Sakatah Lake State Park

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From Explore MN Tourism

Seasonal Update

Water: Water in the picnic grounds is off for the winter. It will be turned on for the 2018 season May 4th, 2018.

Drinking Water: Water is available year-round from the hydrant north of the park office and at the hand pump in the picnic area.

Bathroom Facilities: Vault toilets are available year-round in the park.

Showers: The shower building is closed for the winter. Weather allowing, it will open for the 2018 season May 4th, 2018. Facilities are wheel chair accessible.

Dump Station: The park's dump station is closed for the winter. It will open for the summer on May 4, 2018.


Campgrounds: The park has 62 drive-in campsites available during the regular camping season. In 2018, camping will be available April 1st through October 20th.

Electric Sites: The campground has 14 electric sites, with 20 amp and 30 amp service available.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Please check site specifications carefully when making reservations as spur length varies, and not all sites in our wooded campground can accommodate slide-outs.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Office hours vary depending upon staff availability.

If no one is available when you call, please leave a message.

Self-registration is located at the park office.


Trail Notes: The park has 5 miles of hiking trails and 3 miles of surfaced biking trail which is part of the 39-mile Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail. Approximately 1/3 mile of wheelchair accessible trail is also available. Approximately 3 miles of the 39-mile-long Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail runs through the park and is available for snowmobiling in the winter. Snowshoeing is permitted anywhere in the park.

Season Rentals: Canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards will be available for rental from mid-May until early October 2018.