Name: Sakatah Lake State Park
Year it became a State Park: 1963
Section of Minnesota: Central, Big Woods
Nearby Town: Faribault
Positives: Has a major bike trail heading through it.
The Negatives: Has a slightly claustrophobic feel to it.
General Comments: This is a nice little park in central Minnesota where you can canoe and bike.
Something Everyone Wants To See: The Lake
Personal Stories: I visited this park with my wife’s family long before we were married.
Our family visited this park in 2006 and we walked along the lake.
I don’t personally know how to pronounce ‘Sakatah’.
What My Kids Want Me To Say: Have some fun on the big wooden steps down to the picnic area by the lake.
Final Word: You can canoe from this state park to the Mississippi river. And you can bike to Mankato. That kind of mobility makes this park a nice crossroads spot.
Thoughts? Comments? Have you been to Sakatah Lake State Park? Do you agree with my assessment?