Itasca State Park

Itasca lodging opportunities

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Recreation Facilities


Picnic Area

Lake Itasca

Located on the lake between the Headwaters area and swimming beach. Includes: picnic shelter, bathrooms and play area.

Picnic Shelter

Open Shelter

Has electricity and is available for rent by calling the park.


Adjacent to Swimming Beach

Accessible. Includes: swings, slides, climbers and bouncers.


Adjacent to Swimming Beach

Pick up equipment at Itasca Sports Rental.


Warming House

Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center

A warming area and restrooms are located in the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center and is open 24 hours during peak winter season. In addition, the Center has a gift shop and many interpretive displays open during regular business hours.


Winter Weekend Itinerary

Spend a winter weekend exploring the park! This itinerary has it all mapped out for you.

Water Facilities

Fishing Pier


Located on Lake Itasca and Ozawindib Lake.

Swimming Beach

Within the park

Located on Lake Itasca.

Boat Access

Throughout the park

Lake Itasca, Ozawindib Lake, Elk Lake and Mary Lake.

Boating Restrictions

Speed Limit Restrictions

On all lakes within the park.