Hok-Si-La Park

Torch: Outside

Oct 26, 2016
Camping is a great activity to partake in. As a city, Lake City has some of the best camping locations in the area within fifteen minutes of city boundaries. The closest of these is Hok-Si-La Park, which lies just upriver on highway sixty one, right outside of the city. Hok-Si-La park offers...

New Hope brings worship, river baptism and potluck to Hok-Si-La Aug. 21

Aug 17, 2016
The public is invited to worship outdoors this Sunday at Hok-Si-La Park and to hear missionaries speak about an upcoming trip to the Phillipines. New Hope Church worship at the Hok-Si-La Park Chapel at 10 a.m. Sunday, weather permitting. If there is rain imminent in the forecast they will meet at...

Candlelight wedding goes on in storm

Jun 16, 2016
Nikki Shell’s and Ty McGhee’s wedding was going to be an unusual affair anyway, an afternoon Celtic handfasting ceremony at the outdoor chapel at Hok-Si-La Park. It became not only unique but improvised when a raucous thunderstorm passed through the area just at wedding time. The storm roared...

Hok-Si-La Park keeps getting busier

May 26, 2016
It’s going to start getting busy this weekend at Lake City’s popular park and campground. Memorial Day weekend is the traditional kickoff for the busy camping season at the Hok-Si-La Park but it’s gotten a little exciting already. On Tuesday morning the park hosted about 30 people from the Lake...

Gathering of home-built boat owners is June 3-5 at Hok-Si-La

May 25, 2016
A regional gathering for all those who build or love home-built boats will be June 3 through June 5 at Hok Si La Park. The annual Lake Pepin Messabout includes canoes, kayaks, sailboats and powerboats. Admission is free. The high cliffs and woodlands surrounding the lake create a beautiful ...

Little House in the Big Woods

May 19, 2016
Names for the three camping cabins at Hok-Si-La Park have gone up. This cabin, Steamer Capitol, is one of three new cabins available to campers this year at the city park. The other cabins are named Steamer Avalon and Steamer J.S. De Luxe, all named for paddle boats that used to navigate Lake Pepin...

Hok-si-la Park history walk planned for May 25

May 11, 2016
People can kick off their Memorial Day weekend early at Hok-Si-La Park. The Goodhue County Historical Society will hold a coffee gathering, history discussion, and a walk along Lake Pepin. The event will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 25. Tickets are $3 for Historical Society members and $5 for non-...

Waterfront committee outlines goals after Ohuta bathhouse reprieve

May 4, 2016
The Destination Lake City (DLC) Waterfront Subcommittee met at the Lake City Marina conference room Thursday, April 28, for its monthly meeting. The main topic of conversation was to determine next steps to the City Council’s vote earlier this month not to proceed with getting estimates for the...

Rest Island figured big in alcohol prohibition

Nov 12, 2015
Lake City, and specifically Rest Island on the north edge of town, played a key role in local and state efforts to enforce prohibition at the end of the 19th century. That history will be spelled out in a Goodhue County Historical Society program to be held in Red Wing Nov. 19. The program is being...
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New sign at Hok-Si-La Park entrance

Oct 7, 2015
Hikers Amelie and Adeline Threinen stopped by the new sign at Hok-Si-La Park to get a glimpse of what awaits them inside. The sign went up this week. Park Manager Joanne Klees said a base with a raised flower bed in the center will be added. The entire cost of the new entrance sign and landscaping...

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