Father Hennepin State Park


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Father Hennepin State Park


Location:Just west of Isle off State Highway 27.
Facilities:103 drive-in campsites (41 with electrical hookups), showers (é), flush toilets (é), group camp (6 sites), picnic area (é), picnic shelters (é), volleyball court, horseshoe pits, hiking trails (4 miles), wheelchair-accessible trail (0.25 mile), ski trails (2.5 miles), warming house, swimming beach, 2 fishing piers (é), boat launch, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, swimming, lake fishing, boating, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing (park has several albino deer).
Special Features:Located on the southeast shore of Mille Lacs Lake, the park was named in honor of a French Jesuit priest who visited the area with a French expedition in 1680. Throughout his trip, he kept a journal describing the untamed wilderness he encountered.
Address:41294 Father Hennepin Park Rd
PO Box 397
Isle, MN 56342

Phone:320-676-8763
Fax:320-676-3748
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/father_hennepin
Size: 320 acres.

See other parks in Minnesota.