Seasonal Update

Water: Available across the road from the park office. Water spigots are OFF in the campgrounds for the season.

Drinking Water: Drinking water is available year round at the hydrant located across the road from the park office.

Bathroom Facilities: Outdoor toilets are available year round in all of the use areas.

Showers: Shower facilities are CLOSED for the season.

Dump Station: Dump Station is CLOSED, no water available at dump station.


Campgrounds: Campgrounds: The Lower and Oakridge Campgrounds are both open for the season.

Electric Sites: The Park has 14 electric sites in the lower campground, all with 50 amp service.

Special Notes for RV Campers: No electric sites are available in the Oakridge campground.

Reservations: Campground reservations can be made May - Oct. The four electrical cabins have heat and a screened porch. These are located near the swimming beach. 1 cabin sleeps 5 (wheelchair accessible), the other 3 cabins sleep 6 each. Available year-round, Thursday - Sunday during winter season, daily Apr - Oct. Pets are not allowed.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

For information, call Lake Carlos State Park at 320-852-7200. Please leave a message if no one is available and someone will return your call.


Trail Notes: Horse trails are open for the season. Hiking trails are available.

Season Rentals: Boats, canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards are available for rent May 1 to November 1.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: Astronomy programs are held at sundown most Saturdays, May thru Sept. at the horse camp, weather permitting. See "Events Calendar" for upcoming special events.