Parks & Recreation

Notice: A portion of the entrance road at Buffalo Creek Park is closed due to road conditions. The park will remain open, but please drive carefully and respectfully.
 
 
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Jon Jerabek | Phone 320-484-4334
Parks and Recreation Manager 

Parks & Recreation encompasses McLeod County Parks, Trails and Fairgrounds Facilities.
McLeod County has six County Parks totaling 571 acres. 
Parks Brochure
Interactive Parks Map

Regional Parks & Camping Facilities

Day Parks - Open 8:00am to Sunset
  • Buffalo Creek Park (east of Glencoe)
  • Stahl's Lake Park (north of Hutchinson)
  • Swan Lake Park (northwest of Silver Lake)
  • William May Park (east of Winsted)
Campground and Picnic Shelter Reservations - Reserve Online Today!
2024 Season: April 26 - October 21 (Reservations open March 1, 2024)
  • RV/Electric Sites: $35 per night
  • Tent/Non-Electric Sites: $25 per night
  • Shelters: $55 per day
Please note: Credit/debit card fees of 3% or higher (depending on card type used) will be charged by the processor. These fees will not appear on your receipt, but will be reflected on your card statement.

Camping Cancellations/Refunds
  • If the reservation is cancelled 14 days or more prior to the arrival date, a $10 administration fee per site will be forfeited. 
  • If the reservation is cancelled fewer than 14 days prior to the arrival date, the first nights camping fee plus a $10 administration fee per site will be forfeited.
  • The refund will be issued in the form of a check.  Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing.
Shelter Cancellations/Refunds
  • If the reservation is cancelled 14 days or more prior to your arrival date, a $10 administration fee will be forfeited.
  • If reservation is cancelled few than 14 days prior to your arrival date, no refund will be issued.

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