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Lakeside trail winter walk

We went here on a somewhat windy day December. The trail to Pope Point is a bit exposed, but if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota
close to Isle Minnesota

15 in our group did tent camping in the park. We doubled up with two tents per site. It seemed... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Steven S
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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41294 Hennepin Park Dr, Isle, MN 56342-4596
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a somewhat windy day December. The trail to Pope Point is a bit exposed, but if you come prepared it's a very pretty trail. The parking seemed a bit difficult in the winter as the road continuing past the vehicle registration...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

15 in our group did tent camping in the park. We doubled up with two tents per site. It seemed like a long distance from the park entrance back to the campground. If you are visiting Lake Mille Lacs, this is a nice place to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven S
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This park is right off the main road through town. Even if you are just passing through it would be a shame to miss seeing this gem. Kids in the car? Take advantage of the great beach and picnic area. Trees abound through the park,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jan B
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My adult daughter and I had a couple days away from the cities and decided to take her dog to the beach and walk the trails. This park was very well taken care of and such a gorgeous drive through. The restrooms by the beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank brendak77
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The park layout is nice (Beach, fishing pier, etc.) but it was a bad overall experience. Huge hatch of Midges (not Mayfly's) in July. There were dead fish (tullibee) on the shore because heat stress (smell). Contracted swimmers itch at the swimming beach. Very noisy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kevmeyeth
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great if you like mayflies, big and loud family reunions, lots of small, loud, unsupervised young children, people continuously cutting through campsites, being on top of your neighbors and hearing everything, dogs not on leash. We've been to many Minnesota state parks, regional parks, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Father Hennepin is a very small state park on busy Mille Lacs Lake in central Mn. but it is quiet enough to enjoy camping and swimming. There are two separate campgrounds with nice campsites both electric or nonelectric both are good for either rv's, popup...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary J
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is a short 1/2 mile park. It is in a forested areas that looks out to the lake. It is an easy walk on and I even stroller on this dirt path. When you get to the end it tells you that if you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank garyaverill1
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a great park for hiking and fishing. While I was only there to do the former, it is easy to see that this place would be great for a nice day on or by the water. I was only in the park briefly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank charylec
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The park is located right on the edge of Isle Minnesota and on the South East shore of Lake Mille Lacs. Overall the park is nice with 2 boat landings and ample camping spots. The park isn't as nice as some other parks I have...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ASCharlton
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kala D
28 July 2018|
Response from Mary J | Reviewed this property |
the sites that have the designated tent pad do not have electricity however some electric sites are good for tents. In the Lakeview campground sites 15E, 48E and 50E are excellent sites for either tent or camper, with 15E... More