Garvin County Park
Located thirteen miles south of Marshall on Highway 59, Garvin Park provides 700 acres of outdoor recreation for residents of all ages. The Park features 4 campgrounds with 50 total campsites (most have electricity), and is open from mid-May through mid-October. Payment for camping is on the Honor System. Payment Boxes are located in the park, or you can leave your payment with the campground host when available. For more information, call 507-629-4081 or visit the Website.
- Lower Campground: 15 sites with electricity
Campground Host site is Site #11 (lower camp)
- Upper Campground: 14 sites with electricity, and 1 non-electric site
- Horse Camp: 17 sites with electricity.
- Primitive Campground: 8 non-electric tent sites.
$15.00 with electricity
$10.00 without electricity
Park Amenities and Facilities
Garvin Park has Shower Facilities in the lower campground. A Dump Station is also available in the lower campground. (Off Site Dumping for non-registered campers is $5.00). Garvin Park has plenty of recreation, and play space including a softball field, several sets of playground equipment, and disc golf (coming in 2013).
Picnicking: In addition to camping facilities, Garvin Park has five (5) large picnic shelters, and numerous picnic tables spread throughout the park. Four (4) shelters have electricity.
Trails: Garvin Park has about 2.5 miles of hiking trails, and a lookout tower (Merton's Lookout Tower) that overlooks the beautiful park. Horse riding trails run throughout the south part of the park, covering 5.5 miles.
Warming House Rental: The warming House can be rented throughout the year for $50.00 per day and a $75.00 damage deposit. Contact park staff to schedule rental of the building.
Shelter Rental: The Shelters can be rented throughout the year for $25.00 each per day and a $50.00 damage deposit. Contact park staff to schedule rental of the building.
Disc Golf: This 9-hole course includes the unique characteristics of Garvin Park as it passes through a mix of oak woods, elevation changes, open spaces, and the ever-present SW MN winds.