Monson Lake State Park

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Monson Lake State Park

Cast your line for walleye, northerns, bass, and sunfish in Monson Lake. Birdwatchers look for white pelicans, herons, western grebes, and songbirds in this 346 acre park with a diverse landscape of wetlands and hardwood forests. The park includes a quiet campground and wooded picnic area. Paddle the lake and take a short portage that leads from Monson Lake to West Sunburg Lake.

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Visitor Alert

Off season camping, day use and hiking are available.

Water is OFF for the season. The modern restroom and shower building is Closed until May 25, 2018.

Firewood is available at Sibley State Park or other DNR approved vendors.

Learn more about seasonal conditions online, or call Sibley State Park at 320-354-2055 for more information about Monson Lake State Park.

Monson Lake State Park patches are available for sale at Sibley State Park, or payment of $5.29 per patch could be mailed to Sibley State Park. Call 320-354-2055 for details!

(Updated Oct. 26, 2017)

Park Notes

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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 This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. Monson Lake State Park.

Park Highlights

tree Camping

tree Fishing


For information on this park, contact Sibley State Park at 320-354-2055 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


1690 15th Street Northeast
Sunburg, MN 56289

tel: 320-366-3797 or 320-354-2055 (Sibley State Park)


Getting There

Access is off State Highway 9, just west of Sunburg, via County Road 95.