Fees - effective January 1, 2015

  • Camping
  • Golfing
  • Horse Pass
  • Lodging
  • State Forests
  • Tours
  • Vehicle Permits

Camping Fees

Standard campsites (modern bathrooms with showers)

$15-$23/night

Rustic campsites (primitive toilets, no showers)

$15-$19/night

Remote campsites (not accessible by car)

$15-$23/night

Equestrian campsites

$21-$23/night

Tipi and wall tent rental

$30-$35/night

Yurts

$50-$65/night

   

Group campsites

$50-$250/night

Seasonal and monthly campsites

$250-$1,000

Electric hookup

add $8/night/site

Water and sewer hookup

add $6/night/site

Campsite reservation fee
(Fee per campsite reserved. Fee is nonrefundable)

$8.50 (online reservations)

$10.00 (call-center)

Discounted state park camping rates
For all visitors, the standard campsite rate is reduced to an off-season rate when showers and flush toilet facilities are not available.

Wheelchair iconMinnesota residents with physical disabilities (permit issued by the State or Federal Access Pass holders) are eligible for a half-priced campsite fee Sunday through Thursday nights. The discounted fee applies to drive-in, backpack, walk-in, and other rustic or remote campsites.

Campsite reservations information

Fort Ridgely State Park Golf Course Fees (tax included)

 

Nine Holes

All Day

Weekday Green Fee Monday - Friday, excluding holidays

Adults

Juniors (age 15 or under)

 

$9

$5

 

$14

$7

Weekend Green Fee (Saturday, Sunday, and holidays)

Adults

Juniors (age 15 or under)

 

$13

$7

 

$18

$9

Group Rate each person
(20 persons or more, Monday - Friday for nine holes)

$5 ea

N/A

12-Round Punch Card (no expiration)

$100

N/A

Season Permits

Individual

Dual (two individuals living in the same household)

Family (individuals living in the same household)

Junior (age 15 or under)

$175

$225

$300

$80

Equipment Rental

Golf Clubs

Golf Cart - Pull Cart

$3 per day

$2 per day

Horse Trail Pass

Annual permit

$21

Daily Horse Trail pass

$5

Frequently Asked Questions about the horse trail pass

Lodging Fees (not including tax unless otherwise noted)

Camper cabin (tax included)
Rustic 12' x 16' cabin. No indoor plumbing or electricity.

$55-$65/night
Sun-Thurs $55/night

Fri-Sat $65/night

Camper cabins with electricity and/or heat (tax included)
Rustic 12' x 16' cabin. Have electricity and/or heat but no indoor plumbing. Most cabins are available for use year-round.

$60-70/night
Sun-Thurs $60/night

Fri-Sat $70/night

Yurts
Bring sleeping bags and pads, and cookware. Outdoor grill is provided.

$50-65/night

 

Chalet at Fort Ridgely
Accommodates up to 25 people. Open room with fireplace. Bring sleeping bags and pads.

$80/night

Farmhouse at Fort Ridgely
Handicapped-accessible rustic farmhouse accommodates six people. Cooking is not allowed inside.

$60/night

Cabin at Scenic
One bedroom with fireplace, hot plate, and small refrigerator. Rustic with no indoor plumbing.

$85/night

Cabins at St. Croix
5 available plus the Jackpine Cabin. Each cabin accommodates two people and includes a double bed, kitchenette and bath (toilet & sink only). Bring own bedding and linens.

$85/night

Guesthouse 1 and Guesthouse 2 at St. Croix
Accommodates 12 to 15 people with fully-equipped kitchen, livingroom, bedrooms and baths.

$215/night

Garni Guesthouse at Savanna Portage
Modern one-bedroom, bathroom house with fully-equipped kitchen. Sleeps six with heat and running water. Bring own bedding and linens.

$105/night

Guesthouse at Wild River
Modern two-bedroom, bathroom house with fully-equipped kitchen, air conditioning and living room. Accommodates up to six people. Bring own bedding and linens.

$110/night

Guesthouse at Bear Head Lake

3-bedroom 2 bathroom house with fully-equipped kitchen. Accommodates up to 10 people including children. Bring your own bedding and linens.

Value rate is per night, and applies Sunday through Thursday, November through May. Excludes Christmas Eve through New Year's Day and Sundays on holiday weekends.

Standard Rate

Value Rate

$160

$130

Tettegouche Camp

Rustic walk-in or ski-in cabins with no indoor plumbing. Modern toilet/shower building in the camp. Six person maximum for Cabins A-C; maximum capacity for Cabin D is two. Listed rates are per night for up to two people. Additional persons 12 years or older are $10 per person per night. More about Tettegouche Camp...

Value rate is per night, and applies Sunday through Thursday, November through May. Excludes Christmas Eve through New Year's Day and Sundays on holiday weekends.

 

Standard Rate

Value Rate

Cabin A - Tettegouche Camp
Two-room cabin with porch and view of lake has living/kitchenette/dining area and a separate bedroom, with two twin over full-sized bunk beds.

