Whitewater State Park 

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Whitewater State Park

19041 Highway 74
Altura, MN 55910

Located 3 miles south of Elba on State Highway 74.

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Discover the beauty of southeastern Minnesota's bluff lands, 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.

Photo Credit: Kurt Barclay / GearJunkie


Park 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.


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