WHERE WE ARE
Kensington Rune Stone Park is located in Solem Township
of Douglas County, Minnesota. From Alexandria, go west on State Trunk
Highway 27 approximately 14 miles to County Highway 103. Go 1 1\2 miles
south on Highway 103 to the park entrance road. All road surfaces to and
inside Kensington Rune Stone Park are paved.
WHAT IS THE
The discovery site of the Kensington Rune Stone, this 193 acre park is
the homestead farm of the Ohman family.
More information on the Kensington Rune Stone can be found at the Runestone Museum website.
Rune Stone Park is used by families for picnics and
reunions, businesses and other groups for pleasure outings, and winter
sports enthusiasts for skiing, tobogganing, and snowmobiling. There
are 2 picnic shelter areas and a range of outdoor recreation activities
including, volleyball, horseshoes, and hiking. Several history displays
are maintained to help interpret the Rune Stone Park story.
Please see the Park Facilities Grid page for a list of facilities available at the County Parks.