Myre-Big Island State Park

Contact Information


  • $17 - $21 Daily Camping Rate
  • Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
  • Get current rates


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Located on a Lake or River

  • Albert Lea

On-Site Facilities & Services

  • Located on a Lake or River

On-Site Recreation

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

Accommodations Policies

  • Open to the general public, no membership required


  • Exit 11 on I-35 is the most convenient approach 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

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: Fluorescent lighting, Green cleaning products, Recycling
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices

Length of Stay

  • Daily site rental
  • Seasonal 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
  • Sanitary Dump Station
  • Secluded campsites

Number/Type of Campsites

  • Number of tent-only sites available in winter: 4
  • Number of RV/Trailer only sites available in winter: 4
  • Number of camping cabins: 1
  • Number of camping cabins available in winter: 1
  • TOTAL number of campsites: 93
  • TOTAL number of campsites available in winter: 10

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  1. Myre-Big Island State Park - Activities

    19499 780th Ave
    Albert Lea, MN 56007
    Call: (507) 379-3403
    Toll Free: (866) 857-2757

    Visit during spring and fall to view the many species of migrating birds that use the wetlands, prairies and woodlands. The Esker Trail is spectacular any time of the year, and the Big Island Trail is another visitor favorite. 16 miles of hiking; 5 miles of cross-country ski and 7 miles of snowmobile trails. A 6 mile paved trail connects to Blazing Star State Trail.

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