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:

Timber harvesting operations are in progress near the Kruger Recreational Area. The harvest area is located directly north of Kruger Day-Use Area, west (upslope) of the paved hiking trail. Logging traffic on the paved trail will be single axle logging truck and on occasion skidder traffic. Logs will be hauled, not skidded, on the trail. Please be courteous in parking (do not block access or turn arounds) and use caution if using the paved trail. Please use caution in entering/exiting the area, watch for logging trucks on the road, and look and listen for equipment while on trail. Signs are posted at the entry to the parking area as well as on trails adjacent to the harvest operations.


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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.