Description

Hey hikers, looking for a place to camp near expansive and diverse hiking trails? Try Kilen Woods State Park Campground. First thing you should do after you lace up your hiking boots is head out on the woodland trail, past the cascading Des Moines River, and up to the Dinosaur Ridge overlook for great views of the river valley. Bring your camera to capture the creeks, oak savannas, and prairie grasslands of the trails. You can also set off in your canoe or cast a line to do some fishin’ in the streams.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
37 sites
Up to guests per site
Hike in
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Kilen Woods State Park Campground.

Forest
River, stream, or...
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Kate S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 28th, 2016

Nice campground and great showers but the trails are not too well maintained. It was also extremely windy.

Hipcamper Becca S.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
June 23rd, 2018
Hipcamper Paula B.
recommends this listing.
February 19th, 2017
Park
Kilen Woods State Park
State
Minnesota
Country
United States
Phone Number
507-831-2900 ext 221
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.73° N, 95.062° W
$19/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 4 Sites
(Up to people per site)
$19/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 33 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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