Lake Maria State Park


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Lake Maria State Park


Location:Access via Highway 39 and Wright County Road 1 from the south; from the north, take Highway 8 to Highway 39 and Wright County Road.
Facilities:17 secluded backpack campsites, 2 group camps, 3 remote ski-in/walk-in camper cabins, flush toilets (é), picnic area (é), enclosed picnic shelter (é), hiking trails (14 miles), self-guided trail (1.5 miles), horse trails (6 miles), ski trails (14 miles), skate-ski trail (2 miles), snowshoe rentals, warming house, fishing pier, boat launch, boat and canoe rentals, visitor center (é), interpretive exhibits, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, lake fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing.
Special Features:Park includes one of the few remaining stands of the "Big Woods," a maple, oak, and basswood forest that once covered part of southern Minnesota. The park is also home to the Blandings turtle, one of Minnesota's threatened species.
Address:11411 Clementa Ave NW
Monticello, MN 55362

Phone:763-878-2325
Fax:763-878-2620
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/lake_maria
Size: 1,614 acres.

See other parks in Minnesota.