Mille Lacs Kathio State Park

Contact Information


  • $15 - $23 Daily Camping Rate
  • Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
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Located on a Lake or River

  • Mille Lacs
  • Ogechie
  • RUM
  • Shakopee

On-Site Facilities & Services

  • Located on a Lake or River
  • Children's Programs (scheduled, supervised)
  • Evening Entertainment (regularly scheduled)

On-Site Recreation

  • Swimming Beach
  • Fishing Boats Available
  • Canoes or Kayaks Available
  • Hiking Trail
  • Lake/River Access (Boat Ramp)
  • Playground
  • Cross Country Ski Trail (groomed)
  • Cross Country Ski Rental
  • Snowmobile Trail (groomed)
  • Snowshoes Available

Accommodations Policies

  • Open to the general public, no membership required


  • Take U.S. Highway 169 7 miles north of Onamia. Go left on County Road 26 for 3/4 mile to the park entrance on your right.

Other Date Information

  • Reservations: or 1-866-857-2757.

Length of Stay

  • Daily site rental

Campground Features

  • Electric
  • Pets allowed in campsite
  • Open in fall
  • Open in winter
  • Camping Accessible to disabled
  • Hookups available in WINTER
  • Flush toilets in campground
  • Group camp facilities
  • Hot showers in campground
  • Lodge/central building
  • Pull-through sites
  • Secluded campsites

Number/Type of Campsites

  • Number of tent-only sites: 7
  • Number of tent-only sites available in winter: 4
  • Number of RV/Trailer only sites available in winter: 6
  • Number of camping cabins: 5
  • Number of camping cabins available in winter: 5
  • TOTAL number of campsites: 84
  • TOTAL number of campsites available in winter: 6
  • Number of sites in horseback camp area: 10

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  1. Mille Lacs Kathio State Park - Activities

    Mille Lacs Kathio State Park - Activities

    15066 Kathio State Park Rd
    Onamia, MN 56359-2207
    Call: (320) 532-3523
    Toll Free: (866) 857-2757

    Mille Lacs Kathio is an outstanding park with a wooded trail system that is a favorite of hikers, skiers, snowshoers, snowmobilers and horseback riders. The Interpretive Center teaches about 9000 years of human activity in this National Historic Landmark District. Kathio offers 87 campsites of various types, 5 camper cabins, a swimming beach, picnic area, observation tower and boat accesses onto the Rum River and Shakopee Lake.

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