Historic Forestville has everything you need for a memorable visit back in time.


The Historic Forestville parking lot is located three-quarters of a mile past the park office, just south of the river and historic site. A state park vehicle permit is required.


A small museum store is located in the visitor center. The store is open during regular site hours.


Visitors are welcome to enjoy picnics. No food service is available on site.


Modern restrooms are available inside the visitor center.


Pets are allowed on the grounds but must remain on a leash. Pets are not allowed inside the historic buildings. Certified service animals are allowed in all locations.

First aid

The site is equipped with first aid kits and AEDs.

Lost and found

If items are lost, please call the site at 507-765-2785.


For rental opportunities, please contact 507-765-2785.

Cell service

Please note that cellular service in the area is very limited.


WiFi is available when the visitor center is open.