Jay Cooke State Park

State: Minnesota

Address 1: 780 Highway 210

City: Carlton

Zip: 55718

Phone: 218-384-4610

Open: Open all year

Open all Year: Yes

Number of Sites: 82

Electric: 21

Camp URL: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/jay_cooke/index.html

Full Hook: Yes

Trailblazers: this park is a must! Park trails link up to the Willard Munger State Trail at the north edge of the park; perfect for backpackers, bikers (both mountain and tour), hikers, horseback riders, and skiers.

Check out the wildflowers in the spring, and the vivid colors in the fall.

Walk on the swinging suspension bridge high above the raging St. Louis River.

Visit the historic cemetery and the gorge at Thomson Dam.

Campgrounds: Camping is available year round. The park has 82 campsites, including electric sites. In winter the park has 12 sites (including 6 electric sites) that are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Electric Sites: During the regular camping season the park has 21 electric sites available. In winter, six electric sites are available.

Special Notes for RV Campers: Some sites will not accommodate large units.

Reservations: Recommended for weekends, holidays and electric sites.