Campgrounds near Elba, Minnesota

Campgrounds near Elba, Minnesota
Elba is located within the scenic Whitewater Valley in southeast Minnesota in Winona County. The city is three miles north of the picturesque Whitewater State Park, located on the Whitewater River, offering outstanding opportunities for canoeing, tubing and viewing wildlife. The Mississippi River is approximately 18 miles east, offering more opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Campers will not have a problem locating a wooded and private tent campsite in the surrounding area.

Prairie Island Campground

Approximately 19 miles east of Elba is the Prairie Island Campground in Winona. Located along the banks of the Mississippi River, the campground offers campers large, shaded campsites encompassed by large trees. There are 115 campsites for tent campers, which include a fire ring, picnic table and centrally located water faucets. There are 80 electric and water sites. The campground has restrooms, showers, a dump station and a camping store. Canoes and bikes are available for rent at the campground for those wanting to experience the Mississippi River up close. The campground also has a boat dock and launch for boaters wishing to venture into the river. There are various walking trails throughout the campground, as well as a deer park.

Prairie Island Campground
1120 Prairie Island Rd.
Winona, MN 55987
(507) 452-4501
prairieislandcampground.com

Whitewater State Park

Whitewater State Park is located approximately three miles south of Elba. Located on 2,700 acres, this heavily forested, picturesque park has limestone bluffs and deep ravines throughout it. The campground has 57 sites with water, a picnic table and a fire ring for tent campers. Campsites are large and wooded, with 47 sites having both electric and water. There are also six walk-in sites, as well as group camping. The park has restrooms, showers, a dump station, a picnic area and vault toilets. Hikers and wildlife enthusiasts will appreciate the park's 15 miles of hiking trails, which include self-guided and handicap accessible ones. There are six miles of cross-country skiing trails located within the park.

Whitewater State Park
19041 Hwy 74
Altura, MN 55910
(507) 932-3007
dnr.state.mn.us

Lazy-D Campground

Approximately two miles south of Elba is the Lazy-D Campground. The campground is located on the Whitewater River. There are eight campsites for tent campers that include a picnic table and fire ring, in a wooded, private setting. There are 107 sites, which include water and 50-amp service. The campground has a dump station, restrooms, showers, a heated pool and trail rides with horses for rent. Visitors can rent canoes, tubes and kayaks at the campground's camping store, for venturing down the Whitewater River.

Lazy-D Campground
18748 CR Rd 39
Altura, MN 55910
(507) 932-3098
lazydcampground.com

Article Written By Joyce Starr

Joyce Starr is a professional writer from Florida and owns a landscaping company and garden center. She has published articles about camping in Florida, lawn care and gardening and writes for a local gardening newsletter. She shares her love and knowledge of the outdoors and nature through her writing.

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