Hok-Si-La Park

Girl scouts clean Hok-si-la chapel area

Apr 26, 2017
The Lake City Girl Scouts junior troop and Brownie troop participated in Earth Day, April 22, by cleaning up the chapel area at Hok-si-la Park. People interested in learning more about Girl Scouts can contact Beth Wolf at 651-345-3177.

Winter Fest fun, indoors and out

Feb 8, 2017
Winter Fest came to Lake City Feb. 3-4 with events for all ages both indoors and out. Painting was one of several indoor events at the festival. Others were bingo, poker, chili, a book sale, a wacky photo booth and a pairing dinner. Outdoor enthusiasts could choose from fat tire biking, snow...

Waterfront, downtown planning open house is Feb. 1

Jan 25, 2017
Feb. 1 will be a big day for the long-range downtown and waterfront planning approved by the City Council in November. Stantec, the firm contracted to develop the plan, will conduct workshops and focus groups during the day. A 6:30 p.m. open house will follow at City Hall. “It’s essentially the...

Torch: Mississippi's Playground

Nov 2, 2016
Hok-Si-La has been a great tourist attraction for many years and is an important piece in Lake City. Not only a tourist attraction, but also locals in town come to enjoy the beauty of the landscape. According to the Interpretive Center,  Hok-Si-La has transformed from Hotel Russell to a Rest...

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...


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