Frontenac State Park

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From Explore MN Tourism

Seasonal Update

Water: Water in the picnic area and campground is OFF for the season. Anticipated water ON date for this spring April 30th. Water is available year round at a spigot behind the office building.

Drinking Water: Drinking water is available year-round behind the wood shed near the office at an orange water spigot.

Bathroom Facilities: The bathroom in the campground and picnic area will be closed starting 10-24-2017. A flush toilet at the park contact station is available year-round during open office hours. Vault toilets are available year-round.

Showers: The shower building in the campground will be closed for the season starting 10-24-2017.

Dump Station: The dump station is open until 12-1-2017.


Campgrounds: All campsites are RESERVABLE. Must camp in a designated campsite.

Electric Sites: 19 drive-in electric sites are available, 5 of which are available year-round.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Please check the lengths of the campsite spurs. A few of our campsites are relatively small.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Spring & Fall: 12:30-4:30pm M,W,Th; 12-6pm F; 10am-6pm Sa; 10am-4pm Su; Closed Tuesdays

Summer: Monday - Thursday, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.; Friday 12-8pm; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Winter: Saturday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Monday - Friday, office hours will vary. Please leave a message.


Trail Notes: In the summer, the park has 13 miles of hiking trails, A 1 mile paved bike trail and 1 mile of wheelchair accessible trail. In the winter, the park maintains 7.1 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails, 3 miles of snowshoe trails, and a sliding hill. The park has 2 wood heated trail shelters available in the winter.

Season Rentals: Canoes are available for rent at the park office Mid-May-Mid October. 1.1 mile hike to canoes. In the winter snowshoe rental is available.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: Weekly nature hikes at 10 AM on Saturdays throughout the summer. Meet at the amphitheater in the campground. Check our events calendar for other monthly activities or call the park office.