Due to the current weather the McLeod County Parks will officially open on Wednesday, May 8th.
They were tentatively set to open May 1st.
Park hours are 8:00 a.m. to one hour past sunset. All six parks will be open on the 8th. They are Buffalo Creek (Glencoe), Swan Lake (Silver Lake), Wm. May Park (Winsted), Stahl’s Lake (Hutchinson), Lake Marion (Brownton), and Piepenburg (Hutchinson).
Camping facilities are available at Lake Marion Park (caretaker’s phone 320-328-4479) and at Piepenburg Park (caretaker’s phone 320-587-2082).
All McLeod County Park Shelters will be available on a reservation basis for 2013. To guarantee a shelter for a certain date and time, call the McLeod County Park Office, 840 Century Avenue, Hutchinson, MN 55350 at (320) 484-4334. A $35.00 fee is required to guarantee your reservation.
The picnic shelters are located at the following parks: Buffalo Creek, Glencoe; Swan Lake Park, Silver Lake; Wm. May Park, Winsted; Stahl’s Lake, Hutchinson; two shelters at Lake Marion Park, Brownton; and two shelters at Piepenburg Park, Belle Lake, Hutchinson.