Maplewood State Park39721 Park Entrance Road
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
The park entrance is located 7 miles east of Pelican Rapids on State Highway 108.Get Directions
Visitors are surprised by the size and incredible beauty of this west-central Minnesota park. There is great fishing, with eight major lakes in this 9,250-acre park. The rolling hills and hardwood forests along the park drive make it an exciting place to watch for wildlife or view fall colors. 25 miles of hiking, 20 miles of horse trails, boat and canoe rental; 5 miles groomed classical, 5 miles ungroomed back-country cross-country ski trails and 21 miles of snowmobile trail.
Hours & DatesBook 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. Daily; Oct–Mar, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon – Fri and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat & Sun CT
- Daily camping maximum: $23.00
- Daily camping minimum: $17.00
Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Located on a lake or river
- Canoes or kayaks available
- Cross-country ski trail (groomed)
- Dock space/slips/mooring buoys
- Fishing boats available
- Hiking trail
- Snowmobile trail (groomed)
Number/Type of Campsites
- Total number of campsites: 71
- Total number of campsites available in winter: 4
- 50 amp
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 61 reviews
We did some hiking and drove around some. The park was super busy! Hats off to the park ranger that greeted us and told us to stop and buy our pass. Every single car she greeted with a smile and a...
— Khctx, October 18, 2020
Beautiful park for camping and hiking. Camp sites in the Grass Lake campground are spaced a good distance from each other with just a couple exceptions. We were there 10/11-14/20 and the Fall...
— Ruthiewt, October 15, 2020
Absolutely beautiful colors in the fall with all of the changing leaves! Lots of easy walking paths - great weekend or day trip :)
— lmeiers, October 4, 2020
The leaves were changing and gorgeous! Hollaway Hill was worth the short uphill walk. All trails are good. There isn't a bad one. If you have horses, it is a great way to see the park areas, and...
— jo f, September 23, 2020
Very nice park with a nice swimming area and a great family hike. Bathrooms/changing area closed by the beach otherwise great place to social distance and enjoy nature.
— GoPlaces266181, August 18, 2020