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 & DatesPark 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. D
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
- Open in summer
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
Excellent hiking with many miles to explore. A must go in the fall if you would like to be surrounded by vibrant greens, yellows, and those flaming reds!
— L7744MGdaniels, September 7, 2022
This is a large and beautiful park of rolling woodland and prairie hills. We staying in the Muskie camper cabin, and were pleasantly surprised by how cool it stayed in inside during the hot days...
— lindafT6515OG, August 17, 2021
We took the kids to a little sandy beach. It was clean and a pretty quiet area. There were picnic tables and shade too. We will be back!
— Navigate19874092136, July 23, 2021
We went to Maplewood state park to do a little hiking.
We did Haloway’s hill. It was a nice hike. It’s a little over a mile out and back, and goes up about 150-200 feet. There is a great view from...
— AndyB5542, July 21, 2021
The park itself is beautiful. Wonderful habitat for waterfowl. The campground infrastructure needs some updating - shower house, etc.
We stayed in a cabin, which was crawling with ticks on the deck...
— mandmandm2014, June 6, 2021