Pets allowed
Allowed with Restrictions
Guided tours
No
Backcountry camping
No
Lodging
No
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Moose Lake State Park is located just east of Interstate 35 at exit 214 near the city of Moose Lake. The 1,194 acre park was established in 1971. One the highlights of the park is Agate/Geological Interpretive Center that is located within the park office. The center showcases the Lake Superior Agate which is the state gemstone of Minnesota.

The Park has 5 miles of hiking trails and a 2 mile long paved bike trail which provides access the city of Moose Lake and the Willard Munger State trail. There is a swimming beach, boat ramp, and handicap accessible fishing dock at Echo Lake. The 105 acre Echo Lake is known for bass, northerns and panfish. Canoe, kayak, and boat rentals are available. There is a large picnic area near the beach on Echo Lake.

There is a campground at the park with a total of 33 sites, of which 20 have electric hook ups with 30-map service. Two of these sites are wheelchair accessible. In addition, there are two walk-in tents site and one group site.

A link to the Minnesota DNR website for Moose Lake State Park can be found here.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Spring
Summer
Fall

Congestion

Moderate

Parking Pass

State Park Fee

Open Year-round

Yes

Pros

Easy access. Small lake for fishing, boating, and swimming.

Cons

Highway noise.

Features

ADA accessible
Vault toilet
Boat ramp(s)
Wildlife
Family friendly
Flushing toilets
Rental facilities
Fishing
Near lake or river
Wildflowers
Bird watching
Potable water
Covered picnic areas

Location

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