Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

Trail conditions:

Sunny weather has increased the melting of snow on the open trails. There are no groomed trails for cross-country skiing within the park. Visitors are encouraged to rent snowshoes and explore the park.

Snowmobiling
Trail conditions: unknown
Trail groomed? no
Trail base: 3"
Trail mileage: 5.0

The trail(s):
Trails wind through wooded stream valleys and across ridges providing a diverse trail experience, including scenic views. Snowmobile trails connect with an extensive Grant-In-Aid system and are groomed by local clubs. No ski grooming is done.
You can snowshoe anywhere in Minnesota's state parks and recreation areas, except on trails that are specifically groomed for another activity, such as skiing or snowmobiling.

Facilities:

  • A heated picnic shelter is available at the main picnic area adjacent to trails.
  • Regular campgrounds are closed for the winter.
  • Snowshoes available for rent at the park office.
  • Camper cabins are available by reservation.

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Last updated on December 04, 2019. Local snow depth is 3.5".

Getting there

21071 County 118
Preston, MN 55965

Park entrance is four miles south of MN Highway 16 on Fillmore County Highway 5 and two miles east on Fillmore County 118. DO NOT DEPEND UPON A GPS UNIT AS YOU WILL BE ROUTED TO A CLOSED BRIDGE.

Parking is available at the trailhead.

Contact

Phone: (507) 352-5111
Email: [email protected]
Generally, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hours limited due to staffing.

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