Myre Big Island State Park

Myre Big Island State Park has a great group campsite.  It is on a peninsula and has a big open area with some shade trees.  The group site parking lot is where the rental canoes are stored and a fishing pier is nearby.  The cost will be $25  per person for the weekend.

E-mail me if you have any questions.

Brett

From the park's website: This park has something for everyone. The trails take visitors around wet lowlands, oak savanna, and grasslands. Albert Lea Lake and park marshes draw hundreds of waterfowl during migration. Oak savanna and prairie landscape, including wetlands, dominate most of the park. One of the more unique aspects of the park is the 116-acre Big Island, covered with maple/basswood forest. Another is the glacial esker located in the northeast section of the park.

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  • Laurie

    It was fun to meet all of you!

    June 16, 2013

  • Alexa

    SO FUN!!! Thank you for a great weekend -- I couldn't have asked for a better group of camping companions! And did I really see two deer swimming across a lake full of pelicans last night or was that some sort of DEET induced hallucination??

    June 16, 2013

  • Debbie

    I'm watching the weather forecast. It doesn't look good. Thunderstorms and up to almost am inch of rain tonight. I know if I don't come it won't rain, but if I come it will storm horribly. I think I'm going to stay home tonight, but might come tomorrow...weather depending.

    June 14, 2013

  • LeeJay

    PLEASE, is anyone willing to carpool? I live in south Minneapolis near downtown and the convention center.

    June 11, 2013

    • Tamera

      Hey there, LeeJay! Darn, I just saw this today or would've totally done it, and carpooled with you...Unfortunately I have other stuff I need to do this weekend, now. I'm going to check out a future trip.

      June 14, 2013

  • Laurie

    I will be there between 3:30 and 4:00 and would love to do some hiking! How do meals work? All on our own?

    June 11, 2013

    • Brett

      Yes meals are all on your own.

      June 12, 2013

  • Debbie

    Ride.. :-)

    June 11, 2013

  • Debbie

    I would be willing to give you a rode LeeJay,.but I live at the south end of the metro, so won't really work on this trip. I will try to be there by 4:30.

    June 11, 2013

  • Janelle

    I am considering this. Do any of you carpool? I would be willing to drive and share gas expenses.

    June 9, 2013

    • LeeJay

      I would love to carpool!!

      June 11, 2013

    • Janelle

      Sorry. I have committed to a different trip. Have fun!

      June 11, 2013

  • Brett

    I plan on arriving around 3:30 - 4:00 and doing some hiking.

    June 11, 2013

  • Alexa

    Yay -- just a few more days until I'll finally be camping again! I need to start pulling out my camping gear and figuring out what I need to bring. What time are people planning on arriving?

    June 10, 2013

  • Tim U

    I just realized that this is Father's day weekend. I'll have to skip camping this time.

    May 29, 2013

  • Tim U

    My German Shepherd, Yohann, will be joing us. I'm looking forward to the weekend!

    May 17, 2013

  • Amy

    Looking forward to spending time around the campfire and in the woods!

    April 18, 2013

  • Alexa

    This sounds great -- I can hardly wait!! :-)

    March 21, 2013

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