Carley State Park 

Approximately 15 miles northeast of Rochester, or 4 miles south of Plainview on Wabasha County Road 4.

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Come explore a springtime woodland filled with the colors of bluebells, or stroll softly on carpeted pine forest trails along the North Branch of the Whitewater River. You'll delight in this small, quiet park with excellent birding, fishing and 5 miles of hiking. This beautiful Minnesota State Park is nestled in the transition zone of the hardwood forests of Minnesota's southeastern blufflands and its southern oak barrens. There are 20 drive-in campsites and 2 group camps you can stay at to make the most of your visit. There is also a picnic area and playground you can enjoy during your stay.


Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
Book an online reservation 24 hours a day.
Phone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY:

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