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Moose Lake State Park


Rolling hills surrounded by fields, woods, ponds and fishing lakes make this park popular for hikers, anglers, canoeists, swimmers and campers. Quiet Echo Lake is ideal for catching bass, northerns and panfish. The Willard Munger Trail is located two miles west of the park. The trail stretches for 60 miles from Hinckley to west Duluth.

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Visitor Alert!

Park office is open intermittently Tuesday-Saturday 9-4 April- Memorial Day. As of October 7th water is off for the season. Drinking water is still available at main office. Camping will be closed for the winter starting November 25th.

Park Notes

Be fascinated. Check out the naturalist programs and other activities scheduled at the park.

image of Visitor Center.Moose Lake Agate and Geological Center - A "don't miss" stop!

Be sure to stop in the Agate and Geological Interpretive Center when you visit Moose Lake State Park. The 4,500 square foot building, located at the entrance to the park, opened in 2003 and includes a multi-purpose classroom, nature store gift shop, park offices, a resource workroom, restrooms, and an exhibition hall that showcases Minnesota's gemstone, the Lake Superior Agate. Interpretive displays focus on rocks, minerals and geology of Minnesota.

Hours:

April- Memorial Day office hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9-4 intermittently. May office hours 9-4 7 days a week. Memorial Day through Labor Day office hours Sunday-Wednesday 9-4, Thursday 9-7, Friday and Saturday 9-9. Labor day through November office open intermittently 9-4 seven days a week.

Virtual Tour:

Take a virtual tour. It's a great tool to help you plan your next trip to the park!
Panoramic tour | Snapshot tour

Camping

Camping is available April through November 19. Self-registration information for camping is located on the park bulletin board/kiosk just past the front doorway to the park office/visitor center.

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Don't move firewood!

Burning non-local firewood can spread invasive species, and it's against Minnesota state law. Learn more. Always buy your firewood at the park, or from an approved local vendor. Find firewood vendors for Moose Lake State Park.

Birders:

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

Park Highlights

tree New Campground

tree Close Access To Recreation

tree Quiet Lake Offers Great Canoeing

tree Lots Of Family Activity Choices

tree Fishing/Fishing Pier

tree Wildflowers & Wildlife Viewing


Hours

April- Memorial Day: Tuesday-Saturday 9-4 intermittently. May: 9-4 7 days a week, Memorial Day- Labor Day: Sunday-Wednesday 9-4, Thursday 9-7, Friday and Saturday 9-9. Labor day through November office open intermittently 9-4 seven days a week.

Contact

4252 County Road 137
Moose Lake, MN 55767

tel: 218-485-5420

email: mooselake.statepark@state.mn.us

Getting There

Located 1/4 miles east of I-35 at the Moose Lake exit #214. The park entrance is off County Road 137. Take the Moose Lake exit off I-35. Then go east on County Road 137 until you see the park signs about 1/2 mile down the road.