Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo


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The mission of Olmsted County Parks is to foster an appreciation of the natural world through environmental education, natural resource management, and public participation in the stewardship of our park lands.


Learning life-long lessons in natural places.



All County Parks buildings are closed until further notice, including the Oxbow Park Nature Center, Zollman Zoo and Park Offices.  All classes and education programs will also be cancelled through May 4, 2020. 

Zollman Zoo

Open Daily – 10:00 AM To 4:00 PM

(Closed - New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Oxbow Park

Open Daily – 5:00 AM To 10:00 PM

Camping reservations at Oxbow Park are closed

Oxbow Park Archery Hunt Press Release (96 KB)

Camping Season for 2020:

Opening May 1, 2020 | Closing October 18, 2020

Oxbow Park offers almost any outdoor enthusiast a chance to pursue his or her favorite activity: hiking, camping, fishing, picnics. Park facilities include hiking trails, campground, four picnic areas, each with a covered shelter. One of the areas also has playground equipment, and a ball field is maintained during the summer for public use. Oxbow campground in a semi-primitive area has 30 campsites available, running water, restrooms, and showers. These facilities in connection with the nature center and Zollman Zoo, offer any visitor a number of ways to enjoy leisure time outdoors.

Are mobility issues keeping you from enjoying Oxbow Park?  We have a trac chair available for check out if you have mobility issues.  This would allow you to enjoy Oxbow Park and all it has to offer.  Please call the park to reserve.

Oxbow Park
5731 County Rd 105 NW
Byron, MN 55920 
 507 328-7340 
E-Mail: Oxbow Park 

Oxbow Park Brochure

 Oxbow Park Trails Map