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Spot 141 back in & electric. $30 for spot, $7 for on line booking & $7 park fee; $6 for wood. Had a good view of lake. Nice evening with rain. Had a shower house but did not use. Went for a 30 min walk...More
If in the Alexandria area, it is a nice drive. We went for a hike, it has decent hike trails system. There are campground and a swimming beach. A bit above average of wildlife sightings. The other advantage to this one it is close to...More
Hiked the 2.9 hiking club trail on 4/21. The trail is moderate due to the hills and length. There was an area of standing water on the trail near the parking lot. I would start hiking the trial going toward the lake.
We stayed in the lower campground, situated right on the lake with its sandy bottom and clear water. The place was very popular for people with boats and also for people with children and bicycles, as the campground road was hard surfaced. Even though it...More
I decided to take a last-minute camping trip and Lake Carlos was within a few hours so I thought I'd give it a shot. I hadn't spent much time in the area previously so I didn't know what to expect. I pulled into the state...More
While I was staying at Carlos State Park it was definitely a time to remember. I now bring my family there every summer. It has lots of programs for the kids where they learn and have fun. My kids come back from these programs raving...More
Lake Carlos is very clean and beautiful. The beach area is really nice and the campground on the lake has a nice sandy bank to play and relax. The upper campground is half wooded and are not too tightly spaced. The facilities are kept up...More
We stayed in Lake Carlos SP for one night, and it was a major production just to get a site. The occupied sites were not marked, so we had to drive through the campground and pick out a few sites we might like, then call...More
This state park is on the lake. The lower campground is right on the lake, the upper campground a short walk away. This is a typical Minnesota state park campground with camping spaces allocated off paved access roads. Flush toilets.
The park is on relatively...More