The Parks Commission is a citizen advisory committee established by County Ordinance Number 355. Their purpose is to act in an advisory capacity to the Benton County Board of Commissioners, providing recommendations to the board regarding the planning, development, funding and evaluation of park and recreation facilities and programs. The Parks Commission is comprised of two Benton County Commissioners and seven members appointed by the Commissioners.
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Download a map of our parks (PDF) to see where they are located in the county.
Benton Beach has two picnic shelters that are available for rental on a daily basis. The larger picnic shelter is available for $60 a day and the smaller shelter is available for $40 per day. There is a refundable damage deposit due for each shelter of $30. Please call 320-968-5292 to reserve a shelter.
The Lakeview Center is available for rent. Additional information is available. Please call 320-968-5292 to reserve the Lake View Center.
There are designated alcohol free zones in Benton Beach near the playground and beach. Alcohol is permitted elsewhere in the parks, but Benton County reserves the right to ask visitors to leave if their actions and behavior are disruptive to other guests. Alcohol is permitted to be served in the Lake View Center but can only be sold by a licensed vendor. For more information, contact us at 320-968-8105 or visit our Park Rules page.