Forestville / Mystery Cave State Park

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Forestville / Mystery Cave State Park

21071 County 118
Preston, MN 55965

(507) 352-5111 (Phone)

(507) 937-3251 (Phone 2)

(507) 352-5113 (Fax)

Region: Southern

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  • Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
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Located on a Lake or River


On-Site Facilities & Services

  • Located on a Lake or River
  • Children's Programs (scheduled, supervised)
  • Evening Entertainment (regularly scheduled)

On-Site Recreation

  • Hiking Trail
  • Cross Country Ski Trail (groomed)
  • Snowmobile Trail (groomed)

Accommodations Policies

  • Open to the general public, no membership required


  • From the junction of MN T.H. 16 and Fillmore CSAH #5, South on CSAH #5 for four miles, then follow signs.

Other Date Information

  • Reservations: or 1-866-857-2757.

Green Practices

  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design

Length of Stay

  • Daily site rental

Campground Features

  • Electric
  • Pets allowed in campsite
  • Open in fall
  • Open in winter
  • Camping Accessible to disabled
  • Flush toilets in campground
  • Group camp facilities
  • Hot showers in campground
  • Lodge/central building
  • Pull-through sites
  • Sanitary Dump Station
  • Secluded campsites

Number/Type of Campsites

  • TOTAL number of campsites: 75
  • Number of sites in horseback camp area: 55

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Also at this Location

  1. Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park - Activities

    21071 County 118
    Preston, MN 55965
    Call: (507) 352-5111
    Toll Free: (866) 857-2757

    The park features a rugged wooded landscape with blue ribbon trout streams, 17 mi of hiking trails and 15 miles of horseback trails, campgrounds, picnicking and abundant plant and animal life. Mystery Cave is located in the State Park and offers guided tours daily in the summer months. Interpretive programs are presented on the weekends in the summer months.
    Historic Forestville is a living history village site operated by the Minnesota Historical Society with tours available on the weekends in the summer months.

  2. Mystery Cave, Forestville/ Mystery Cave State Park - Activities

    21071 County 118
    Preston, MN 55965
    Call: (507) 937-3251


    Apr 18, 2017 - Nov 1, 2017

    Mystery Cave is a guided tour of Minnesota's longest known cave, with stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, and beautiful underground pools, and a maze of interconnecting passages. Modern lighting and walkways enhance accessible tours on spring and fall weekends from mid-April through October and daily from Memorial weekend through Labor Day. On summer weekends, an additional rustic tour is offered, as well as a reservable wild caving tour.

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