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/CH1EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPENOPEN
Bear Head Lake State Park (tour)EBear Head Lake FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Beaver Creek Valley State Park (tour)EBeaver Creek Valley/14EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Big Bog SRA (tour)EBig BogFILLEDFILLEDOPENOPENOPEN
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*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Bowstring State Forest Moose Lake/mapOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Bowstring State Forest Cottonwood Lake/mapOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Buffalo River State Park (tour)E/WPrairie View/CH8EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Camden State Park (tour)EUpper/CH55*OPENFILLEDFILLEDOPENOPEN
Camden State Park (tour)ELower/CH14*OPENOPENOPENFILLEDOPEN
Cascade River State Park (tour)ECascade River/CH18FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Charles A. Lindbergh
State Park
 (tour)
ECharles A. LindberghFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED 
Crow Wing State Forest Greer Lake/mapOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Crow Wing State Park (tour)ECrow WingFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Cuyuna Country SRA (tour)E/W/SPortsmouth/2EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Father Hennepin State Park (tour)E/W/SLakeview/CH51FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Flandrau State Park (tour)EFlandrau/33E*OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Forestville/Mystery Cave
State Park
 (tour)
EForestville/CH51E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Fort Ridgely State Park (tour)EFort Ridgely/CH25FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Franz Jevne State Park (tour) Franz JevneOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Frontenac State Park (tour)EFrontenac/12EFILLEDFILLEDOPENFILLEDOPEN
General C.C. Andrews State Forest Willow River/map FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
George Washington State Forest Bear Lake*OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
George Washington State Forest Button Box Lake*/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
George Washington State Forest Larson Lake*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
George Washington State ForestELost Lake*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
George Washington State ForestEOwen Lake*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
George Washington State Forest Thistledew*/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPENOPEN
George Washington State Forest Togo Horse Camp*/mapOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Glacial Lakes State Park (tour)ELower/CH03FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Glendalough State Park (tour)ECart-inFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Gooseberry Falls State Park (tour)EGooseberry Falls/CH57 FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Great River Bluffs State Park (tour)EGreat River Bluffs/6E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Hayes Lake State Park (tour)EHayes Lake/CH19FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Interstate State Park (tour)EInterstate/CH7EFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Itasca State Park (tour)E/WBear Paw/22E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Itasca State Park (tour)E/WPine Ridge/141E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Judge C.R. Magney State Park (tour)EJudge C.R. Magney/CH1 FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
Kabetogama State ForestE/WWakemup Bay/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Kabetogama State ForestEWoodenfrog/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Kilen Woods State Park (tour)EKilen WoodsFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
La Salle Lake SRA (tour)E/W/SLa Salle Lake/CH11*OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
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 FILLEDFILLEDFILLED 
Lake Carlos State Park (tour)E/W/SLower/CH77FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Lake Carlos State Park (tour)EUpper/CH34 FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Lake Louise State Park (tour)ELake Louise/CH20FILLEDOPENOPENFILLEDFILLED
Lake Shetek State Park (tour)E/W/SOak Woods/CH17OPENFILLEDFILLEDOPENFILLED
Lake Vermilion - Soudan Underground Mine State Park (tour)E/W/SCampground*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Land O' Lakes State ForestE/WClint Converse/mapOPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Maplewood State Park (tour)E/W/SMaplewood*OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
McCarthy Beach State Park (tour) Beatrice Lake/B2*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
McCarthy Beach State Park (tour)ESide Lake/CH18*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Mille Lacs Kathio State Park (tour)EMille Lacs Kathio Petaga/CH33*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Monson Lake State Park (tour)EMonson Lake/CH19OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Moose Lake State Park (tour)EMoose Lake/CH17*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Myre-Big Island State Park (tour)EBig Island/CH5EFILLEDFILLEDOPENFILLEDFILLED
Myre-Big Island State Park (tour)EWhite Fox/CH37FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPENFILLED
Nerstrand-Big Woods State Park (tour)E/W/SNerstrand/CH45FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Old Mill State Park (tour)E/WOld Mill OPENFILLEDFILLED 
Paul Bunyan State ForestE/WMantrap Lake*/mapOPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
Pillsbury State Forest Rock Lake/mapFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Red River SRA (tour)E/W/SSherlock Park/CH94*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
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/mapFILLEDOPENFILLEDOPENOPEN
St. Croix State Park (tour)ERiverview/CH2E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Sakatah Lake State Park (tour)ESakatah LakeFILLEDFILLEDOPENOPENFILLED
Sand Dunes State ForestE/W/SAnn Lake*/mapFILLEDFILLEDOPENOPENFILLED
Savanna Portage State Park (tour)ESavanna Portage/CH31* OPENOPENOPENFILLED
Scenic State Park (tour)E/WChase Point/CH68*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDOPEN
Schoolcraft State Park (tour)ESchoolcraft/CH22*OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
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*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Upper Sioux Agency State Park (tour)E/WYellow Medicine River/CH16*FILLEDOPENOPENOPENFILLED
Upper Sioux Agency State Park (tour) Horse Camp/CH21*
(Multiple host sites available.)
OPENOPENOPENOPENOPEN
Whitewater State Park (tour)E/W/SMinneiska/228E*FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Wild River State Park (tour)EWild River/CH59FILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
William O'Brien State Park (tour)ERiverway/28E*OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
William O'Brien State Park (tour)ESavanna/74E*OPENFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED
Zippel Bay State Park (tour) Angler'sFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLEDFILLED