Monson Lake State Park

1690 15th Street Northeast
Sunburg, MN 56289


Cast your line for walleye, northerns, bass, and sunfish in Monson Lake. Birdwatchers look for white pelicans, herons, western grebes, and songbirds in this 346 acre park with a diverse landscape of wetlands and hardwood forests. The park includes a quiet campground and wooded picnic area. Paddle the lake and take a short portage that leads from Monson Lake to West Sunburg Lake.

Park Highlights



Drive-in Sites 20 sites
6 electric, 14 non-electric. Campsites are 100% reservable, call 1-866-857-2757 or visit

RV Length Limit 70 Feet
Length is measured from front of tow vehicle to rear of vehicle being towed.

Sanitation Facilities
Showers Campground
Available seasonally.

Flush Toilets Campground
Restroom/shower building available Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend.

Vault Toilets In Park
Vault toilets available year-round.



There are 1.2 miles of trail, providing views of Monson Lake, and West Sunburg Lake. The majority of the trail passes through woodland, which provide opportunity for bird and wildlife observation.

Recreation Facilities


Picnic Area
The shaded picnic area offers tables, fire rings, and a horseshoe court. There is also a large, open space for play.

Picnic Shelter Open Shelter
An open-aired, stone picnic shelter is available on a first come, first served basis, for small groups. The shelter has electricity and a large fireplace. Wheelchair accessible.



Fishing Pier

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