Kruger Campground and Management Unit



From Wabasha take State Hwy. 60 (W) 5 mi.; then Wabasha Co. 81 (S) 0.5 mi.



Phone: 651-345-3401

Managed by: Frontenac State Park

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Fees: Fee information
Individual site $14

Approved Firewood Vendors

Description: Kruger Management Unit campground is adjacent to the Zumbro River Water Trail. The campsites are considered primitive, designed to furnish only the basic needs of the camper. Each has a cleared area, fire ring, and table. Vault toilets, garbage cans, and drinking water are available. All sites are on a first-come, first-served basis for a fee.

Highlights: Three nonmotorized marked trails start near the campground and day-use areas.

•Trail one is a paved, 0.75-mile Easy Wheeling Nature Trail, accessible to persons with disabilities.

•Trail two is a two-mile trail that allows hiking and ski touring and provides a challenging extension of the nature trail.

•Trail three is a five-mile traverse of the bluffs and valleys along the Zumbro River. This trail allows mountain biking, horseback riding, and snowshoeing. A horse trailer unloading and parking area is located in the southwestern corner of the unit. No horse camping is allowed in the campground.

Horseback riding trails are open May 1 - November 1.

There are 13 picnic tables available in the day-use area. The day-use area closes at 10 p.m.

Visitor Alert:

  • Starting mid August through the end of the year there will be logging in the eastern part of this unit. This will affect the equestrian parking area and some trails on the east side of the unit but the campground will not be affected.
  • The Minnesota Department of Transportation is replacing the bridge over Trout Creek on Highway 60. More project information
  • Motorists should follow signed detour.

    • Take either 63 or 42 to highway 61. Take 61 toward Wabasha. Take 60 West out of Wabasha to county road 81. Follow signs to Kruger. Road Closure is Further West than county road 81.


1 camp site symbol wheelchair (1)

18 drive-in sites

4 toilets symbol wheelchair(4)

1 wells symbol wheelchair (1)

drinking water

carry-in access

river access

13 picnic tables

7 miles nature trail symbol wheelchair (1)

symbol wheelchair denotes accessible feature, (#) denotes number that are accessible.