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Address: Lac qui Parle State Park, Watson, MN
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+1 320-752-4736

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Camper cabin was great!

We stayed in a camper cabin for the first time and were impressed by how clean and well maintained it was. We especially appreciated not being in a tent when a thunderstorm came... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2015
Stillwater, Minnesota
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Stillwater, Minnesota
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stayed in a camper cabin for the first time and were impressed by how clean and well maintained it was. We especially appreciated not being in a tent when a thunderstorm came through. The air conditioning saved us too! Nice hiking trails, but be sure to wear bug spray.

Thank SML_Stillwater
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is a gem on the prairie the park is clean and well maintained. It is a great place to take the family any time of the year.

3 Thank blackjackbooster
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2014

This park had some pretty neat Works Progress Administration buildings here including a picnic shelter. The hiking trails were secluded and quiet along the river. Lots and lots of birds including bald eagles. The visitor center had the best array of taxidermed animals I had ever seen anywhere.

2 Thank Justin B
Wahpeton, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

This has been the most bug-free campground I think we've ever been to. The hiking trails would be better if they were gravel maybe. The grass is pretty hard to push a stroller on. The bathrooms are awesome! Beautiful sunset! We stayed in the upper campground. The only bad thing really is the "swimming" beach. You have to park away... More 

1 Thank sherrih1988
Forest Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2013

My boyfriend's family and I went to camp at this state park this past weekend. We were originally slotted to stay in the group campground, but were moved because of trees that needed to come down. We were in the lower campground. Everything looked great from inside the car when we arrived but from the second we got out of... More 

4 Thank Stacy B
Colonge, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

This state park appears to be an undiscovered gem. With a new visitor center (excellent exhibit) and a spacious campground you would think folks would flock here. The only downfall to this prairie location? A lack of trees (and therefore shade!) in the newest campground. Not ideal during the heat of July but the location provided panoramic views and solitude.... More 

1 Thank beccaR13
Spring Valley, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2012

This was our first trip to Lac Qui Parle State Park. We also went to the Lac Qui Parle Mission located 2 miles away from the park. The park is not manned, but we did see a ranger out on a 4-wheeler. We went to the beach and skipped stones to cool off on a very hot day in July.... More 

2 Thank saustin

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