Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park 

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Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park
21071 County 118
Preston, MN 55965
(866) 857-2757 (Toll Free)

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

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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. 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.
Contact the park for ADA accessible tours and information. 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.

Hours & Dates

Park year round, Mystery Cave on seasonal basis including spring and fall weekends and daily tours from Memorial weekend - Labor Day. Spring/fall weekends 10am-4pm, summer every day 10am-5pm.


Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate. Scenic tour fees: $15 for persons 13 and older, $10 for ages 5-12, 4 and under free. Call for group rates and wild caving rates. Vehicle permits are req

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