Seasonal Update

Water: Water is scheduled to be on at the campground Friday, May 8, 2015 for the season.

Drinking Water: Water is available at the contact station.

Bathroom Facilities: Sanitation building is scheduled to be available Friday, May 8, 2015 for the season. Vault toilets available in the day use areas.

Showers: Shower building is scheduled to open on Friday, May 8, 2015 for the season.

Dump Station: The dump station is scheduled to open Friday, May 8, 2015 for the season.


Campgrounds: Hayes Lake has two loops with a total of 35 campsites. Two camper cabins are available seasonally. Two hike-in campsites are also available, located on a scenic overlook on the north side of Hayes Lake. The group camp is available from early May through October. In 2013, camping will be available through October 20th.

Electric Sites: Park has 18 electric sites for use during the summer camping season.

Reservations: Recommended during the summer and early fall seasons for camping and the park's camper cabin.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Office hours will vary, but weekends are best. If no one is available, please leave a message or call Lake Bronson State Park 218.754.2200.


Trail Notes: Park has 13 miles of hiking trail, 5 miles of mountain bike trail and 7 miles of horse trail. In winter, park will maintain 9 miles of snowmobile trail and 11 miles of ski trail.. Call ahead for information on groomed ski trails. Visitors may snowshoe in the park except on groomed ski trails.

Season Rentals: Canoe, kayak, and row boat rentals are available at the park office on weekends. All watercraft rent for $15/half day or $25/full day. We also rent electric trolling motors and batteries. Please check with the park for availability. Motor use on Hayes Lake is limited to electric motors only.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: There is no naturalist on staff at this park. Visit the State Parks calendar of events for information on the many special events throughout the season.