Frontenac State Park29223 Cty 28 Boulevard
Frontenac, MN 55026
Frontenac State Park is located approximately 10 miles SE of Red Wing on Highway 61 or 5 miles northwest of Lake City, then 1 mile north on County Road 2.Get Directions
Enjoy views of Lake Pepin as you hike along the wooded slopes of this park. Be sure to bring your binoculars. This is one of the best places in the US to view birds, including bald eagles, migrating every spring and fall along the Mississippi Flyway. Camping available in some form or another year round. 13 miles of hiking trails and 7.1 miles cross-country ski. Sliding hill available in winter. Some facilities are handicapped accessible.
Hours & DatesPhone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY: 952-936-4008) Apr-Sep, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily; Oct-Mar, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon - Fri and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat & Sun CT
- Daily camping maximum: $23.00
- Daily camping minimum: $15.00
Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Located on a lake or river
- Canoes or kayaks available
- Cross-country ski trail (groomed)
- Hiking trail
- Snowmobile trail (groomed)
- Snowshoes available
Recycle bins in picnic area, campground and group camp.
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Number/Type of Campsites
- Number of tent-only sites: 6
- Total number of campsites: 64
- Total number of campsites available in winter: 5
- Flush toilets in campground
- Group camp facilities
- Hookups available in winter
- Hot showers in campground
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Sanitary dump station
- Secluded campsites
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 63 reviews
Nice to walk trails, beautiful trees, great views of St Croix river. Lots of people but not crowded.
— KathyHtraveler, November 16, 2019
Roomy campsite. Bathroom facilites are nice. Water readily avaialable. Great hiking trails, dog friendly. The views are gorgeous.
— Jenny S, October 11, 2019
Just camped here last weekend and it was so fun! The campground is so nice and the surrounding areas are beautiful. The hike down to the river was moderate (steep incline) but well worth the hike...
— LarPfaff, September 11, 2019
The hiking trails are abound and there are many terrain options, ie. wooded trails, gravel, grass/prairie and paved. The trails go along the bluffs but all of the trees and foliage hide the amazing...
— Ashtherunner, August 11, 2019
The camping sites are really nice. Each one has a lot space for your type of equipment. We had a drive-in. Very clean and well groomed. My family really enjoyed the time here.
— T1780TLjohnd, June 22, 2019