Whitewater State Park


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Whitewater State Park


Location:3 miles south of Elba on State Highway 74.
Facilities:106 drive-in campsites (47 with electric hookups), showers (é), flush toilets (é), 4 walk-in campsites, camper cabin (seasonal), group camp, group center, picnic area (é), picnic shelter (é), volleyball court, horseshoe pits, hiking trails (10 miles), self-guided trails (3 miles), wheelchair-accessible trail (2 miles), ski trails (8 miles), snowshoe rentals, warming house, swimming beach, fishing pier (é), visitor center (é), interpretive exhibits, historic site, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, swimming, stream fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, nature programs.
Special Features:Picturesque limestone bluffs, deep ravines, spring-fed streams, and a noticeable lack of mosquitoes make this park in southeastern Minnesota very popular.
Address:19041 Hwy 74
Altura, MN 55910

Phone:507-932-3007
Fax:507-932-5938
Web: www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/whitewater
Size: 2,745 acres.

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