Interstate State Park307 Milltown Road
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
Off I-35, follow Highway 8 east (from the south), follow Highway 95 east (from the north). Pass through Taylors Falls and follow park signs.Get Directions
There is so much to do at Interstate State Park, located on the beautiful St. Croix River. Visitors can climb the cliffs of the St. Croix River Dalles, canoe the flat-water, watch kayakers rush through the rapids, or relax on an excursion boat. Spring brings a great diversity of wildflowers and in fall, the St. Croix River Valley forest is ablaze in the autumn colors of red, gold, and orange. The geology that formed this park intrigues visitors, and brings geologists from all over the world. At least 10 different lava flows are exposed in the park, along with two distinct glacial deposits, and traces of old streams valleys and faults. During the summer, hike the trails and explore the glacial potholes that make this park unique. Canoe rental is located in the park and shuttle service is available. 4 mi of hiking trails. Large picnic area with covered shelter is adjacent to a 37-site campground. Sites with electricity available.
Hours & DatesBook an online reservation 24 hours a day. Phone 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: $17.00
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
- Hiking trail
- Lake/river access (boat ramp)
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Number/Type of Campsites
- Total number of campsites: 37
- Camping accessible to disabled
- Flush toilets in campground
- Group camp facilities
- Hot showers in campground
- Lodge/central building
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Sanitary dump station
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 203 reviews
we liked the walking around and climbing to see the potholes and area in the one section of the park. Then went to the other section of the park and walked the trails there. just a nice place to...
— tazziazan0812, December 10, 2019
We rented canoes from Eric's and they dropped us off to paddle through Interstate State Park. It was a great way to spend a Saturday.
— dektolia, September 20, 2019
Honey by a 7 year old and 11 year old. We hiked both sides of the river. Watched the boat as it pulled out and enjoyed some time at the gift shop and interpretive center. Definitely going back in the...
— Stupid81, September 14, 2019
This park is a gem near the Twin Cities and WI. The area has great topography and hiking in the park with vistas of the St Croix. Do this in tandem with William OB'rien State park for a great trek to...
— bradinmn, September 4, 2019
Went on a day trip with my roommates to Interstate State Park. Was an easy hike to a beautiful view of the river. Well worth the 2 hour drive from our house.
— LarPfaff, September 4, 2019