Split Rock Creek State Park

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Split Rock Creek State Park

Swim, fish, or boat the waters of Split Rock Lake, the largest body of water in Pipestone County. The lake is the predominant feature of this park. Stop by the Beach Side Trail Center for an excellent vista and to discover more about the area. Seven miles north of the park is the famous Pipestone National Monument.

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Visitor Alert!

State Park Deer Hunt

A special deer hunt for youth hunters in Split Rock Creek State Park on October 25 through October 26. The park will be open only to participating youth hunters and their mentors from sunset on October 24 through 8am on October 27. The campgrounds will be closed.

For more information: state parks during fall hunting season.

Last updated September 16, 2014

Park Notes

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

Video about the Park:

Watch Pioneer Public Television's Minnesota's Greatest Parks: West,This link leads to an external site.featuring stories about Split Rock Creek State Park. Originally aired May 15, 2014.

Virtual Tour:

Take a virtual tour. It's a great tool to help you plan your next trip to the park!
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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 Split Rock Creek State Park.


Bird Checklist This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. Split Rock Creek State Park.

Park Highlights

tree Camping

tree Water Based Recreation / Swimming Beach

tree Fishing

tree Wildlife/Waterfowl Observation

tree Hiking


Best time to contact the park:

May - October: Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fall & Winter: Office hours vary. Please contact Blue Mounds State Park at 507-283-6050 for information.


336 50th Avenue
Jasper, MN 56144

tel: 507-348-7908

email: splitrockcreek.statepark@state.mn.us

Getting There

Located 7 miles southwest of Pipestone off State Highway 23.