Discover 14 Must-Visit Campgrounds within an Hour of Rochester
My husband and I love camping. It's nice to get out of the house for an extended period of time, we get a chance to get out an enjoy nature in our few short warm months. If your family is also looking for spots to camp this summer, I accumulated a list of some of the top rated campgrounds in southeast Minnesota.
All of these campgrounds are within an hour of Rochester, Minnesota. You don't have to go far from home to have a fun camping experience.
Some of the campsites are more focused on really getting you into nature. Others have lots of attractions like a pool and are quite family-friendly.
Some of the Best Campgrounds within an Hour of Rochester, Minnesota
(In alphabetical order.)
Bluff Valley Campgrounds - Zumbro Falls
Carley State Park - Plainview
Chester Woods Park - Eyota
Eagle Cliff Campground - Lanesboro
Frontenac State Park - Frontenac
Great River Bluffs State Park - Winona
Hay Creek Valley Campground - Red Wing
John A. Latsch State Park - Minnesota City
Lake Byllesby Park - Cannon Falls
Lazy D Campground - Altura
Myre-Big Island State Park - Albert Lea
Mystery Cave State Park - Spring Valley
Nerstrand Big Woods State Park - Nerstrand
Whitewater State Park - Altrua
There are tons and tons of camping options around southeast Minnesota so this is definitely not all of them! If none of these tickle your fancy take a peek on Google to see what other options are out there.