Glendalough State Park


Bald Eagles by Peter Card Jr.Habitat: Managed specifically for wildlife appreciation and observation by the Minnesota DNR. There are nearly 2,000 acres in the park and habitats include remnant and restored prairie, hardwood forests, marshlands and miles of lakeshore. There are eight miles of hiking trails plus observation platforms and wildlife blinds. Binoculars and field guides are available at the park office.


Best Times To Visit: May through June, August through October.


Birds To Look For: Waterfowl, hawks, woodpeckers, flycatchers, vireos, warblers, sparrows and finches.


Notes For Birding The Area: Vehicle permits required. Camping and picnic area available. Map available. Inquire about wildlife viewing blinds. From Cty. Hwy 78 turn east on Cty. 16, follow signs to park entrance.


Contact: Glendalough State Park, 25287 Whitetail Lane, Battle Lake, MN 56515-9654, 218-864-0110. E-mail: