Myre-Big Island State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Programs & Services

Park Office

At Park Entrance

Stop here for vehicle permit, park information and brochures. Also includes Nature Store.

Naturalist Programs

Occasional Programs

Offered Memorial Day through Labor Day. Call ahead for schedule.

Gift Shop

Park Office

Nature Store is small but carries a limited number of t-shirts, cups, caps, books and gift items.


3-5 Miles From Park

Convenience stores within 3 miles


Canoes, Kayaks, Paddleboards, Boats, Life Jackets, and Snowshoes

Available at park office.


At Park Office

Available year-round during office hours.

Ice Sales

Available in Albert Lea, less than 2 miles from park.

Available seasonally at park office.


In Albert Lea

There are a number of restaurants located within 3-5 miles of the park and in the town of Albert Lea.


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.