Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Seasonal Update

Drinking Water: Seasonally available at the Trail Center, but water is unavailable in the winter months.

Bathroom Facilities: Vault toilets are available year-round.

Showers: No showers available.


Campgrounds: The Quarry Campground and Pioneer Group Camp will not be open in 2017. The Equestrian Campground is open year-round.

Special Notes for RV Campers: There are no water or electric hook-ups.


Contact Notes: Contact hours are only Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The SRA is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. 365 days a year.


Trail Notes: In spring, summer, fall - the park has 41 miles of hiking trail, 6 miles of surfaced bike trail, 29 miles of mountain bike trail and 29 miles of horse trail. Call ahead for trail status. In winter, the park has 5 miles of ungroomed cross-country ski trails and 35 miles of groomed snowmobile trail. Snowshoeing and dog sledding are permitted in the park.