St. Croix State Park

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From Explore MN Tourism

Seasonal Update

Water: Water is available at the campgrounds May 5, 2017 through October 7, 2017. Water is available at the All Season's Trail Center year-round.

Drinking Water: Drinking water is always available at the faucet on the outside of the lodge building in the campground and at the All Seasons Trail Center.

Bathroom Facilities: Restrooms in the lodge building at the campground and at the trail center are open year-round. Vault toilets in the park are also available year-round. Restrooms and outside water is available May 5, 2017 through October 7, 2017 in the campgrounds.

Showers: Showers are open at the campground May 5, 2017 through October 7, 2017.

Dump Station: The dump station is available May 5, 2017 through October 7, 2017


Campgrounds: Camping (including electric sites) is available year-round. Reservations may be made for Riverview Campground year round and in April for Paint Rock Springs and Old Logging Trail. Guesthouse #1 and #2 are both available for year round use.

Electric Sites: Park has 71 electric sites which are available year round.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Park has gravel spurs.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Weekdays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Trail Notes: The park has 127 miles of hiking trails, 21 miles of mountain bike trails, 5.5 miles of surfaced bike trails and 75 miles of horse trails. In winter, the park maintains 11 miles of groomed (easy level) cross-country ski trails, 80 miles of groomed snowmobile trails and one mile of winter hiking trail. A snowshoeing trail is available, or users can snowshoe throughout the park, excluding groomed ski trails. The park has trail shelters (warming houses) for winter recreation use.

Season Rentals: Canoe and kayak rental and shuttle are being provided in the park through a concessionaire. Please call 320-384-0508 for more information and rates. Bike rental is no longer available at the park. The park's beach shelter is available for rent ($45/day) in the summer by contacting the park. In winter, park rents snowshoes for $6/day.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: The Interpretive Center will be closed for the winter. Please call 320-384-6615 x254 to request a program for your group. Naturalist programs will resume in May.