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Rice County is seeking campground hosts for the 2014 camping season at McCullough Park Campground on Shields Lake near Faribault, MN.  Host benefits include a free camping site and negotiated monetary compensation in exchange for duties that may include camper registration, cleaning, mowing and light grounds work.  Application materials and further information can be found below or by calling Rice County Parks & Facilities at 507-332-6112 or via email RCParksFacilities@co.rice.mn.us

 

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: 
507-332-6105
Northfield/Lonsdale: 
507-645-9576 / 507-744-5185
Address: 
320 3rd Street NW
Faribault, MN 55021
Government Services Building
Jake Rysavy

Jake Rysavy

Parks & Facilities Director

Special Projects

McCullough Park Campground Host Rice County is seeking campground hosts to serve at least 4 weeks during the 2014 camping season at McCullough Park Campground on Shields Lake near Faribault, MN.  Host Benefits include, free camping...