Seasonal Update

Water: (Updated: 05/06/2016) Water is on for the season. The main campground shower building and picnic area restrooms are open.

Drinking Water: Water is available year-round behind the park office, and seasonally throughout the park.

Bathroom Facilities: See "Water" above. Vault toilets are available throughout the park; see All Season Map for locations.

Showers: See "Water" above.

Dump Station: While the park does not have a dump station, there are three located approximately 10 miles west of the park in Owatonna.
Kwik Trip #403 (Owatonna, MN)
Owatonna Wastewater Treatment


Campgrounds: Camping is closed for the winter season. The main campground has 40 standard campsites on 2 camping loops. There are 3 types of rustic sites available: walk-in, cart-in, and canoe-in. One group site is available for about 60 people.

Electric Sites: There are 18 electric sites with 50/30/20 amp hookups in the main campground. Al sites are located in Loop B.

Special Notes for RV Campers: The park has gravel spurs. Spur length ranges from 35' to 55'.

Reservations: Reservations are recommended for weekends and holidays during the regular season. Reservations are not as necessary after Labor Day. Reservations are not taken mid-October through April 1.


Contact Notes:

Best time to contact the park:

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

When office is closed, please use the self-registration area at the front of the office to purchase daily and annual permits, and to register for camping. Annual permits purchased through self-registration will be mailed.


Trail Notes: There are approximately five miles of hiking trails, three miles of ungroomed cross-country ski trails (easy), and about three miles of snowmobile trails. Snowshoeing is allowed anywhere in the park except on groomed trails. Dog sledding is allowed on the lake. Check with the park office for ice conditions.

Winter trail shelters are available. One shelter, located near the boat ramp, has a wood burning stove. The other shelter, located near the group camp, is not heated.

Season Rentals: Canoe & kayak rentals are available at the park office. The park's picnic shelter is available for rent by contacting the park office.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: Please click the "naturalist programs and other activities" link located under "Park Notes" in the middle of the park's main page.