Experience the Mississippi's playground - Lake Pepin


Hok-Si-La Park is a 252 acre, municipally owned and operated park located on the Minnesota side of Lake Pepin.  Hok-Si-La Municipal Park and Campground offers spectacular views of the Mississippi River, Lake Pepin, and the surrounding bluffs.  Enjoy the park by experiencing tent camping at its best, launch a boat at the public boat ramp, or swim and relax at the sandy beach.  Take time to explore the mile long stretch of Mississippi River, check out the interpretive center, take the kids to the playground, play volleyball or basketball, enjoy a picnic or relax at the chapel.  Park buildings, including the dining hall and screened shelters, as well as camping sites, are open mid-April through mid-October. The park is open year around for an outing with your family, hiking, bird watching or a stroll on the beach. Winter offers groomed cross-country ski trails.

Schools, 4-H clubs, family reunions, birthday parties, weddings, company picnics, service organizations, church groups, and outdoor organizations find the park has the space and amenities they desire.  Remember Hok-Si-La Municipal Park and Campground is a place to explore Mississippi River and Lake Pepin.

Office area is for check-ins, acts as a tourist information center and store. Interpretive Center shows flora and fauna of the park, has a library and display cases from the Boy Scout days as well as memorabilia from Tour De Pepin and  is the park history center, 

The Boy Scouts are the ones who named the park.  Dakota Sioux word meaning a boy.


Where is Hok-Si-La Municipal Park and Campground?

The park is located 65 miles south of the Twin Cities on U.S. Highway 61.  35 miles northeast of Rochester on Highway 63, and two miles north of Lake City on Highway 61/63.

2500 N Highway 61
Lake City, MN 55041
Phone: 1-651-345-3855

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