Tell me more about this park's wildlife, history, geology and landscape.
Have a Whitewater State Park story you want to share?
Come on out to the Rochester Public Library on Thursday, July 27 from 1 3 pm to record your story. You can also bring any photos or Whitewater memorabilia you want to show off! Park staff and volunteers will be on hand to gather stories for the Whitewater State Park Oral History Project and stories will be used to commemorate the parks Centennial in 2019.
All campsites at this park require reservations for arrivals between April 1 and October 31. Same-day reservations are available. Learn more.
(Updated July 21, 2017)
Oral History Project
In preparation for the park's 100th anniversary in 2019, park naturalists are collecting stories and memories about the park for an Oral History Project. Want to add yours? Please use these instructions.
Things to see and do at the park:
River & fishing resources:
The Whitewater State Park group is active again and seeking new members! Membership is open to individuals and organizations interested in supporting Whitewater State Park through park improvement projects and volunteer activities. Call the park at 507-932-3007 for membership information.
Purchase a Minnesota State Parks Gift Card.
Don't move firewood!
Burning non-local firewood can spread invasive species, and it's against Minnesota state law. Learn more. Always buy your firewood at the park, or from an approved local vendor. Find firewood vendors for Whitewater State Park.
Bird Checklist at Whitewater State Park.
Winter, spring and fall hours may vary. Office is generally open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Spring Hours Sunday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m, Friday & Saturday 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
7 days a week, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
19041 Highway 74
Altura, MN 55910
Located 3 miles south of Elba on State Highway 74.