Where to go: Along main road and trails bordering prairie areas. Big Island for tree color
What you'll see: Big Blue Stem, Indian Grass, Maples, Basswood.
Also of interest: Pelicans and waterfowl are on Albert Lea LakeLast updated: October 13, 2014
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19499 780th Avenue
Located 3 miles southeast of Albert Lea on County Highway 38. Interstates 90 and 35 intersect just north of Albert Lea. Both interstates have signs directing visitors to the park.
From Interstate 35: Take exit 11, turn east on Freeborn County Road 46. Follow County Road 46 for 1/2 mile then turn south on Freeborn County Road 38 and continue on County Road 38 for 1 1/2 miles to park entrance.
Best time to contact the park:
Friday through Sunday: 9AM - 6PM
Monday thru Thursday 8:30AM 9:30AM
If no one is available, please leave a message.