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Mille Lacs Kathio State Park

15066 Kathio State Park Road, Onamia, MN 56359-2207
320-532-3523
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Onamia
Type: State Parks
Activities: Camping
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Ogilvie, Minnesota, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Some have written about the bugs......it's the outdoors people! Have spent several afternoons there. Plenty to do there.....climb the tower, camping, bike riding, swimming, fishing, pinicing, or hiking! And the plus is it's quiet! Love Kathio!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We backpacked here in June after a very wet spring. The mosquitoes were VERY bad! On the trail, there were at least 100 swarming and buzzing around our heads and bodies. Even though we used 100% DEET a few were still biting us. We used 3 cans of Deep Woods Off (25%DEET) and a small bottle of Muskol (100% DEET)... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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217 reviews 217 reviews
90 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Don't let the title fool you this is an amazing state park! I had read up a little bit on this park before my wife and I came here. Apparently there is evidence that native americans have been using the area for as long as 9000 years ago. The park has countless informative plaques talking about the different peoples that... More

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Arlington, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Love the drive through here! So beautiful and peaceful, saw so much wildlife, deer ducks and a lot of other birds. Trees were turning color. I recommend this for a very peaceful drive.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The hiking trails are terrific! A quiet, off-the-beaten path little treasure. Definately worth the stop!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Climbed the Fire tower and rested on a lake. Great park, great park rangers. Awesome. Very peacefull.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I was so excited to go backpacking with my 9 and 12 year old, only to be disappointed by the amount of deer flies at this park. The staff was nice enough to warn us so we switched to a rustic campground. We started off by exploring the Interpretive Center, learning about the past history of this park and then... More

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Grey Eagle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

This park is just a short way from a huge Minnesota lake. Lake Mille Lacs is great for fishing. This park is off the beaten path and nice and quiet away from traffic noise.

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Beautiful. Little cold at times. Relaxing and close to casino.

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