Afton State Park

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Camping & Lodging


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Backpack Sites

28 Rustic Sites

Located about 1 mile from parking area. Available year-round. Wood and water are available in the campground.

Canoe Sites

1 Site

Must have own canoe or kayak.

Group Camp

2 Sites - Each accommodates up to 40 people.

Sites are located in a secluded camping area and share a water spigot for drinking water. Vault toilets available.
Site 1 - Semi-wooded area with smaller areas for camping. Can be accessed by vehicle and will accommodate tents and small trailers.
Site 2 - Large, open area for camping only. No vehicle access, carry-in distance is 30' from parking.


Camper Cabins

Located near group campsite

Four camper cabins with heat and electric, available year-round. No pets. Big Bluestem and Bur Oak each sleep 6; Bluebird and White Pine are wheelchair accessible and each sleep 5. More information on camper cabins.


Located near the group campsite


Two 7-person yurts are available at the park year-round. Heating firewood is provided at no charge for the indoor woodstoves during the winter months. Electricity is not available, and pets, open flames, and cooking are not allowed inside the yurts. The Coyote yurt is wheelchair accessible and has a covered outdoor cooking shelter. More information on yurts.

Sanitation Facilities

Flush Toilets

Park Office & Visitor Center

These facilities are wheelchair accessible. Flush toilets in the visitor center are available year-round.

Vault Toilets

Campground & Picnic Areas

Located near campsites and picnic areas. Available year-round.