Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Seasonal Update

Drinking Water:

Water fountain available at the visitor center

Bathroom Facilities: Flush toilets available in the Visitor Center. Vault toilets are available at the Armstrong Bay day-use area spring through fall.

Showers: New campground shower building available starting Sept. 12, 2017.


Campgrounds: Vermilion Ridge Campground opens Tues., Sept. 12, 2017.
There are three temporary boat-in-only campsites on Lake Vermilion. The park manages Hinsdale Island, a remote, rustic campground on Lake Vermilion that is also accessible only by boat. This campground is located in Kabetogama State Forest.

Electric Sites: 33 campsites in Vermilion Ridge Campground, available Sept. 12.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:
May - September: Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
October - April: Weekdays, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Naturalist Programs and Park Tours:

Check the Events Calendar for upcoming naturalist programs.
Underground mine tours open Memorial Day weekend.
Please call the park for more information or learn more about underground mine tours.