2012 Park Activity - Special Events
Glacial Lakes State Park Phone Number: (320) 239-2860; Starbuck MN
2012 Special Events Sponsored by:
Area Friend's Groups Minnesota Parks and Trails Division- DNR
Candlelight Event Hike to the Peak
3nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday Evenings
10th Annual Park Permit Day
Birdwatching Festival
Annual State Park Open House
Stargazing In The Park

State Parks Open House

Saturday, June 9th

From 12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm

On this day, all state parks are open to the public without charge

The Friends of Glacial Lakes State Park will be serving Hotdogs and a beverage to visitors and campers in Glacial Lakes State Park from 12 noon to 2 :00 pm

The Friends of Glacial Lakes State Park also have planned a treasure hunt for the children. Check at the office for more details

Tours will also be organized for those who would like to see some of the major features of Glacial Lakes State Park. The tour will start at 12:30 pm




Annual Park Permit Day

Sunday, May 13th

Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm

Coffee and Cookies will be served to visitors during this event

This a great time to purchase your annual park permit


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3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 7th 2011 - Get your instruction sheet at the contact station

Instruction Sheet For Easter Egg Hunt

Start time is 2:00 pm Sharp
(Kids won't wait so come Early if you don't have a park permit)

A Park Naturalist Animal Program will follow the Easter Egg Hunt

This program will be geared to the elementry age children

Three different age group and Many many many more eggs

3 - 4 Prizes to be given to each age group

Park permits are required to attend this event so come early if you don't have a permit



Candlelight Event

Photo Pages from last years event

Saturday, January 28th 2012 -
Come to the Group Camp area to begin trail runs

Event starts at DUSK and ends at 9:00 pm

Join the fun, Rent a Cabin and enjoy the weekend

Hot beverages and snacks will be served

Not recommended for young children.

Park permits are required to attend this event



Photo Contributed

Festival Of Birds

Friday, May 18th - In Glacial Lakes State Park

Contact Office for times ( 320-239-2860)

More information will be avaliable soon

Contact Alex Watson at 320-852-7200 or by email at alexander.watson@state.mn.us.

Park permits are required to attend this event

Photo Contributed

Photo By Corbin Corson

Hike To The Peak

Saturday, February 25th 2012 - Begins In The Park at 1:00 pm and runs until 4:00 pm

Are you ready for a showshoe adventure??

Meet us at the Group Camp for this 2 mile (3hr) hike to the highest point in Glacial Lakes State Park.

Not recommended for young children.

Rental of snowshoes will be available for $6 per day.

Please call the park office to reserve the correct sizes. (320-239-2860)

Park permits are required to attend this event

Photo By Corbin Corson

Photos by Dave Jungst

Stargazing - 2012

2010 Photos

Glacial Lakes Astronomers and Stargazers Society (GLASS) will host a series of stargazing events at the park this summer.

Starting in April and running untill late Fall these events will be scheduled for the 1st Saturday of each month (weather permitting). Beginning at dusk and ending a few hours later. All interested people are to meet in the horse camp area approximate times are listed below.

Stargazers Schedule - 2012

  • Saturday, April 21st- Dusk
  • Saturday, May 19th - Dusk
  • Saturday, June 16th - Dusk
  • Saturday, July 21st- Dusk
  • Saturday, Aug. 18th - Dusk
  • Saturday, Sept. 15th - Dusk
  • Saturday, Oct. 20th- Dusk
Photos by Dave Jungst

Photo By Corbin Corson

Saturday Evenings

More information is coming for these events

Park permits are required to attend this event

Photo By Corbin Corson

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