Camping: Standard (Drive-in)

camping in a Minnesota State Park


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Pick your favorite park or discover a new one - Minnesota state parks have over 3,000 campsites across the state. All sites include access to shower and toilet facilities, and many have optional electric and water hook-ups.

Pack the tent, gas up the RV, and dust off the bug spray. First time camper? Our beginner's guide has great tips for new campers!


  • Regular Season: $16 - $24 per night
  • Off-Season: $16 - $18 per night
  • Add $8/night for sites with electricity
  • Add $8/night for sites with water and/or sewer service
  • Standard camping rates and locations


  • Regular Season is typically late spring to mid-fall
  • Off-Season dates vary by park - check with park for details
  • Check-in: 4 p.m. (sites may be available earlier)
  • Check-out: 4 p.m.



  • Bathrooms: Water and toilet facilities are available near most sites. Please note during off-peak season, showers and flush toilet facilities are not available.
  • Capacity: Up to six people, one tent/RV per site
  • Cooking: All sites have a picnic table and fire ring with grill for cooking
  • Firewood: Can be purchased at the park office. Minnesota allows only approved firewood on DNR lands.
  • Pets: All pets must be kept on a leash of not more than six feet and personally attended at all times
  • Quiet Hours: From 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Remember to bring

  • Sleeping bags or other bedding
  • Cookware
  • Plates, cups, and eating utensils
  • Flashlight
  • Matches

Call 866-857-2757

TTY: 218-336-2189

October - March
8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday
April - September
8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Daily

Call center is closed holidays.

Make a Reservation

Online reservations can be made 24 hours a day, except for the first day a reservation becomes available. On that first day, reservations cannot be made online before 8 a.m.

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A non-refundable reservation fee ($10.00 for call center/$7.00 for web) is charged for each advance reservation. There is no reservation fee for same-day campsite reservations. The reservation fee (if applicable) and camping fees for the entire length of stay must be paid when the reservation is made.