Glendalough State Park RV & Campground Guide


The Glendalough State Park is located near Battle Lake, Minnesota, on the shores of Annie Battle Lake. Anglers love to come to this 354-acre lake to go fishing for bullhead, bluegill, sunfish, and many other species. Stretch your legs on the Beaver Pond Interpretive Trail or bike along the Glendalough Trail. The historic lodge here is a great place to see photos taken throughout this park’s history, and it is a great place to hold meetings and family reunions. This park is located 179 miles northwest of St. Cloud, 41 miles north of Alexandria, and 19 miles east of Fergie Falls, Minnesota.

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Spring 31-54 F
Summer 57-79 F
Fall 42-54 F
Winter 12-27 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Glendalough State Park

With so many great things to do in this park and the surrounding area, you will not want to miss a moment of fun. Therefore, you should bring your RV or rent one on RVshare.com.

The Homestead at Ottertail RV Park & Resort

A basketball court, volleyball area, and seasonal pool are available for use when you choose to camp at the Homestead at Ottertail RV Park and Resort. This property has been in the same family for 85 years, and the owners are anxious to share its tranquil environment with you. Rates start at about $45 per night.

• Water hookup: No • Electrical hookup: Yes • Sewer hookup: Yes • Wi-Fi: No • Pet-friendly: Yes • Other amenities: Basketball court, volleyball, pool, playground

Scenic Point Resort

Scenic Point Resort is located on the shores of Clitherall Lake, which is near Clitherall, Minnesota. This lake is a great place to fish for northern pike and walleye. Get easy access to fish from shore or a boat by camping at this campground. Rates start at about $60 per night.

• Water hookup: Yes • Electrical hookup: Yes • Sewer hookup: Yes • Wi-Fi: No • Pet-friendly: Yes • Other amenities: Lake

Bladow Beach Resort & Campground

Bladow Beach Resort & Campground is located on Rush Lake’s shores near Perham, Minnesota. Jet-skiing, paddle boating, kayaking, swimming, and fishing are a few of the lake activities enjoyed by campers. If you are looking for a seasonal spot, this may be the place for you as most sites are rented for the entire season.

• Water hookup: Yes • Electrical hookup: Yes • Sewer hookup: Yes • Wi-Fi: Yes • Pet-friendly: Yes • Other amenities: Lake access, fishing, swimming

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What to Do at
Glendalough State Park

Inside Glendalough State Park

The Heritage Fishery at Glendalough State Park helps ensure that there are outstanding fish to catch. You can also go kayaking and canoeing to see this lake’s immense beauty. During a visit to the lodge, learn about the park's history as a private game resort owned by the Minneapolis Tribune. Learn more about the plants and animals here by reading the interpretative signage as you wander around the hiking trails that run by this park’s five smaller lakes. A paved biking trail is also available.

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How to Get to
Glendalough State Park

It is easy to get to Glendalough State Park from Battle Lake, Minnesota. Leave this city on South Lake Avenue, which becomes Minnesota 78 North. In about 1 mile, turn right on County Road 16, and continue until you reach the park.

Entering Glendalough State Park

Glendalough State Park is open for day use from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Glendalough State Park Per person : $5.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Glendalough State Park

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

Glendalough State Park, home to Annie Battle Lake, is a fantastic place to visit in the summer when you can go fishing, kayaking, and swimming. The path near the Interpretative Center is a great place for a bike ride.

What is the climate of Glendalough State Park?

July is the hottest month at Glendalough State Park, with the average daytime high reaching 80 degrees. In July and August, humidity levels are often high. January is the coldest month, with temperatures often falling to –2 degrees at night.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Glendalough State Park?

Glendalough State Park is a great place to spot white-tailed deer, raccoons, and red foxes. You will also likely see a wide variety of birds. This park has observation blinds and the park’s office loans binoculars.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Glendalough State Park?

There are no designated RV camping spots at Glendalough State Park. There are three canoe-in campsites at the south end of the lake, along with 22 hike-in campsites in a wooded area.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Glendalough State Park and what is the cost?

Yes, camping requires a reservation at Glendalough State Park. The three canoe-in campsites have yurls that rent for $80 nightly. There is a $23 fee at the hike-in campground, and reservations are required.