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Parks & Trails

WHAT WE DO:

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 here 

Is camping allowed? Chippewa Park has a public campground. The fee is $30.00 per night. Camping is not permitted in the other parks. Exceptions are made for youth groups such as scouts and 4-H clubs. You can reserve a campsite here

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.

PARK ADMINISTRATION:

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.

WHERE WE ARE LOCATED

Public Works Parks Division
526 Willow Drive, PO BOX 398
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-762-2966
Fax: 320-762-2998
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