Winter camping

Yes, you can camp in winter! Many state park campgrounds stay open year-round.

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Read Minnesota Conservation Volunteer's article on winter camping at Itasca State Park for a few tips, and use this page to find a winter campsite with the amenities you want. Sometimes there are programs about winter camping, too - check out the events calendar at the bottom of this page to see if anything is scheduled. 

Minnesota state parks with winter campsites

Winter camping availability in Minnesota State ParksBig Bog SRABear Head LakeCascade RiverGeorge H. Crosby-ManitouTettegoucheSplit Rock LighthouseGooseberry FallsLake BemidjiSavanna PortageJay CookeMaplewoodGlendaloughLake CarlosMille Lacs KathioSt. CroixWild RiverLake MariaWilliam O'BrienAftonFrontenacWhitewaterFlandrauMinneopaMyre-Big Island

Download the 2021-2022 winter camping map

Events Calendar

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Please note: Occasionally, due to extreme weather or poor snow conditions, an event may need to be canceled or changed. When in doubt, call the park.