Whitewater State Park 

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Whitewater State Park
19041 Highway 74
Altura, MN 55910
(866) 857-2757 (Toll Free)

Located 3 miles south of Elba on State Highway 74.

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Discover the beauty of southeastern Minnesota's blufflands, with its absence of mosquitoes. This park features six scenic overlooks and excellent trout fishing in the spring fed Whitewater River and Trout Run Creek. Be sure to see the new Whitewater Visitor Center. 10 miles of hiking; snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, snowshoe rental available. Beach is open May 1 to Labor Day.

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
Year round. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Office Hours vary with seasons.


  • Daily camping maximum: $31.00
  • Daily camping minimum: $17.00

Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.

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