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Mille Lacs Kathio State Park

15066 Kathio State Park Rd, Onamia, MN 56359-2207
+1 320-532-3523
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Beautiful park

When we went in June, mosquitoes were abundant. It as a tiny Lake Side beach. It has a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
garyaverill1
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Don't even try to hike it in the summer, just don't.

I live about 20 minutes from here, so I have literally been going here all my life. It is best... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Ruth V
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15066 Kathio State Park Rd, Onamia, MN 56359-2207
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"interpretive center"
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"observation tower"
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"fire tower"
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"birch trees"
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"swimming area"
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"bug spray"
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"hiking club trail"
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"bugs"
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"fishing"
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"fall"
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"campsite"
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"sites"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we went in June, mosquitoes were abundant. It as a tiny Lake Side beach. It has a beautiful interpretative center. You also have to do the fire tower if you are not afraid of heights, the view is fantastic. We also have done some...More

1  Thank garyaverill1
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I live about 20 minutes from here, so I have literally been going here all my life. It is best enjoyed in the fall. The leaves are spectacular, especially as you climb the fire tower. There are four camper cabins, which are great for getting...More

3  Thank Ruth V
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

People who want to have a picnic spot, a kayaking, canoeing and boating would find this place awesome! Also, it has museum inside the long walks, biking trail, hiking, cycling is extremely wonderful here. Archaeological stuff also there for studying students. It's open for all...More

Thank Hema R
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We spent the weekend in Spot #32 just a short walk to the shower and rest room. There was plenty of space and foliage between sites. How I managed to get a site with electricity on the Thursday before was a mystery. The MN State...More

1  Thank par72mn
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

What a great name for a hiking trail that consist of a lot of walking on a boardwalk to preserve the sensitive plant life. Very interesting how the mossy plant life seemed to mound up around the base of the trees. I was there on...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We were in the area for a family weekend trip and decided to stop for a little hiking and adventure. First we did the fire tower, it was awesome!! I would highly suggest it! Of course if you are afraid of heights be cautious. Beautiful...More

Thank Virginia W
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We decided to stop at Kathio State Park for a short hike on our way to Breezy Point. Minnesota has so much to offer to those who love the outdoors, but this park wasn't as impressive as others in the area. We chose a trail...More

Thank Teresa L
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Upon arrival to our campsite we were greeted by hoards of kamikaze monster-sized flies, crashing over and over into the truck windshield and door glass. We worked up the courage to get out of the truck to prepare backing into the site, and to our...More

Thank Alex G
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We camped in an RV in the Petaga campground for two nights. The Nicely wooded campground made sites very private. We biked to the interpretive center which was interesting for all. We walked the touch the earth trail which had a nice boardwalk; bugs were...More

2  Thank mchughcrew
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Decided to do a quick drive through the park as it was a cloudy rainy day. Drove back to the camping area and must say this is a beautiful park. It had snowed just a little the night before and the snow patches here and...More

Thank Kris P
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Kim H
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We noticed them the most in the woods. They drove us into the trailer around sundown.
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