Seasonal Update

Water: Water has been turned off for the season in the day-use and campground areas.

Drinking Water: Water has been turned off for the season in the day-use and campground areas, and will be turned on again on Friday, May 2nd 2014. Drinking water is available year-round at the hydrant/fill-station in the office parking lot.

Bathroom Facilities: Flush toilets have been turned off for the season in the campground, and will be turned on again on Friday, May 2nd 2014. Vault toilets are available in the park year-round.

Showers: Shower facilities have been closed for the season, and will re-open on Friday, May 2nd 2014. Showers are ADA accessible.

Dump Station: None in park.

 

Campgrounds: Camping is available year-round. In winter, two electric campsite are available in the horse camp. In 2013, reservations are available through October 20th.

Electric Sites: Park has 14 electric sites in main (Yellow Medicine) campground, and 5 in the horse camp.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Gravel spurs in the campground.

Reservations: Recommended for weekends and holidays. Reservations are not needed November 1 - April 1.

 

Contact Notes:

Best time to contact the park:

Memorial Day through Labor Day: Friday and Saturday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm; Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Labor Day through Memorial Day: Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Office hours will vary; please leave a message if you are unable to reach a staff member.

Questions can also be referred to the Lac qui Parle State Park office at 320-734-4450

 

Trail Notes: The park has 18 miles of hiking trails and 16 miles of horse trails. Horse trails in the park will close for the season when we have our first snowfall. In winter, the park maintains 2.25 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails and 14 miles of snowmobile trails. Dog sledding and Skijoring is permitted on 14 miles of snowmobile trail during the week. Snowshoeing is permitted anywhere in the park except on groomed ski trails.