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Forestville State Park

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Fun trails, good campsites, and a great place for some fun!

Had a chance to practice some cold weather camping over a weekend in October. Campground was nice... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Andover, Minnesota
Fantastic Camping!

We camped with a couple other families and their children. It is an amazing campground and the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Luverne, Minnesota
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible2%
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“cave tour”(3 reviews)
“mystery cave”(8 reviews)
“hiking trails”(3 reviews)
This park, containing the largest cave in Minnesota, is especially popular with trout fishers, hikers and horseback riders.
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21071 County 118, Preston, MN 55965-4502
+1 507-352-5111
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Had a chance to practice some cold weather camping over a weekend in October. Campground was nice and the trails were a lot of fun! The girls had the most fun checking out all the rocks and fossils at the trail down by the river....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We camped with a couple other families and their children. It is an amazing campground and the Mystery Cave is worth the tour. We actually did two tours the Mystery Cave one hour tour and it was great for anyone (we took all the kid...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This was our first visit to this state park. It was by far the best state park we have camped at & trail rode. They had high line/hitching post ties for horses. There were many pull through sites with electric & it was almost like...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TrailRidingCowgirl
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I had a fantastic time camping with my family at the Forestville state park. There's a nice little loop/community of sites for visitors to set up. Lush, moss-covered trees everywhere, and fortunately placed near ample hiking trails and long winding paths. While I typically expect...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ablairr
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We went to Forestville to hike on Saturday. It was such a beautiful place to hike! The trails are well marked and the spring was gorgeous. We stopped in Forestville. The town is well kept and the tour looked fantastic. We did not have time...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank compgal
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our family camped here for the weekend on Father's Day weekend in one of the camper cabins. It was super fun for the whole family! The cabin was super clean and reasonably priced for two nights stay. A very peaceful park with lots to see....More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank 250beex
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The campsite okay, the staff, rude, to the point of being nasty and mean. Never going in that direction again

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank lgwildwoman
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

There wasn't a whole lot to do in this park. We walked through the historic forestville area, which was not clearly marked, trying to figure out what we were supposed to be doing. A tour guide rudely informed us and our 3 small children that...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank treelobster
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is a great state park with some wonderful hiking trails. There isn't an official beach but there is a swimming hole you can cool off in. Lots of wooded areas to camp. Bathrooms & showers very clean!

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Enjoyed the walking and horse riding trails. They can be challenging if you don't walk a lot of hills.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Terry D
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nancy s
25 June 2017|
Response from 250beex | Reviewed this property |
You can make a reservation through the MN DNR Reservation website.