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Glacial Lakes State Park

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Gorgeous and peaceful state park

Spent the weekend at Glacial Lakes State Park in Camper Cabin Cone flower. There are two camp... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Roxie N
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Beautiful, scenic and quiet.

I had read a review elsewhere that this state park was a great place to get away from it all and... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
2StPaulTravelers
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Scenic glacial hills and prairie land characterize this park.
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25022 County Road 41, Starbuck, MN 56381-2418
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+1 320-239-2860
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty, large park located in western MN. It’s got great views of water, rolling hills and green space. We used it for wedding photo shoot. Great little drive!

Thank askelly24
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Spent the weekend at Glacial Lakes State Park in Camper Cabin Cone flower. There are two camp grounds - one of the campgrounds has 2 non electric camper cabins (where we stayed) and the other camp ground has 3 electric cabins. Both campgrounds have many...More

5  Thank Roxie N
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I had read a review elsewhere that this state park was a great place to get away from it all and yet not travel far from the Twin Cities. Glacial Lakes did not disappoint. Beautiful rolling hills, scenic lakes and no crowds. Remarkable diversity of...More

4  Thank 2StPaulTravelers
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Another quiet weekday in another Minnesota State Park. I was brought to this State Park during my geocaching adventures. The water was beautiful and still on this day in spite of the wind. A beautiful hike took me to a couple of overlooks where I...More

Thank charylec
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I spontaneously decided to go to this park on a Saturday afternoon in the end of September. It's about 2.5 hours from the Cities, but an entirely different world. The scenery is simply stunningly beautiful. Even though the grass was brown, the hills and valleys...More

1  Thank Veronica S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had a wonderful spot and went with our friends. The Staff was very friendly and helpful as our friends got stuck causing traffic jams. But everyone was cordial, and it was just overall a great park. Very nice swimming area. but Fishing to us...More

Thank Gina K
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Each year we hold a family reunion in this park. We come back as it is quiet, friendly, has a decent swimming area and nice cabins.

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 weeknights and enjoyed hiking, biking, and kayaking. We liked the trails, but the deer flies were bad. We used 100% DEET and wore nets over our hats, which helped quite a bit. The campground was peaceful. The showers could use some work...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I came for the geocaching. My husband came for the fishing. The kids came because they had too! It was a win/win/win all around! The cabin was comfortable even without electricity! Short hike down to the lake. An over look trail just down the road....More

1  Thank safechris
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a great place to go to get away from the crowds. There are kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards to rent. There are also new cabins and tent sites. Also great trails!

Thank MKaye66
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