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Spent a weekend camping here. Very small state park with just 20 campsites.
Site #2 has a lake view with steps down to the boat launch area.
Lake is good for fishing (with a boat dock as well as a fishing pier) not so much...More
Nice camp grounds. Unfortunately the hosts or rangers don’t keep up on cleaning of bathrooms. All weekend the toilet paper was out in women’s bathroom and a toilet overflowing even after being visited by host/ranger. Bathrooms overall could have been in better shape even for...More
This park must be long forgotten. I was here 5 days shy of the anniversary of the Sioux uprising (August 20, 1862) As, the markers indicate a day of tragedy. When 13 settlers lost their lives as the Sioux began their attempts to take back...More
we stopped briefly to check out the park for a possible camping trip on another occasion, with that being said, it's quiet here, but you're probably better off at Sibley State Park.
Note you can find some interesting historical features here in this park that...More
The last time we were here the place was unkempt, unmowed in the large public places. It's a shame. The community raised money so electric could be installed on about 6 of the sites and now it looks like hell. When kept up it was...More
We had a picnic here over the weekend at one of the tables. The bats and birds have defecated all over the picnic tables in the one and only shelter built by the Civilian Conservation Corp in the 1930's. Thank goodness there was a few...More
Our continuing quest to hike all of the state parks in Minnesota has brought us to Monson Lake. It is a beautiful little park on the shores of Monson Lake and West Sunburg Lake. Originally dedicated to some settlers who died in the Dakota War....More