McCarthy Beach State Park

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Rates

  • Park permits: $25 annual, $18 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $5 daily. Camping fees are separate.

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Located on a Lake or River

  • Beatrice
  • Side
  • STURGEON
  • Sturgeon TW

On-Site Facilities & Services

  • Located on a Lake or River

On-Site Recreation

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

Accommodations Policies

  • Open to the general public, no membership required

Directions

  • From Hibbing take U.S. highway 169 north to St Louis county road 5. Follow #5 north 15 miles to the park.

Other Date Information

  • Book an online reservation 24 hours a day. Phone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY: 952-936-4008) between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily November through March, and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily April through October. Call Ctr closed holidays.

Green Practices

  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Water Conservation/Wastewater Mgmt Plan
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices

Length of Stay

  • Daily site rental

Campground Features

  • Electric
  • Pets allowed in campsite
  • Open in fall
  • Open in winter
  • Camping Accessible to disabled
  • Flush toilets in campground
  • Group camp facilities
  • Hot showers in campground
  • Sanitary Dump Station
  • Secluded campsites

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  1. McCarthy Beach State Park - Activities

    7622 McCarthy Beach Rd
    Side Lake, MN 55781
    Call: 218-254-7979

    A water-recreation enthusiasts' haven! Sturgeon Lake chain (4 lakes) plus Side Lake, Pickerel Lake, Beatrice Lake, and other small lakes provide endless opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing and sailing. Picnic tables, fire rings, and picnic shelter on Sturgeon Lake. 18 miles hiking trails, 12 miles horseback and mountain bike, 9 miles cross-country ski and 12 miles of snowmobile trails. The park is also the midpoint of the Taconite State Trail.

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