Programs & Services

Park Office

At Park Entrance

Stop here for park specific and general information on the area. Also, register here for camping.

Visitor Center

Located Near Picnic Grounds

The Center contains exhibits that highlight the natural and human history of the park. The Center is also the focal point for information on interpretive programs, demonstrations, school programs, and other customized programs for groups. Call (320) 532-3269 for more information including visitor center hours.

Interpretive Exhibit

Visitor Center & Throughout the Park

Several areas within the park (including the Visitor Center) have displays that describe Kathio's rich history from 9,000 years ago to the present.

Naturalist Programs

Offered Year-Round

Stop in at Visitor Center for information on interpretive programs, hikes, demonstrations, campfire talks, school field trips and customized programs for groups. For more information call (320) 532-3269

Historic Site

Several in Park

Several areas within the park (including the Visitor Center) have displays that describe Kathio's rich history from 9000 years ago to the present. Check at the Visitor Center for more information.

Gift Shop

Park Office

Nature Store in park office sells a variety of gift items, t-shirts, books and caps.

Groceries

1-6 Miles Away

Groceries available nearby at convenience store or full grocery store nearby.

Rentals

Boats, Canoes, Kayaks, Snowshoes, and Cross-Country Skiis

Boat and canoe rental on weekends from ice out to freeze up. Rentals available daily during the summer season through fall. Snowshoe and ski rentals are available on weekends (conditions permitting). Call the park for more information.

Firewood

At Park Office

Available year-round.

Ice Sales

At Park Office

Available from May through October.

Restaurant

Within 10 Miles

Several nearby options from fast food to formal menus.

Public Phones

At Park Office

Pay phone available outside park office.

Other

Geocaching Demo Park

Geocaching: Bring your own GPS unit or use one of the park's hand-held units for free. As time permits, park staff will be available to give you helpful tips and geocaching information.