Welcome to Lincoln County Minnesota

Parks System

For more information or to make reservations, please contact:

Daryl Schlapkohl

Phone: 507- 368-9350

Mobile: 507-461-6956


No ATVs, UTVs, Rangers, Side-by-Sides  or Dirt bikes are allowed in county parks.


Lincoln County Parks

P.O. Box 369

Lake Benton, MN 56149


Hole in the Mountain Master Plan

Daily Rates at All Lincoln County Parks:

Chalet Rental:  $150/day

Seasonal Camping (May 1 October 15):

  • Norwegian Creek & Picnic Point  $1800 full hookup

  • Norwegian Creek 
    $1500 no sewer

  • Hole-in-the-Mountain
    $1300 with electric & water

  • Hole-in-the-Mountain Horse Hill  $1200

Overnight Camping:

  • Electricity  $30/night

  • No Electricity  $25/night

  • Tents  $20/night

  • Golf Cart at Campground  $50 per season

What We Do The County Parks Department supervises the operation and development of our parks and recreation centers.
  • Picnic Point County Park is located from Lake Benton 8 miles north on US Hwy 75, then 3 miles west of Lincoln County Hwy 15, and then 1 mile north. The park is 43 acres located on the south side of Lake Shaokatan. The park offers 30 campsites with water and electricity. Also it has sites without hookups. Park has one shelter house, playground equipment, swimming beach, bath house with showers, boat launch, fish cleaning shed, and R.V. dump station.
    See pricing above. Click here for map.

  • Norwegian Creek County Park is located one mile north of Lake Benton and one mile east. The park is 140 acres located right on Lake Benton. The park offers 92 campsites. 50 campsites are full with water, electric, and sewer. Other 42 all have electric and water. Facilities include two picnic shelters, bath house with showers, swimming beach, fish cleaning shed, R.V. dump station, and two boat launches.   This campground has it all!
    See pricing above.  Click here for map.

  • Hole in the Mountain County Park is located on the west edge of the city of Lake Benton, just off US Hwy 14. The park offers 33 campsites. All campsites have electricity and water. The park is approximately 800 acres of woodland and prairie. Park has hiking trails, playground equipment, shelter houses, and R.V. dump station. Also has chalet building with bathrooms and showers. The chalet can be rented out for family events, parties, and other functions at the rate of $75 per day.
    See pricing above.  Click here for map.

Lincoln County Courthouse, 319 N. Rebecca, PO Box 79, Ivanhoe, MN 56142  | Phone: 507-694-1000 , Fax: 507-694-1198

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