Interstate State Park307 Milltown Road
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
Off I-35, follow Highway 8 east (from the south), follow Highway 95 east (from the north). Pass through Taylors Falls and follow park signs.Get Directions
There is so much to do at Interstate State Park, located on the beautiful St. Croix River. Visitors can climb the cliffs of the St. Croix River Dalles, canoe the flat-water, watch kayakers rush through the rapids, or relax on an excursion boat. Spring brings a great diversity of wildflowers and in fall, the St. Croix River Valley forest is ablaze in the autumn colors of red, gold, and orange. The geology that formed this park intrigues visitors, and brings geologists from all over the world. At least 10 different lava flows are exposed in the park, along with two distinct glacial deposits, and traces of old streams valleys and faults. During the summer, hike the trails and explore the glacial potholes that make this park unique. Canoe rental is located in the park and shuttle service is available. 4 mi of hiking trails. Large picnic area with covered shelter is adjacent to a 37-site campground. Sites with electricity available.
Hours & DatesPark permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
Book an online reservation 24 hours a day.
Phone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY: 952-936-4008) Apr–Sep, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. D
- Open in fall
- Open in summer
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Located on a lake or river
- Canoes or kayaks available
- Hiking trail
- Lake/river access (boat ramp)
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Number/Type of Campsites
- Total number of campsites: 37
- Camping accessible to disabled
- Flush toilets in campground
- Group camp facilities
- Hot showers in campground
- Lodge/central building
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Sanitary dump station
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 209 reviews
If you want to see the world's deepest potholes and also the greatest concentration of potholes in a relatively small area, then the Glacial Potholes area in this park, is the place to come. How...
— Beverly D, July 18, 2021
We visited on the Wisconsin side and hiked Pothole Trail. It was a little challenging for seniors but were rewarded with beautiful views of the river below us.
— 113caroll, May 31, 2021
My family (35,30,11 years old) walked around the Glacial Potholes for the day. It was a beautiful day. The paths have numerous plaques to inform us of the information and history of the potholes...
— jordandemarre, September 28, 2020
We will definitely be back to kayak on the river and explore some of the trails! We just had time to do the Glacial Potholes. What beautiful scenery! Highly recommend this!!!
— paulaH9489ZL, September 20, 2020
Such a beautiful park, hiking was awesome! Definitely would go back. Next time I definitely want to do some kayaking.
— 380shannab, September 7, 2020