Myre-Big Island State Park

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Camping & Lodging


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Drive-in Sites

93 Sites

About a third of the sites are located in the heavily wooded Big Island campground. The balance of the drive-in sites are available in the White Fox campground which offers a picturesque prairie setting.

Electric Sites

32 Sites

17 sites in the Big Island campground and 15 in the White Fox campground.

RV Length Limit

60 Feet

Length is measured from front of tow vehicle to rear of vehicle being towed.

Backpack Sites

4 Sites

Sites are located between 1 and 2 miles from parking area. Sites can also be reached by mountain bike although accessibility is limited during wet periods. Call ahead for current status. All sites can be reached by canoe. A fire ring and picnic table are available at each back pack site.

Group Camp

1 Site - Accommodates up to 50 people

Little Island Campground is located on a 7-acre island on Albert Lea Lake. Vault toilets, picnic tables, and fire rings are provided. Water available mile from site. No vehicle access. Carry-in distance is approximately 350' from parking area. Tents only.

Group Center

New York Point

Operates on a seasonal basis. Must bring your own camper unit or tents. No lodging available. Center has showers and flush toilets, mess hall/kitchen and electrical outlets for camper units. Call park office for reservations.


Monthly rental sites

A limited number of sites are available for monthly rental. Contact park for details.


Camper Cabins

1 year-round cabin, available Thursday - Sunday during winter season, available daily Apr - Oct

Camper cabin located in the Big Island campground can accommodate 5 people and is wheelchair accessible. Pets not allowed in cabin. Available year-round, Thursday - Sunday during winter season, available daily Apr - Oct.  More information on camper cabins.

Sanitation Facilities


2 Buildings

Located in the park's two campgrounds. Showers available mid-May to mid-October.

Flush Toilets

Wheelchair accessible

Picnic area and group center toilets are wheelchair accessible. Seasonal use only.

Vault Toilets

Throughout Park

Two are wheelchair accessible.

Dump Station


Available mid-May through mid-October. Dump station within 3 miles of park is available year round.