Mini-Wakan State Park, IA

The Iowa Great Lakes Region is made up of the following areas: Boaters Access, Claire Wilson State Recreation Area, Crandall's Beach, East Okoboji Beach Access, Elinor Bedell State Park, Emerson Bay State Recreation Area, Fort Defiance State Park, Gardner Cabin Area, Given'...
Status: Open through Wed Oct 15 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Oct 12 2014   Later Dates

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This facility is managed by park staff from Gull Point State Park. There is no office at this park. All correspondence and inquiries should be directed to Gull Point State Park.
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Mini-Wakan Lodge Day-use Lodge 120 Accessible
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Description

The Iowa Great Lakes Region is made up of the following areas: Boaters Access, Claire Wilson State Recreation Area, Crandall's Beach, East Okoboji Beach Access, Elinor Bedell State Park, Emerson Bay State Recreation Area, Fort Defiance State Park, Gardner Cabin Area, Given's Point Access, Gull Point State Park, Hafer Landing (HWY 9), Hattie Elston Access, Hinshaw Bridge Access, Lighthouse Point, Lower Gar Access State Recreation Area, Marble Beach State Recreation Area, Mini-Wakan State Park, Minniewashta Access, Narrows Access, Okamanpedan State Park, Pikes Point State Park, Templar State Recreation Area and Trapper's Bay State Park.

Recreation:

Located on the north side of Big Spirit Lake, Mini-Wakan State Park offers the user a boat ramp to launch their boat and several areas to fish along the shoreline. Spirit Lake is the largest natural lake in Iowa and provides some of the best

Facilities:

A recently renovated CCC day-use lodge is available seasonally for gatherings such as wedding, birthday parties, and reunions. Currently, there is no paved parking lot available, but users may park on the grass.

Nearby Attractions:

Crandall's Beach provides a find place for young and old to sunbathe and splash in the clear water of Big Spirit Lake, and is located just north of Templar Park on Highway M49.
The "lakes area " of northwest Iowa offers a tremendous array of outdoor recreation opportunities, year-round. The unique setting of beautiful clear Lakes East and West Okoboji Lakes, Big Spirit Lake and other water bodies truly provides wonderful opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Booking Window
Wed Jul 16 2014 - Sun Jul 12 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 01 2014 Wed Oct 15 2014
Peak Fri May 01 2015 Thu Oct 15 2015
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 01 2014 -
Oct 15 2014
Day-use Lodge $75.00-$150.00
Peak Season
May 01 2015 -
Oct 15 2015
Day-use Lodge $75.00-$150.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
43.83537, -95.17285
43°50'7"N, 95°10'22"W

Off Hwy 9 (stoplight by Hy-Vee), head north on Peoria Avenue (turns into 240th Avenue), follow this on the west side of Big Spirit Lake until 100th Street. Turn right on 100th Street (Iowa/Minnesota border) and take the first turn on your right.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Mini-Wakan State Park

  IA 

Phone Number:

Information:  (712)337-3211
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