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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.
*The Oxbow Park Nature Center will not be open, so restrooms in the building will not be open for use. Restrooms will be open in Oxbow Park picnic areas. Physical distancing
is a high priority for all zoo visitors and masks are recommended to prevent
the spread of COVID-19 to both humans and the wildcats which are susceptible to
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.
5731 County Rd 105 NW
Byron, MN 55920 507 328-7340 E-Mail:
Oxbow Park Brochure (164.0 KB)
Oxbow Park Trails Map (183.0 KB)