Hayes Lake State Park is located in the Bogs region of northern Minnesota near Roseau.
How to Get to Hayes Lake State Park: Drive 15 miles south from Roseau on State Highway 89. Turn east on County Road 4 and drive 9 miles to the park entrance.
Things to Do in Hayes Lake State Park: There is boat access at Hayes Lake Dam and a fishing pier nearby. Swim at the beach, and enjoy a picnic at one of several picnic areas. A children's playground and horseshoe pit are in the beach area as well.
Hike the Pine Ridge Interpretive Trail between the campground and the picnic area. Hike the History Trail that begins at the dam. A wheelchair accessible boardwalk will take you on a short trek into the cedar bog. Wooded trails follow the lake and river. There is a total of 13 miles of hiking trail, 5 miles of mountain biking trail, and 7 miles of horse trail. 9 miles of groomed cross-country ski trail and 6 miles of snowmobile trail provide winter recreation.
Camping in Hayes Lake State Park: The campground has 35 drive-in sites for tents and RVs; 18 sites have electrical hookups. Two backpack sites overlook the lake, and 1 group site is available that accommodates up to 60 people. Two camper cabins are also available. Call the park for details and reservations. Picnic tables, fire rings, showers, flush and vault toilets, and a dump station are available.
More Attractions in This Region: Explore Roseau, the largest town in this part of Minnesota and the self-proclaimed "Snowmobile Capital of the World." Stop in at the Polaris Experience Center, the Pioneer Farm and Village, and the Roseau County Historical Museum. Come during the second week in June for Scandinavian Days on the museum grounds.
48990 County Road 4
Roseau, MN 56751
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