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The Rice County McCullough Park Campground on Shields Lake near Faribault, MN will be opening on May 22, 2014.  New amenities have been added to this season's camping. The campground will feature a new fishing pier and boat dock. Reserve your site today by using the following link below.



Rice County Parks, Recreation & Open Space Plan (2012-2022) (83 pages/20.02 MB)

Rice County Recreation/Open Space Map


Department Overview

The Parks & Facilities Department plans, manages and conducts the physical operation, maintenance and capital renewal of Rice County buildings, parks and other facilities.

The mission of the Parks & Facilities Department is to operate and maintain Rice County facilities efficiently in support of the optimum health, safety and productivity of Rice County employees and citizens. This department also operates and maintains parks that facilitate outdoor recreational activities and the enjoyment of the natural environment of Rice County.


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Faribault Phone: 
507-645-9576 / 507-744-5185
320 Third Street NW
Faribault, MN 55021
Jake Rysavy
Parks & Facilities Director

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