St Croix State Park30065 St Croix Park Rd
Hinckley, MN 55037
The park is located 15 miles east of Hinckley on State Highway 48, then 5 miles south on County Road 22.Get Directions
Minnesota's largest state park, over 34,000 acres. Three family campgrounds. Electrical sites available in Riverview campground. Facilities for large groups. Canoe on flat water and easy rapids on the St. Croix and Kettle Rivers; canoe rental available. Interpretive center. Hiking, snowmobile, cross-country ski and horse trails. Bring your bike to ride on the paved bike paths. Picnicking, sightseeing, swimming, fishing, nature programs and cultural sites.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Tuesday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Wednesday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Thursday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Friday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Saturday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Sunday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Daily camping maximum: $23.00
- Daily camping minimum: $17.00
Park permits: $35 annual, $26 additional owned vehicle, $12 handicapped, $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Children's programs (scheduled, supervised)
- Grocery/supply store
- Located on a lake or river
- Bike trail
- Canoes or kayaks available
- Cross-country ski trail (groomed)
- Hiking trail
- Lake/river access (boat ramp)
- Snowmobile trail (groomed)
- Snowshoes available
- Swimming beach
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Number/Type of Campsites
- Number of sites in horseback camp area: 40
- Total number of campsites: 217
- Total number of campsites available in winter: 8
- Flush toilets in campground
- Group camp facilities
- Hookups available in winter
- Hot showers in campground
- Lodge/central building
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Sanitary dump station
- Secluded campsites
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 68 reviews
Camped at walk-in 57. Isolated but a very short walk from the walk-in parking lot. Beach at Lake Clayton was clean, sandy and shallow. Great for kids. We kayaked down the St. Croix from Little...
— TheLoftii, July 21, 2020
I went here with a friend and as you enter the park, i was surprised the visitor center was closed on a Sunday, leaving a self service station. When you first enter, you drive through a lot of area...
— TryppAdams, October 7, 2019
This state park is amazing. We camp all over in state parks and the wild life here was awesome! Many nights we heard coyotes howling! There are three great camp grounds in the park. The lodge has...
— Elishia C, September 24, 2019
The park it's self is really nice with great views of the river. Perfect for canoe and kayak trips and small motorized boats. It can get a little crowded.
— Spruden, September 9, 2019
Large, low wilderness park, ruined by generators running all night, loud partying at more than a few sites, booming loud music and rap after 10pm & throughout evening. In Old Logging Trail...
— Wise_up_camping, August 24, 2019