William O'Brien State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Recreation Facilities


Picnic Area

1 Picnic Area

Wheelchair accessible

Picnic Shelter

Open Shelters

2 open shelters in the main picnic area and 1 behind the beach area on Lake Alice. All shelters have electricity. Large open shelter in picnic area contains a fireplace and is wheelchair accessible. Shelters can be rented by calling the park.


2 Locations

One volleyball area is near the swimming beach. The other volleyball area is near the ball field. Pick up equipment at park office.


4 Horseshoe Pits

Located near the swimming beach and ball field. Pick up equipment at park office.

Golf Course

Within 10 miles

Many near park.



Field has a backstop.


Warming House

Visitor Center

Water Facilities

Fishing Pier

Wheelchair accessible

Fishing tackle is available on loan from the park office.

Swimming Beach

Within the park

Beach located on Lake Alice. No lifeguard on duty.

Boat Access

Boat Launch

Boat launch available on the St. Croix River.