Minnesota State Forest Recreation Area Campground Services

Quick Facts

Source: 
Parks & Trails Fund
Status: 
In Progress
Provide an increase in the maintenance and operation of a system of Forest Recreation Areas across the State. The additional funding will be spread to the highest use facilities to provide better customer service and experiences.

About the Issue

The Division manages 46 Forest Recreation Areas across the State. This program allocates additional resources to 20 of the higher use facilities in the system to optimize visitor services and customer satisfaction. This approach will not result in specific projects for reporting.
Status: 
In Progress

Project Details by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year(s): 
2011
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2009, Chp. 172, Art. 3, Sec. 2 (3)
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$70,000
Fiscal Year(s): 
2010
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2009, Chp. 172, Art. 3, Sec. 2 (3)
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$45,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
The Division expects to enhance operations by providing increased staffing hours at 20 locations during the peak operating seasons.
Measurable Outcome(s) 
The Division was able to improve campground services at all of the following Forest Recreation Areas: Huntersville, Shell City, Thistledew, Button Box, Bear Lake, Larson Lake, Owen Lake, Lost Lake, Rock Lake, Shager, Beauty, Green Bass, Indian Lake, Sullivan Lake, Tamarack and Boulder Forest Campgrounds; and Togo, Stony Brook and Walter Stark Horse Camps, Vinegar Ridge, Wet Bark, Reno, Birch Lake, Sand Dunes, Anne Lake, Zumbro Bottoms, Kruger and Snake River

Project Manager

Steven
Kirch
MNDNR Division of Parks and Trails
500 Lafayette Rd
St Paul
55155
651-259-5599