Cottonwood County Parks Department

  Welcome to the Cottonwood County Parks web page. We hope this page will
  help you with any questions or problems you may have.  If you would like to
contact us at: Street Address: Cottonwood County Parks Department 235 Ninth
Street, Windom, Minnesota 56101 Phone Number: (507)-831-2060
Fax  Machine Number: (507)-831-4024

Cottonwood County Parks

Dynamite Park, Mountain Park, Pats Grove, Red Rock Falls Park, South Dutch Charlie
Park, and Talcot Lake Park.  Sara Park and Highwater Park are undeveloped parks.
Click here to look at a map of these parks

South Dutch Charlie Park: a 24 acre park with electrical service for about 3 campers,
a picnic shelter, picnic tables, a well, bathrooms, and some playground equipment.

Dynamite Park:  a 3.06 acre park within the city limits of Windom. This park serves as
a playground with an asphalt basketball court and an assortment of playground
equipment.  It also has a shelter house for picnics, and toilet facilities.

Pats Grove: is on an 80 acre parcel and is a primitive park which offers open hiking
trails and picnic areas in a natural setting.

Red Rock Falls Park: is on 13 acres and has trails along the falls, a picnic shelter house,
playground equipment, and toilet facilities.

Mountain County Park:  a historic park consisting of 24 acres.  This park has a well,
toilets, trails, and picnic shelters.

Talcot Lake County Park: is located on a 40 acre parcel.  Development includes a shelter house, picnic tables and grills, bathrooms with shower facilities, a swimming area
with a sandy beach, a playground area, and 53 camping sites with water and electricity,
plus additional area for tenting, and a dump station for campers.  Firewood is available
upon request.  The Park is open from the first of May through the fall, maintenance
personal and the entry station being staffed on a daily basis.  Reservations can be
made by calling 507-831-2060, a map and fee schedule upon request.

A man-made fish pond is part of the campground for youngsters to try their luck at
fishing.  Talcot Lake provides Northern Pike, Perch, Crappies, Walleye, and bullheads
for those interested in fishing, and the park has a fish cleaning facility.  Fishing bait is
available in near-by towns.  The lake is enjoyed by water skiing enthusiasts, and there
are fishing docks, and a boat launching pad.  There are no  developed trails in the park,
but deer, geese, ducks, mink, and other wildlife can be seen in the area.
Click here to find more information on Talcot Park


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