Barsness Park

**PLEASE NOTE**

BARSNESS PARK IS OPEN FOR CAMPING BY RESERVATION ONLY. RESERVATIONS ARE BEING TAKEN STARTING APRIL 1st.
PLEASE CALL 320-634-5433.**

Barsness Park, located near the northeastern shore of Lake  Minnewaska, offers one of the most scenic spots in Pope County.

The 300 acre park located on the southern edge of the City of Glenwood, has a campground with full hookups, electrical hookups, tent sites and shower facilities. Many sites offer a view of Lake Minnewaska.

There are four miles of hiking trails within the park and 150 acres is a wildlife preserve.

The park offers horseshoe pits, sand volleyball courts, softball diamonds, playground equipment, a skate park and a Frisbee golf course.

Two buildings are available by reservation and can accommodate large gatherings. These buildings are completely enclosed and include refrigeration and cooking facilities.

The City’s swimming beach is a short walk from the park and a concrete boat landing is adjacent to the beach.

There are two buildings within Barsness Park available for rent.  These buildings provide an excellent spot for gatherings of all kinds: graduations, family reunions, grooms dinners, etc.

Both buildings are equipped with full kitchen facilities, restrooms and have picnic tables located inside.

Campsite Fees

 

Full Hookup sites are $47 per night
Water and Electrical sites are $42 per night
Tent sites are $27 per night, ONE additional tent can be pitched for a fee of $25.

The Chalet rents for $125/day and the Glenhaven Shelter rents for $100/day: (8am-5pm). We ask for a $100/day damage deposit at the time of rental, which is returned once the building is inspected by a member of the Parks department.

For Campsite Information, please contact the Glenwood City Offices at 320-634-5433.

Prior to your stay, please check in at City Hall at 100 17th Ave NW Glenwood, MN 56334.

Additional Fees may apply to include; but not limited to, littering, destruction of property, or for proper disposal of abandoned property.  Refer to City Resolution of fee schedule and expense allowance for more details. 

Barness Park, Glenwood,MN 300ft 360 and 400ft 360 with music wait for it taken with DJI Phantom 2 Plus

Video by Glenwood resident, Michael Butler.

Barsness Park Overview

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Disc Golf Course

Upper RV Campground

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Lower Tent Site Campground

 

For more information on Barsness Park, contact the City of Glenwood

weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 320-634-5433.

Glenwood Shooting Range

Shooting Range 2021 Hours

 

Calendar of Important Dates Below

or click here to view on Google Calendar

The public shooting range is owned and operated by the City of Glenwood. Funding for the Glenwood Shooting range development was provided in part through the DNR Game and Fish Fund from a 2015 MN Legislative Appropriation, along with numerous private donations. The range is utilized for education and training by the Glenwood Police Department, Pope County Law Enforcement, Youth Firearms Safety Training programs, and various conceal-and-carry courses.

To access or utilize the Glenwood Shooting Range, a Single One-Day Pass and/or an Annual Pass shall be required.

A Single One-Day Pass is $10 and may be purchased from:

The City of Glenwood, at 100 17th Avenue NW, Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, or

Pope County Law Enforcement (Dispatch) at the Pope County Courthouse, 130 East Minnesota Avenue, Glenwood, 320-634-5411, Monday - Friday after 4:00 PM, or during the day, Saturday and Sunday.

An Annual Pass is $75 per year, per individual, a Youth Annual Pass is $35.00 per year per individual and may be purchased from the City of Glenwood at 100 17th Avenue NW Glenwood, 320-634-5433, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Any individual on the premises without a valid Single One-Day or Annual Pass shall be considered unauthorized and trespassing.

 


Shooting Range Hours: 

Open 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM or one half hour prior to sunset, whichever occurs first. The season runs April 1st to November 30th, weather permitting.  No shooting is allowed after sunset.  The range is closed over winter.

Range Closed for the Following Events:

  •      Glenwood Trap Club: 

    • Every Tuesday at 4:00 pm (April-Oct)

    • Dick Thompson Memorial Shoot, July 24th

  • Minnewaska Area High School Trap Team Practices:

    • April 1 - June 15; Thursdays and Sundays 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    • September 15 - October 20; Thursdays and Sundays 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • DNR Fire Arm Safety Class: April 24th 730am-2pm

  • Check online Calendar for updates 


No youth under 10 years of age shall be allowed on the premises. All youth 10 to 17 years of age, must be under adult supervision at all times. Any individual under the age of 18, must be accompanied by an adult. Only youth with a Firearm Safety Certificate are allowed to shoot, unless registered and participating in a youth firearm safety training program.

Prior to issuance of a Single One-Day Pass and/or an Annual Pass any/all individual(s) utilizing the Glenwood Shooting Range shall have read, know, understand, and agree to abide by all General Rules, Safety Rules and Range Commands; and they shall have signed an Acknowledgement and Hold Harmless Agreement and paid the required fee.

For more information on the shooting range, contact the City of Glenwood

weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at 320-634-5433.