We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lac qui Parle State Park

Lac qui Parle State Park, Watson, MN
+1 320-752-4736
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Pay attention to upper and lower campground choices - depending on time of year

Lac qui Parle State Park has two separate campgrounds (Upper and Lower) and there is a chunk of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandita_travels
,
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
What a Winter Adventure!

My husband and I recently moved to Southwestern Minnesota and have spent one day each week... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Nolafan2164
,
Gulfport, Mississippi
Read all 16 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 20, 2017
“Lake View is incredible!!!!”
3 weeks ago
“Pay attention to upper and lower campground choices - depending on time of year”
LOCATION
Lac qui Parle State Park, Watson, MN
CONTACT
Website
+1 320-752-4736
Write a ReviewReviews (16)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lac qui Parle State Park has two separate campgrounds (Upper and Lower) and there is a chunk of driving distance between them. both are also separate from the state park check in/registration. The park is full of beautiful wildflowers and located on/near a scenic lake....More

Thank Sandita_travels
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 21 April 2018

My husband and I recently moved to Southwestern Minnesota and have spent one day each week exploring. This park was one of our first trips. This was in February so there was still snow on the ground. The lake was frozen, everything white and beautiful....More

1  Thank Nolafan2164
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Nice state park to visit. Lots of nice hiking trails, overlooks, and a nice place to get access to the lake. Would highly suggest.

Thank Samuel R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Great state park. Lots to do and see. Great way to spend a day with family and friends. Treating hiking. Things to do in all seasons

Thank Jodi56257
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We came out specifically to do the State Hiking Club Trail. Our goal is to do them all. We got to the entrance and the sign said the trails were closed due to high water. Also the winds were gusting to 50 mph. Given that...More

Thank Chris K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The park had the water shut off so we couldn't use it, however with that said, the park is very gorgeous. We went in the fall so the native grasses were all brown, but so pretty for the prairie. We would love to come in...More

Thank Gina K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

A great camping experience...welcoming staff, marvelous sunset. We saw lots of wildlife and prairie flowers.

Thank Marquisman
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stayed in a camper cabin for the first time and were impressed by how clean and well maintained it was. We especially appreciated not being in a tent when a thunderstorm came through. The air conditioning saved us too! Nice hiking trails, but be...More

Thank SML_Stillwater
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is a gem on the prairie the park is clean and well maintained. It is a great place to take the family any time of the year.

3  Thank blackjackbooster
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 5 September 2014

This park had some pretty neat Works Progress Administration buildings here including a picnic shelter. The hiking trails were secluded and quiet along the river. Lots and lots of birds including bald eagles. The visitor center had the best array of taxidermed animals I had...More

2  Thank Justin B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Fiesta City Motel Montevideo
7 reviews
18.05 km away
Viking Motel
23 reviews
18.11 km away
GrandStay Hotel & Suites Montevideo
125 reviews
18.29 km away
Prairie Waters Inn
4 reviews
20.42 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Valentino's
48 reviews
17.51 km away
The Rusty Duck Bar & Grill
7 reviews
18.71 km away
Good Ol' Days Cafe
5 reviews
22.08 km away
Duffy's Good Time Saloon
52 reviews
21.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Historic Chippewa City
9 reviews
17.93 km away
Patrick's Pub & Grill
8 reviews
36.99 km away
Fagen Fighters WWII Museum
57 reviews
42.43 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lac qui Parle State Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit