Frontenac State Park

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From Explore MN Tourism

Seasonal Update

Water: Water in the picnic area and campground is shut down for the season. Anticipated water on date for next year is 4/28/2017. Water is available year round at a water spigot behind the office building

Drinking Water: Drinking water is available year-round behind the wood shed near the office at an orange water spigot.

Bathroom Facilities: The bathroom in the picnic area and campground will be closed starting 10-31-2016. A flush toilet at the park contact station is available year-round during open office hours. Vault toilets are available year-round in the campground and picnic area.

Showers: The shower building in the campground will be closed for the season starting 10-31-2016.

Dump Station: The dump station is open until 12-1-2016, and re-open April 15, 2017


Campgrounds: All campsites are reservable. Must camp in a designated campsite

Electric Sites: 19 drive-in electric sites are available, 5 of which are available year-round.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Please check the lengths of the campsite spurs. A few of our campsites are relatively small.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Spring & Fall: 12:30-4:30pm M,W,Th; 12-6pm F; 10am-6pm Sa; 10am-4pm Su; Closed Tuesdays

Summer: Monday - Thursday, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.; Friday 12-8pm; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Winter: Saturday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Monday - Friday, office hours will vary. Please leave a message.


Trail Notes: In the summer, the park has 13 miles of hiking trails, A 1 mile paved bike trail and 1 mile of wheelchair accessible trail. In the winter, the park maintains 7.1 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails, 3 miles of snowshoe trails, and a sliding hill. The park has 2 wood heated trail shelters available in the winter.

Season Rentals: Canoes are available for rent at the park office Mid-May-Mid October. 1.1 mile hike to canoes. In the winter snowshoe rental is available.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: Weekly nature hikes at 10 am on Saturdays throughout the summer. Meet at the amphitheater in the campground. Check our events calendar for other monthly activities.