Group centers

modern group center

Eight Minnesota state parks have group centers designed to hold large day use or overnight gatherings. All group centers have dining areas, kitchens and bathrooms, and some have staff quarters, craft buildings and other facilities. Rent one just for the day, or stay overnight. The group center at Whitewater State Park is open year-round; all others are seasonal.

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Contact the park directly to reserve. Group centers are not in the state park reservations system.

LocationCapacityDay useOvernightUtilities
Flandrau State Park120$192$320 up to 60 people *included
Itasca State Park **75$100$245 K-12 school groups
$345 other groups
Lake Carlos State Park60$216$360additional
Lake Shetek State Park80$192$320 up to 60 people *included
Myre - Big Island State Park **100$100$150 up to 30 people *additional
Sibley State Park128$216$360 up to 72 people *included
St. Croix State Park - Head of the Rapids Center127$180$300 up to 60 people *additional
St. Croix State Park - Norway Point Center215$300$500 up to 100 people *additional
Whitewater State Park - April 16 - October 14 ***132$216$360 up to 72 people *included
Whitewater State Park - October 15 - April 15 ***132$100$130 up to 26 people *additional

* Additional $5 per person per night, up to maximum capacity.

** The seasonal group centers at Itasca and Myre-Big Island state parks are semi-modern and offer fewer sleeping quarters. All other locations are modern.

*** View photos and more details for the Whitewater State Park group center.