Lac qui Parle State Park

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Camping & Lodging


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Drive-in Sites

New Upper Campground has 43 sites; Lower campground has 24 sites.

Upper campground sites include two wheelchair accessible sites, 37 electric sites including 9 sites with full water and sewer hookup. Upper campground is open from April 22 through MEA weekend. There is no winter camping in this park. Vault toilets are available year-round in the park and the lower campground.

Pull-Through Sites

8 sites in Upper Campground

Three of these pull-through sites have sewer, water and electric hook-ups available.

Electric Sites

37 sites in upper campground; 21 sites in lower campground.

Reservations are recommended for weekends.

RV Length Limit

Lower Campground - 50 Feet / Upper Campground - 60 Feet

Length is measured from front of tow vehicle to rear of vehicle being towed.

Cart-in Sites

3 sites in Upper Campground

Sites are located 100 to 400 feet from parking area. These sites are more secluded and shaded than other campsites in the park.

Horse Camp


The park has horse trails for day-use only.

Group Camp

2 Sites - Each accommodates up to 50 people

Sites are located in Lower Unit. No electrical hookup. Water spigot and vault toilets available. Tents only.


Camper Cabins

3 seasonal cabins

Three heated, seasonal cabins available April - October. Cabin 2 sleeps five and is wheelchair accessible, Cabins 1 and 3 sleep six. Pets not allowed. More information on camper cabins.

Sanitation Facilities


Wheelchair accessible

Showers are wheelchair accessible.

Flush Toilets

Upper Campground

Flush toilets are available in the upper campground only. Availability is seasonal and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Vault toilets are available throughout the park including the lower campground.

Vault Toilets

Throughout the park

Vault toilets are located in the upper and lower units of the park. Available for use year-round.

Dump Station

Located in Upper and Lower Units. Seasonal.

Lower Unit - open Memorial Weekend through Labor Day.
Upper Unit - mid-May through late October.