available year-round. In winter, some electric and non-electric campsites are available in Big Island campground. Please call the park ahead to make sure sites are accessible.

Electric Sites: 32 electric sites available during the regular camping season.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Gravel pads are available at all campsites. No pull through sites.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Sunday 10AM-2PM

Monday thru Friday - No set office hours but the phone will be checked periodically.

If no one is available, please leave a message.


Trail Notes:
Spring/Summer: Park has 16 miles of hiking trail, .5 mile of wheelchair accessible trail and 7 miles of mountain bike trail.
Winter: The park has 7 miles of groomed snowmobile trail which connect to Freeborn County snowmobile trails. Snowshoeing is permitted anywhere in the park except on groomed snowmobile trails. Dog sledding is permitted on snowmobile trails only.

Season Rentals: Canoe, kayak, paddleboard and boat rentals are available daily May through September. Snowshoes available in the winter months.