Glacial Lakes State Park RV & Campground Guide


The Glacial Lakes State Park provides serene vistas of lakes and rolling prairie hills in central Minnesota. The park's largest lake is Signalness, which boasts 1.42 miles of shoreline and 56 acres of water area, but there are also several smaller lakes and ponds in the south of the park. The nearest cities are Starbuck, just a 10-minute drive up the road, and Glenwood, which is about 18 minutes away by car. The seasons bring many changes to the area, but there is much to do year-round. The seasonal average temperatures are as follows:

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Spring 32-79 F
Summer 47-83 F
Fall 21-73 F
Winter 1-39 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Glacial Lakes State Park

Whether you're considering renting an RV for the first time or you have been doing so for years, you should know that RVing is the perfect way to explore this part of the country at your own pace and on your own terms without the discomfort and inconvenience of camping. If you're in the market for a rental RV to gear up for a trip to Glacial Lakes State Park, look no further than RVshare.com

South Pointe RV Park

In addition to offering access to the magnificent Lake Minnewaska, South Pointe RV Park is full with amenities ranging from fire rings and pergolas with picnic tables to a fish-cleaning house and boat ramps. There's even a creek with a mini waterfall!

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

Hobo Park Campground

Run by the local government, Hobo Park Campground is a safe bet for your area camping needs. It provides facilities for outdoor games as well as playground equipment. Furthermore, the campsite is connected to the Glacial Lakes Trail, which leads to a nearby beach.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Unknown

  • Wi-Fi: Unknown

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

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What to Do at
Glacial Lakes State Park

Inside Glacial Lakes State Park

Many people reserve their outdoor adventuring for the warmer months, but Glacial Lakes State Park really shines in the winter. For one thing, Signalness Lake offers fantastic ice fishing opportunities. You can catch bass, perch, northern pike, crappies, walleye, and sunfish, and the park is also a great place to snowshoe.

If you're visiting during the summer, you'll want to take advantage of the five-mile paved trail that winds through the park and connects it to Starbuck. You can also rent a canoe, kayak, rowboat, or stand-up paddleboard if you want to get up close and personal with the lake. During your stay, you can hope to catch glimpses of native wildlife like cougars, timber wolves, bats, elk, Canada lynx, bison, voles, lemmings, shrews, weasels, and beavers. Birders should watch out for bald eagles, loons, cranes, falcons, grouse, hawks, pheasants, woodcocks, and swans.

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How to Get to
Glacial Lakes State Park

To reach the park from Starbuck, just head south on Main Street and keep going once the road turns into County Highway 41. The park will be on your left after 5.7 miles.

Entering Glacial Lakes State Park

The park is open daily between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Glacial Lakes State Park

What is the climate of Glacial Lakes State Park?

Glacial Lakes State Park is moderately warm during summer and very cold throughout winter. Temperatures during winter can drop below 5 degrees with heavy snowfall. It can get as warm as 83 degrees during the summer months.

What is the best time of year to visit Glacial Lakes State Park?

For most activities, summertime will offer the most comfortable conditions for outdoor recreation. However, winter is an excellent time for ice fishing, snowshoeing, and other winter-based activities at Glacial Lakes State Park.

Are pets allowed at Glacial Lakes State Park?

Pets are allowed at Glacial Lakes State Park for no extra fee. If you bring pets, you must always clean up their messes and keep them on leashes of no longer than 6 feet.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Glacial Lakes State Park?

The Glacial Lakes State Park Campground features many amenities and 37 single-family campsites. There are 14 designated RV sites equipped with 50-amp electrical hookups, and they're large enough for RVs up to 45 feet long.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Glacial Lakes State Park?

The park is a superb destination for wildlife viewing and bird-watching. You may be lucky enough to spot cougars, timber wolves, elk, Canada lynx, bats, shrews, weasels, beavers, bald eagles, falcons, hawks, and various other creatures.