Yawkey Mine Lake has three, seven-person yurts along the west side of Yawkey Mine Lake for ride-in, ride-out Cuyuna camping. Yurts are available year-round so you can enjoy the mountain bike trails in all seasons. This is an incredible ride-in, ride-out experience when you stay at Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area. The yurts now feature larger woodstoves to keep you toasty in the winter. There are no showers, but there are vault toilets on site. These yurts are highly private from each other and are in a wooded, very Cuyuna setting.

There is no electricity and no indoor flames or cooking allowed inside Cuyuna yurts. MN DNR doesn’t allow pets at the yurts, either. Free firewood for the indoor woodstoves is provided in the winter.

RSVP a year in advance to get your Cuyuna yurt—they’re that popular for those who visit the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area. For more information or to reserve your Cuyuna camping, visit: