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Beaver Creek Valley State Park

15954 County 1, Caledonia, MN 55921-8653
+1 507-724-2107
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Beautiful bluff country valley

This state park occupies the upper reaches of Beaver Creek, including its primary source Big... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
A Wonderful State Park for Both Hikers and Campers

During the summer and fall, the campers pour into this lovely park in SE Minnesota. It's a great... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Ocala, Florida, USA
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15954 County 1, Caledonia, MN 55921-8653
+1 507-724-2107
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This state park occupies the upper reaches of Beaver Creek, including its primary source Big Spring. The water flows in good volume at about 50 degrees F. A little cold for swimming but some do. Just right for trout. Many campers are also trout fishermen....More

1  Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 16 September 2017

During the summer and fall, the campers pour into this lovely park in SE Minnesota. It's a great place for hiking and stream fishing. The trails are keep well enough that it is easy to walk, but they're also left natural enough that you can...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our spontaneous trip to Beaver Creek Valley State Park was a pleasant surprise and further reinforced our love of Minnesota's bluff country found in the southeaster part of this great state. Just 2-1/2 hours from Minneapolis, you'll know you've entered bluff country when you exist...More

Thank Chuck G
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Just went for a weekend with my boyfriend and kids. They're 7,5 and 5 months. We didn't realize we would have absolutely no phone service. Which was exciting. But leaving we had to do everything off of memory because our phones wouldn't work. Everyone we...More

Thank Brianna M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Took my 12 year and 2 friends for our 3rd annual bday camping trip - the previous 2 years we spent at Whitewater and we wanted to try somewhere new - glad we made a preliminary trip to scout out camping sites. We stayed in...More

4  Thank MIdwestMom2015
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing visit to the state park. Very nice place to stay and the park is very well maintained. The trails are amazing and all the common areas are well kept. Beautiful park to take your family for a weekend or more.

Thank Eli S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Spent the afternoon hiking the Switch Back Trail up to the top of the bluff. It was fairly steep with 2 overlooks. Only one had an awesome view of the surrounding bluffs. Narrow, steep and wet, you need to watch footing. River crossings without a...More

Thank PlanetR
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had a wonderful time hiking along the river. We did the 3.6-mile hike in the lower river valley. It was a perfect day and low season meant for a very quiet and isolated hike. Wildflowers were just starting to bloom and the recent rains...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Sunrise hike along river was wonderful. Campground looked good. Picnic structures looked really nice.

Thank JannKK
Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband and I spent a 3day weekend here this past spring and couldn't believe the beautiful trails that parallel the creek and meander over bridges, up bluffs and through fields of wildflowers. We have a 42ft RV so it was a challenge finding the...More

Thank E9376JFterryh
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