Welcome to the Friends of Mini-Wakan State Park's Website.
The restoration of the Mini-Wakan State
Park is a joint venture by the
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
and the Spirit Lake
With the DNR’s help, the shelter house
was designated a priority within the State of Iowa’s Restore
Iowa funding plan during the 1990’s. Unfortunately, money for
the program was cut before Mini-Wakan was restored. During a
public input meeting in the fall of 2007 the DNR reaffirmed the
restoration of Mini-Wakan as a priority. The members of the SLPA
strongly favored restoring the building rather demolishing and
rebuilding it because of its historic significance. A committee
was formed to develop a restoration plan for the property. The
committee includes both local residents as well as
representatives from the DNR.
The Mini-Wakan shelter house is now
available for your event! Please call the DNR to make a
reservation at: 712-337-3211
The final design for the restoration
of the Mini-Wakan shelter is now available to view! Visit
page to review the plan.
Purchase your own Mini-Wakan Shelter
WipperWillow and 10% of your
purchase will go to the restoration project! Click
here to order yours!
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