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Sakatah Lake State Park

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The Sakatah bike trail is a good place right now to see some of the Prairie wildflower yet. Many are well pass peak, best time to see the most Prairie flowers are in August.

You will find some Indian Pipe right now along some of our trail. check out Wahpekute trail if you never seen this one

What you'll see:

Right now you will see many of the Blazing Star's , Black-eyed Susan's Gray-Headed Coneflower's, Goldenrod, Rattlesnake Master and many others that are waiting just for you to find.

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Last updated: August 30, 2015 

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Getting there

50499 Sakatah Lake State Park Road
Waterville, MN 56096

Park entrance is located on State Highway 60, 14 miles west of Faribault, or one mile east of State Highways 13 and 60 in Waterville.


Phone: 507-362-4438

Email: sakatahlake.statepark@state.mn.us

Best time to contact the park:

Sunday through Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. depending on staff availability. Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

If no one is available when you call, please leave a message.

Self-registration is located at the park office.