Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo 

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Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo
5731 Co Rd 105 NW
Byron, MN 55920

8 Miles West of Rochester, MN on Hiway 14, at Byron, MN take Cty Rd. 5 North approx 3 miles to Cty 105 into the Park.

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30 sites. 10 Electric, no sewer, dump station, 3 sites are Handicap Assessable, Running water, restrooms, showers, picnic shelters, playground, Outdoor emergency alarm system, emergency shelter site, nature center & nearby Zoo.

10 day limit per site. Call for Spring and Fall opening and closing dates.
County nature center and zoo featuring native Minnesota wildlife and displays concerning environmental topics. Also a semi-primitive, 30-site campground. Environmental education classes offered for groups and general public. Camping also available on a first come, first served basis. Over 10 miles of well-signed, well-maintained trails available for nature study. Hiking, etc. Difficulty of trails is varied.

Hours & Dates


  • Monday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Tuesday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thursday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Saturday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sunday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
7am to 10pm 7 days per week. Closed in Winter to camping, Winter offers numerous groom hiking and cross country skiing trails.
Park hours: 7am-10pm daily. Zoo hours: 10am-4pm daily. Zoo has made major additions in past two years. Otter and Wolf exhibits.


  • Daily camping maximum: $18.00
  • Daily camping minimum: $15.00

Admission free, donations accepted. Camping $25 to $30 per night.

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