Father Hennepin State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Seasonal Update

Water: Water is on for the season. Water is currently scheduled to be turned off October 23nd, 2017.

Drinking Water: Drinking water is available year-round at the park maintenance shop and park office.

Bathroom Facilities: Bathroom facilities in the Maple Grove Campground and Lakeview Campground are open for the season. Vault toilets are available year-round in both campgrounds.

Showers: Shower facilities are open in the Maple Grove Campground and the Lakeview Campground. Facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Dump Station: The dump station is open from April 24 - October 22, 2017 however the water is only available from May 5 through October 22, 2017.


Campgrounds: The Lakeview and Maple Grove campgrounds are open for the season. The Group Camp will be open May 5.

Electric Sites: The park has a total of 51 electric sites between two campgrounds. There are 20/30/50 outlets at each electrical site.

Special Notes for RV Campers: The park does not have sites with water and sewer hookups.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Summer: Sunday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Spring and Fall: Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Winter: Contact Mille Lacs Kathio State Park 320-532-3523.


Trail Notes: The park has 4.5 miles of hiking trails.

Season Rentals: The park's picnic shelters are available for rent. Inquire at the park office.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: Interpretive programs are held in the park most weekends during the summer. Inquire at the park office or check park bulletin boards for program schedules.