Mille Lacs Kathio State Park

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Mille Lacs Kathio State Park
15066 Kathio State Park Rd
Onamia, MN 56359
(866) 857-2757 (Toll Free)

Go to mile post marker #221 on US Highway 169, about 8 miles north of Onamia. Watch for Kathio Arrowhead sign and take County Road 26 for about a mile to the park entrance, on the right.

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Mille Lacs Kathio is an outstanding park with a wooded trail system that is a favorite of hikers, skiers, snowshoers, snowmobilers and horseback riders. The Interpretive Center teaches about 9000 years of human activity in this National Historic Landmark District. Kathio offers campsites of various types, 5 camper cabins, a swimming beach, picnic area, observation tower and boat accesses onto the Rum River and Shakopee Lake.

Hours & Dates


  • Monday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sunday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Office Hours vary with seasons.


  • 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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