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Afton State Park

36 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Located on the St. Croix River, just 20 miles east of Saint Paul, Afton State Park is great for those looking for camping near Minneapolis and is 1600 acres of rolling prairies, oak woodlands, and limestone river canyons amid an ancient glacial landscape. The land for the park was acquired in 1967,…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups

Reviews

36 Reviews of Afton State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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EThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2021

Great First Backpacking Trip

This summer we took our 7 year-old here as a trial of backpacking camping with him.

This is a little more than a mile, and so it was super approachable for all of us to hike-in with all of our things. There was a good amount of hiking, some hills up and down and such, but a good length for a…

Month of VisitAugust
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Reviewed Jul. 10, 2021

All time favorite

The eagles soar as you swim in the sandy, shallow warm river stream. What more could you want?

  • Winter, nearing end of Feb.
  • Water Level Shot
  • Love this part
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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2021

Terrific Semi-secluded carry-in sites

First, terrific park. Lots of trails with a wide variety of landscapes. Prairie, forest, river, it’s got it all.

My campsite was perfect. The woods made it very secluded. It was close enough to water and bathrooms so it wasn’t bad if you planned. They do have firewood available however it is long…

Site17
Month of VisitApril

Location

Afton State Park is located in Minnesota

Address

6959 Peller Ave South
Hastings, MN 55033

Coordinates

44.84800024 N
92.79100028 W

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