Lake Hanska County Park is located on the SE shore of Lake Hanksa, on eof the best walleye lakes in southern MN. It is open year around. The campgrounds is open from May 1 to Oct 1, or longer depending on the weather. Reservations can be made for 5 sites, 4 months in advance. Historic sites in the park. Shaded, level campsites with electric hookups are part of this Brown County Park located 17 miles southwest of New Ulm. The campground also includes a large tent camping area, clean restrooms with showers, sanitary dump and firewood for sale. Lake Hanska County Park has a variety of historic highlights including a log cabin built in the 1850's, an old fort site, and interpretive signage. There is also a DNR public lake access and fishing pier, playground, hiking and cross country skiing trails, sand swimming beach and a variety of picnic areas. Three picnic shelters can be reserved, at a nominal fee, for family or large group gatherings. The park is located a short driving distance from a variety of regional celebrations.