‘Minnesota’s Wonder’: Mystery Cave & Forestville State Park

Spring Valley

What to Bring

Sturdy shoes (tennis or hiking shoes)
Full Day
> 10 Miles
3 Stops

Less than an hour’s drive from Rochester lies ‘Minnesota’s Wonder’, Mystery Cave. After a guided tour of cave exploration, make a day of it and find the town time left behind, explore Forestville State Park, and make sure to stop for a root beer float and a burger on the way home!

What to Expect

Great for all ages, this trip feels like a mini vacation, but close to home. This itinerary gives you a full day of exploration as well as new things to see and do.


  • Mystery Cave State Park
  • Park Office (Historic Forestvi...
  • A+W Drive-In

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Amy loves a good taco, finding hidden gems, and truly thinks Minnesota is the best place on earth.

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