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 & DatesPark 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: 952-936-4008) Apr–Sep, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. D
- Open in fall
- Open in summer
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 214 reviews
The views were great, and we enjoyed learning about the geological features of the park. Nice places to walk, though one of the trails is right next to the main road. Definitely recommend.
— Emily4023, January 1, 2022
Wonderful place for hiking of all levels, skills & abilities! Plan to return very soon! Recommend taking advantage of the guided tour right in Taylors Falls.
— angiemrss, October 25, 2021
I love it here. Go on a week day early and you will be alone or with a few other souls. The river is gorgeous and it is a wonderful place for meditation and mindfulness.
— Kuvasz1988, October 25, 2021
Glacial Potholes formed 10,000 years ago by melting Glacial water mixing and swirling with sand to drill into the rock - fascinating! Beautiful views of the St. Croix River
— jwfornow, October 18, 2021
We had a great time touring both the MN and WI sides of the park. We started from the WI side at the Pothole trail, crossed the bridge to the MN side, got on the Taylors Falls Scenic Cruise (80 min...
— loriroad, October 18, 2021