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Preserve Camp Coldwater Coalition

To preserve and protect the natural resources and
restore the cultural integrity of the Camp Coldwater area
and to acquaint all people with the historic Birthplace of Minnesota.

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How to get to Camp Coldwatere

Coldwater Spring is located on the former Bureau of Mines property. Click here for construction closure schedule.

From T.H. 55: Turn east at the 54th Street light and then quickly turn south on the new frontage road. Proceed one block to the Bureau of Mines front gate. Go through the gate and continue heading south one more block down the hill. Watch for the pond on the right.  The spring flows from the base of the flagstone structure in the NW corner of the pond. Welcome to the core of the Camp Coldwater Area.

Welcome to the birthplace of Minnesota.

Send e-mail to The Preserve Camp Coldwater Coalition.

click to read historical marker about Camp Coldwater