McLeod County has six County Parks totaling 571 acres. Two parks are regional facilities which allow overnight camping. The other four parks are day parks. The six County parks officially open May 1st and close October 1st with the hours of 7:00 a.m. to sunset each day.
Coming 2017: On-Line Camping Reservations! Please check back after the 1st of Jan, 2017 to see when the system is scheduled to go-live.
CLOSING OF THE COUNTY PARKS - 2016
The McLeod County Parks will be officially closed for the season on Monday, October 3, 2016
Gates will be closed, but anyone wanting to hike or walk through the area parks is welcome.
The following parks will be closed: Buffalo Creek Park (Glencoe), Swan Lake Park (Silver Lake), William May Park (Winsted), Stahl's Lake Park (Hutchinson), Lake Marion Regional Park (Brownton), and Piepenburg Regional Park (Hutchinson).
The tentative opening of the parks in the spring will be May 1, 2017.
McLeod County is home to two Regional Parks:
Lake Marion Park, located six miles south of Hutchinson on Highway 15
Piepenburg Park, located seven miles northwest of Hutchinson on Belle Lake Road