Campground host locations

Campground hosts relaxing at sunset on a lake shoreline in a Minnesota state park.

Picked out a location? Fill out your campground host application here. Applications are accepted all summer long, but must be received at least 30 days prior to the date you wish to begin serving as a host. Look at the campground reservation map for details like these, about your site!


To find out which site is available, select the month and find out which campsite is filled or open to host.

OPEN - Host location open.
FILLED - Host location filled.
Tour - View a virtual tour of the area.
Host Site - Host campsite location on map.
E - Electricity available at campsite.
W - Water available at campsite.
S - Recreational vehicle (RV) sewer hook-up at campsite.
* - Extended seasons available during April and/or October.

Location / Virtual TourE/W/SCampground / Host SiteMayJunJulAugSep
Banning State Park (tour)EBanning/CH1EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Bear Head Lake State Park (tour)EBear Head Lake FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Beaver Creek Valley State Park (tour)EBeaver Creek Valley/14EOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Big Bog SRA (tour)EBig BogFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Big Stone Lake State Park (tour)EMeadowbrook Area/CH18FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Birch Lakes State ForestE/W/SBirch Lake/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Blue Mounds State Park (tour)E/WBlue Mounds/23E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPENOPEN
Bowstring State Forest Moose Lake/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Bowstring State Forest Cottonwood Lake/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Buffalo River State Park (tour)E/WPrairie View/CH8EOPENFILLEDFILLEDOPENOPEN
Camden State Park (tour)EUpper/CH55*OPENOPENFILLEDOPENOPEN
Camden State Park (tour)ELower/CH14*OPENOPENFILLEDOPENOPEN
Cascade River State Park (tour)ECascade River/CH18OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Charles A. Lindbergh
State Park
 (tour)
ECharles A. LindberghFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED 
Crow Wing State ForestE/SGreer Lake/mapOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Crow Wing State Park (tour)ECrow WingFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Cuyuna Country SRA (tour)E/SPortsmouth/2EOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Father Hennepin State Park (tour)E/W/SLakeview/CH51OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Flandrau State Park (tour)EFlandrau/33E*OPENOPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Forestville/Mystery Cave
State Park
 (tour)
EForestville/CH51E*OPENOPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Fort Ridgely State Park (tour)EFort Ridgely/CH25OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Fort Ridgely State Park (tour)E/WEquestrian Campground/H2EOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Franz Jevne State Park (tour) Franz JevneOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Frontenac State Park (tour)EFrontenac/12EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
General C.C. Andrews State Forest Willow River/map FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
George Washington State Forest Bear Lake*OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
George Washington State Forest Button Box Lake*/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
George Washington State Forest Larson Lake*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
George Washington State ForestELost Lake*OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
George Washington State ForestEOwen Lake*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
George Washington State Forest Thistledew*/mapOPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
George Washington State Forest Togo Horse Camp*/mapOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Glacial Lakes State Park (tour)ELower/CH03OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Glendalough State Park (tour)ECart-inFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Gooseberry Falls State Park (tour)EGooseberry Falls/CH57FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Great River Bluffs State Park (tour)EGreat River Bluffs/6E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Hayes Lake State Park (tour)EHayes Lake/CH19FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Interstate State Park (tour)EInterstate/CH7EOPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Itasca State Park (tour)E/WBear Paw/22E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Itasca State Park (tour)E/WPine Ridge/141E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Jay Cooke State Park (tour)E/WJay Cooke/CH3EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Judge C.R. Magney State Park (tour)EJudge C.R. Magney/CH1 FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Kabetogama State ForestE/WWakemup Bay/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Kabetogama State ForestEWoodenfrog/mapOPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Kilen Woods State Park (tour)EKilen WoodsFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
La Salle Lake SRA (tour)E/W/SLa Salle Lake/CH11*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Lac qui Parle State Park (tour)ELower/CH21*OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Lac qui Parle State Park (tour)E/W/SUpper/CH21*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Lake Bemidji State Park (tour)E/WLake Bemidji/49EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Lake Bronson State Park (tour)ELakeside/CH10FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Lake Bronson State Park (tour)ETwo Rivers/H158 OPENOPENOPEN 
Lake Carlos State Park (tour)E/W/SLower/CH77FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Lake Carlos State Park (tour)EUpper/CH34 FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Lake Louise State Park (tour)ELake Louise/CH20FILLEDOPENOPENOPENFILLED
Lake Shetek State Park (tour)E/W/SOak Woods/CH17FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Lake Vermilion - Soudan Underground Mine State Park (tour)E/W/SCampground*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Land O' Lakes State ForestE/W/SClint Converse/mapOPENOPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Maplewood State Park (tour)E/W/SMaplewood*OPENOPENFILLEDOPENFILLED
McCarthy Beach State Park (tour) Beatrice Lake/B2*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
McCarthy Beach State Park (tour)ESide Lake/CH18*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Mille Lacs Kathio State Park (tour)EMille Lacs Kathio Petaga/CH33*OPENFILLEDOPENOPENOPEN
Minneopa State Park (tour)ERed Fox/A32E*OPENFILLEDOPENFILLEDFILLED
Monson Lake State Park (tour)EMonson Lake/CH19OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Moose Lake State Park (tour)EMoose Lake/CH17*FILLEDFILLEDOPENFILLEDFILLED
Myre-Big Island State Park (tour)EBig Island/CH5EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Myre-Big Island State Park (tour)EWhite Fox/CH37FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park (tour)E/WNerstrand/CH45FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
Old Mill State Park (tour)E/WOld Mill OPENOPENOPEN 
Paul Bunyan State ForestE/WMantrap Lake*/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
Pillsbury State Forest Rock Lake/mapOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Red River SRA (tour)E/W/SSherlock Park/CH94*OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Rice Lake State Park (tour)ERice Lake/B1E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Richard J. Dorer Memorial
Hardwood State Forest
 Kruger/map OPENOPENOPEN 
Richard J. Dorer Memorial
Hardwood State Forest
EZumbro Bottoms/mapOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
St. Croix State Park (tour)ERiverview/CH2E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Sakatah Lake State Park (tour)ESakatah LakeOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Sand Dunes State ForestE/W/SAnn Lake*/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Savanna Portage State Park (tour)ESavanna Portage/CH31* FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Scenic State Park (tour)E/WChase Point/CH68*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Schoolcraft State Park (tour)ESchoolcraft/CH22*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Sibley State Park (tour)ELakeview/OF2*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Split Rock Creek State Park (tour)E/W/SPrairie Lake/CH7E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Temperance River State Park (tour)EUpper/CH38*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Tettegouche State Park (tour)EBaptism River/CH34*FILLEDFILLEDOPENOPENFILLED
Upper Sioux Agency State Park (tour)E/WYellow Medicine River/CH16*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPENFILLED
Upper Sioux Agency State Park (tour) Horse Camp/CH21*
(Multiple host sites available.)
OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Whitewater State Park (tour)E/W/SMinneiska/228E*OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
Wild River State Park (tour)EWild River/CH59OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
William O'Brien State Park (tour)ERiverway/28E*OPENOPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
William O'Brien State Park (tour)ESavanna/74E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Zippel Bay State Park (tour) Angler'sFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED