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Forestville State Park

Open Now: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Cramped sites, but still very enjoyable. Modern facilities.

Went camping for one night recently. There are 3 loops with about 25 sites each. The sites are... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2012
trip_seeker-7
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Minneapolis
Hike, Cave Tour, Historic Town Tour

We came just for the day. Even though there was some rain we hiked to the cemetary at the top of... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2012
Scott R
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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“mystery cave”(8 reviews)
“hiking trails”(3 reviews)
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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 22 October 2012

Went camping for one night recently. There are 3 loops with about 25 sites each. The sites are about 20-30 feet apart, with some brush between them. If the leaves are off the trees then there is very little privacy here. Not a big deal...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed 14 August 2012

We came just for the day. Even though there was some rain we hiked to the cemetary at the top of the hill just east of town. It was interesting to see the location and the old grave markers. Informational signs also give you more...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed 12 August 2012

We visited the park and took a cave tour years ago - before Trip Advisor existed. We were in the area recently, so we stopped by again. We are very glad we did - we had a great time. Jennifer, our guide, was very personable...More

1  Thank GarEd52
Reviewed 17 July 2012

We stayed in the rustic side of the camp-ground. It seemed to be at a low-spot and therefore, there was no air movement. It was very hot. But--NO MOSQUITOES!!!! The rustic campground is very wooded. In the electric side, it seemed cooler and greener. We...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank GoddessFoodie
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Beautiful spring flowers are out on the wooded trails now. When they fade, the summer flowers on the prairie will be blooming, then fall leaves will create interesting views. Check out the pioneer cemetary and do some trout fishing in the river, or go birdwatching...More

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank Kery E
Reviewed 3 April 2012

Great horse camp sites. Awesome facilities. Love the trails. Will bring my horses back here in the future.

Date of experience: June 2011
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Reviewed 11 October 2011

Forestville State Park is one of Minnesota's treasures. It offers horse and hiking trails. If you like to fish, take a hike down to one of the many Root River crossings and drop a line. There are about 15 miles of horse trails and the...More

Date of experience: October 2011
1  Thank Raven F
Reviewed 4 October 2011

We visited the state park just when the leaves were changing. We walked to the lookout point and found the trail moderately easy to negotiate, though one had to avoid stepping on the big nuts that had fallen from the trees and the horse plops....More

Date of experience: October 2011
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nancy s
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You can make a reservation through the MN DNR Reservation website.
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