$120

$95

 

 

Cabin B - Tettegouche Camp
Three-room log cabin on lakeshore has a porch, living/kitchenette/dining area and two bedrooms, each with one full over full-sized bunk bed.

$140

$115

 

 

Cabin C - Tettegouche Camp
Three-room cabin is near the lodge and shower building and has a view of lake from its two screened porches. Cabin has small kitchen, living/dining room and bedroom with two twin over full-sized bunk beds.

$120

$95

 

 

Cabin D - Tettegouche Camp
One-room cabin has one full sized bed, kitchenette, and a small screened-in porch. Located near the shower building, the cabin is handicapped accessible.

$110

$95

 

 

Illgen Falls cabin at Tettegouche
Regular rate applies Fri. & Sat. year-round and 7-days a week from June-Oct. Also includes Christmas Eve through New Year's Day and Sunday of holiday weekends.

$180

$140

 

 

Itasca Lodging

Itasca State Park offers a wide variety of lodging options, ranging from seasonal private cabins to year-round suites. More on Itasca lodging...

Douglas Lodge Room

$80/night, $480/week

Douglas Lodge Suite

$135/night, $810/week

Itasca Clubhouse Unit

$495/night, $2970/week

Bear Paw Guesthouse - May through October

$310/night, $1,860/week

Douglas Lodge Four Season Suites - Monday prior to Memorial Day through October

$145/night, $870/week

Douglas Lodge Four Season Suitesx - November 1 through Sunday prior to Memorial Day

$100/night, $600/week

Douglas Lodge Four-plex (fireplace rooms)

$100/night, $600/week

Douglas Lodge Cabins

$130 - $215/night,

$780-$1290/week

Bear Paw Cabins

$105/night, $630/week


East Cabin

$230/night, $1,380/week

Lake Ozawindib Cabin

$150/night, $900/week

Nicolet Cabin

$45/night, $270/week

Black Bear Guesthouse
It sleeps ten, and is available year-round. Three bedrooms with four queen-sized beds and a pull-out futon that can sleep two. Located in La Salle State Recreation Area.

Peak season is the Monday prior to Memorial Day through October 31, off-season is November 1 through Sunday prior to Memorial Day Weekend.

Peak Season

Off-Season

$225/night,

$1,350/week

$225/night,

$900/week

Lone Wolf Cabin

Two bedroom heated cabin with two queen beds, tucked a half mile back from the lakeshore. It sleeps four. The cabin is available year-round and is located in La Salle State Recreation Area.

Peak season is the Monday prior to Memorial Day through October 31, off-season is November 1 through Sunday prior to Memorial Day Weekend. 

Peak Season

Off-Season

 

$200/night,

$1,200/week

 

$200/night,

$800/week

Group Centers

Eight state parks have group centers for hosting large groups (ranging from 60 to 215 people). All group centers include dining areas, kitchens, and bathrooms. Overnight and day use rentals are available. More about Group Centers...

Group Centers rent from $130 to $500 per night or $5 per person, whichever is greater.

Dishonored checks service fee

$30

More lodging reservations information...

State Forest Campground Fees

Campsite

$14/night

Equestrian Campsite

$16/night

Group Areas
(vault toilets, no showers)

$50/night

Tours

Daily tours generally run Memorial Day through Labor Day, with weekend tours available later in the fall. Call the park for more information.

Tours charge the adult fee for anyone over the age of 12. Child rate applies to children aged 5-12. No fee for children under 5 years old. Some cave tours have age restrictions. Call the park for more information.

  Adults Children

Hill Annex Mine State Park: Historic Mine Tour or Fossil Hunter Tour
Additional tour information, including pricing for school groups

$10

$6

Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park: Several cave tours are available. For additional tour information, including pricing for educational and group tours, find the tour that fits your needs. *Prices, and age requirements vary.

$12*

$7*

Soudan Underground Mine State Park: Underground Mine Tour or High Energy Physics Lab Tour
Additional tour information, including pricing for educational and off-season tours

$12

$7

Minnesota State Parks Vehicle Permits

Permits are valid for one year from the month of purchase. Discounted rate for additional permits for other vehicles you own. Trade in a one-day permit and get $5 off a year-round permit (limit one $5 credit per year-round permit). More information about permits.

Year-round vehicle permit

$25

Additional vehicle permit

$18

Year-round motorcycle permit
(Fits in a wallet; not attached to windshield)

$20

Minnesota annual permit for persons with disabilities
(Requires Minnesota Wheelchair symbol: accessible recreation opportunities. plates or certificate and proof of vehicle ownership. Also available to those with permits issued by the State, or Federal Access Pass holders.)

$12

Daily permit
(Same rate for all vehicles, including motorcycles)

$5

Daily group permit
(10 vehicle minimum, 24-hour notice. Check at park office for details.)

$3

Disabled veterans and active duty military personnel
Disabled veterans and active duty military personnel can get discounted or free Minnesota State Park vehicle permits. Learn more.

K-12 educators on school-sanctioned activities
A daily vehicle permit will be issued free of charge for any vehicle transporting K-12 students, chaperones, teachers and coaches for school sanctioned activities.