Lake Bronson State Park

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From Explore MN Tourism

Seasonal Update

Water: Water is off for the season. We expect to turn the water on May 12, 2017.

Drinking Water: Year-round water is available in the visitor center.

Bathroom Facilities: Sanitation buildings are closed for the season. We expect to have them open May 12, 2017. Vault toilets are available throughout the park for use year-round. The bathrooms in the Visitors Center are also available 365 days a year.

Showers: Shower Buildings are closed for the season and expect to have them open May 12, 2017.

Dump Station: The dump station is closed for the season. We expect to open the dump station May 12, 2017.


Campgrounds: The park has 158 campsites including 67 electric sites.

Electric Sites: Park has 67 electric sites available during the regular camping season. The park has 6 pull-through electric sites.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Pull-through electric sites are now available in Lakeside Extension Campground. Pads available for RV campers.


Contact Notes: Office Hours:

There are no regular office hours during the off season. The office will be open as staff is available.


Trail Notes: Lake Bronson has 14 miles of hiking trails, 2 miles of surfaced bike trails and 5 miles of mountain bike trails available during spring/summer/fall. In winter, there are 3 miles of groomed snowmobile trail. Snowshoeing is permitted on non groomed ski trails. Cross Country Ski Trails are being groomed by a volunteer sponsored by the Friends of Lake Bronson State Park in partnership with the Parks & Trails Council. The visitor center serves as a warming shelter in winter.

Season Rentals: The park rents canoes, kayaks, and fishing boats for $15/ half day or $25/full day. Optional electric trolling motor for boats is $10/half day or $20/full day. 12 volt batteries and battery charging services are also available. The Visitor Center great room is available year round for a rental fee of $75/day . Two picnic shelters can also be rented at $45/day. Please contact the park for availability.