The park division is responsible for planning and maintaining parks and trails at the county government level. See the Parks Road Map page for locations of our 7 parks.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Can I reserve a park? You can't reserve an entire park, but you can reserve a picnic shelter in any of the parks by calling the park office at 320-762-2999.
How much does a reservation cost? There is no charge for shelter reservations.
Is camping allowed? Chippewa Park has a public campground. The fee is $15.00 per night. Camping is not permitted in the other parks. Exceptions are made for youth groups such as scouts and 4-H clubs.
What time do the parks open? The parks are open every day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.
The Douglas County Park Division is administered by the Board of County Commissioners. A Park And Recreation Facility Ordinance was adopted in 1992. For more information about the history of Douglas County Parks, see our Parks History page and check out the gallery of picture of our parks on the Parks Pictures page.