Big Stone Lake State Park 

Contact Information

Big Stone Lake State Park
35889 Meadowbrook State Park Rd
Ortonville, MN 56278
(866) 857-2757 (Toll Free)

Access to the park is via State Hwy 7. 8 mi NW of Ortonville on Hwy 7.

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On the shores of this large lake, visitors enjoy quiet sunsets and excellent walleye fishing at the source of the Minnesota River. The drive along the lakeshore, through the apple orchards north of Ortonville, is especially beautiful in the fall. 3 mi hiking trail. Semi-modern camping with sanitary facilities, swimming beach, boat launch with dock. Canoe and kayaks available on weekends - Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Visitors also enjoy the park's native prairie and bird watching opportunities.

Hours & Dates


  • Monday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Tuesday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thursday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Saturday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sunday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
Year round. Camping Memorial Day - Labor Day. 7am-10pm. Reservations: or 1-866-857-2757.


  • Daily camping maximum: $23.00
  • Daily camping minimum: $15.00

Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.

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