Lac Qui Parle State Park 

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Lac Qui Parle State Park

14047 20th St NW
Watson, MN 56295
(866) 857-2757 (Toll Free)

Approximately 1/2 mile north of Watson on U.S. Highway 59 and State Highway 7, then west on Chippew County Road 13.

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The "lake which speaks" is a dominant feature of this park. In fall, thousands of geese descend on the lake, bald eagles perch on nearby trees and deer are a common sight. Fishing is popular year-round and the area is rich in Minnesota history. 6 miles hiking; 5 miles cross-country ski trails. The park has a semi-modern campground with electric sites, hot showers, flush toilets, swimming beach and boat access.

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

Book an online reservation 24 hours a day.

Phone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY: 952-936-4008) Apr–Sep, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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