Rice Lake State Park

Candlelight Ski at Rice Lake
Rice Lake State Park will be hosting a Candlelight Ski, Snowshoe and Hike on Saturday, February 11. Hours will be 5-8PM. This is a free event, but you will need a vehicle permit to enter the park and also a ski pass. Both of these will be available at the park office...
Donation for Rice Lake State Park
The Friends of Rice Lake State Park recently donated $5,000 for the completion of a wildlife observation platform at the park. The platform will be constructed in the form of the letter "T" and will be installed in the lake near the picnic area...
Night Sky Exploring at Rice Lake State Park
Volunteer naturalists and the Steele County Astronomical Society are presenting Exploring Our Solar System at Rice Lake State Park on Rose Street in Owatonna this weekend. First meet at the picnic shelter at the park and volunteer naturalist Gene Kispert will present a slideshow of the solar system, stars and planets...