Scenic State Park56956 Scenic Highway 7
Bigfork, MN 56628
Located 7 miles east of Bigfork on County Road 7. Also 32 miles north of Highway 169.Get Directions
So named because many would say it is the most scenic state park in Minnesota. You will have to come judge for yourself! The majestic beauty of tall, magnificent virgin white and red pines, coupled with the pristine, undeveloped lake shores of Coon and Sandwick Lakes gives park visitors the opportunity to experience the true scenic beauty of Scenic State Park. This wilderness like park is popular for camping, hiking, cross-country skiing, canoeing, fishing, and bird watching. Camping is available in the semi-modern campgrounds and in remote boat in and back pack sites. A group camp and CCC cabin are also available for rental. Reservations are recommended. 14 mi of hiking and 10 mi of snowmobile trail. Boat ,canoe and kayak rental.
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 winter
- Open in summer
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Located on a lake or river
- Canoes or kayaks available
- Cross-country ski trail (groomed)
- Fishing boats available
- Hiking trail
- Lake/river access (boat ramp)
- Snowmobile trail (groomed)
- Swimming beach
Recycling Stations are available in both Chase Point and Lodge campgrounds at Scenic State Park. They are located next to the dumpsters in each of the campgrounds. Plastics, glass, and aluminum cans can be recycled at these recycling stations.
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Number/Type of Campsites
- Total number of campsites: 94
- Camping accessible to people with disabilities
- Flush toilets in campground
- Group camp facilities
- Hot showers in campground
- Lodge/central building
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Pull-through sites
- Sanitary dump station
- Secluded campsites
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
With the recent upgrades including the new shower house in the campground that opened in May, Scenic State park is well worth the drive up Scenic Highway, the lakes are pristine, loons calling, and...
— Vicmitch2, August 12, 2023
We have always loved this park but we're unhappy that the new showers were ice cold every day. I tried several times each day with no luck. 8, 9 and 10 AM and 10 at night and again at 6 this morning...
— Nancy H, June 20, 2023
We have been going to this park for well over 30 years, usually camping, but last year and this year we stayed in the CCC cabin. Cabin is pretty nice in that there is a fireplace, cook top and small...
— 662JoanneC, September 22, 2022
We camped a few nights here. Have to admit, I was a little concerned going in because of the prior reviews about dirty bathrooms, bad bugs, etc. That was not our experience! The bathrooms were...
— somamoons, July 24, 2021
Enjoyed 4 nights camping. There’s 2 boat ramps and many docks. There is 2 nice sized lakes for all things water activity, even a small beach. Multiple trials as well. Enjoy!
— Lisa1098, September 5, 2020