Father Hennepin State Park

Located off State Highway 27, just west of Isle.

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Father Hennepin State Park is located on the southeast shore of Mille Lacs Lake. Visitors enjoy a large sandy beach for swimming, two boat accesses, fishing piers and picnic sites with a panoramic view of the lake. The park's 320 acres include two campgrounds and hiking trails that wind through a hardwood forest and along the rocky shoreline of Mille Lacs. Stay at one of the 103 drive-in campsites (51 have electricity) for an overnight visit. There are also 6 group campsites with wheelchair accessible sites you can enjoy. There are 2 shower buildings with flush toilets, sinks, and showers you can use during your stay. The park's original vegetation was northern hardwoods mixed with marsh areas and pines along the lake. The hardwoods provide shade during the summer and spectacular color in the fall. This park is the gateway to Mille Lacs Lake, where you can experience the excitement of all kinds of water recreation. The park offers a natural sand beach and boat access on the southeastern shore of the lake. 4.5 mi of hiking trails.

Hours & Dates

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.

Rates

  • 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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