The maple forest turns brilliant shades of orange, gold, and red in the fall.
Eight major lakes and many ponds offer water lovers places to swim, fish, boat, and simply relax.
Lake Lida has a sandy beach and large picnic areas for visitors.
Drive along the scenic route to observe the wildlife: the park is host to 150 bird species and 50 species of mammals.
The extensive trail system attracts hikers, horseback riders, and cross-country skiers.
Tell me more about this park's wildlife, history, geology and landscape.
Horse trails are open for the season.
(Updated Nov. 9, 2017)
Campsites in the equestrian campgrounds can be reserved. Some sites are able to accommodate additional campers (up to three). Please contact the park for approval.
Purchase a Minnesota State Parks Gift Card.
Only use approved firewood!
Help prevent the spread of tree-killing insects by burning only approved firewood, available at all Minnesota State Parks.
Bird Checklist at Maplewood State Park.
Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Office hours may vary depending upon staff availability.
Use the self-registration kiosk at the park office when the office is unstaffed.
Leave a message if you get our voicemail, and we'll call you back.
39721 Park Entrance Road
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
The park entrance is located 7 miles east of Pelican Rapids on State Highway 108.