Mille Lacs Kathio State Park


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Mille Lacs Kathio State Park


Location:8 miles north of Onamia off US 169.
Facilities:70 drive-in campsites (22 with electrical hookups), showers (é), flush toilets (é), 3 walk-in campsites, 10 horsemen's campsites, group camp, 5 camper cabins, hiking trails (35 miles), self-guided trail (1 mile), horse trails (27 miles), wheelchair accessible trail (1 mile), ski trails (20 miles), snowmobile trails (19 miles), snowshoe trails (7.5 miles), sliding hill, warming house, picnic area, enclosed picnic shelter, playground, swimming beach, boat launch, boat and canoe rentals, ski and snowshoe rentals, visitor center (é), historic sites, interpretive exhibits, gift shop, 100-foot fire/observation tower.
Activities:Camping, swimming, lake and river fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, snow sledding, nature programs.
Special Features:The park, a registered National Historic Landmark due to its 9000 years of human history and archaeological significance, lies along the Rum River and encompasses Ogechie and Shakopee lakes. The river, lakes, and trails provide visitors the chance to see bald eagles, osprey, otters, beavers, loons, deer, bears, coyotes, and many other animals.
Address:15066 Kathio State Park Rd
Onamia, MN 56359

Phone:320-532-3523
Fax:320-532-3529
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/mille_lacs_kathio
Size: 10,554 acres.

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