Camping

  1. Goats will be in Lake Elmo Park Reserve starting July 22

    Goats are going to be in the park starting Monday July 22. They are being used to browse on re-sprouts of buckthorn and honeysuckle. Read on...
  2. Pine Point Regional Park Master Plan Survey now available

    Washington County is seeking community input on the Pine Point Regional Park master plan. Your ideas will help inform the plan that will guide future recreation and natural resource improvements for the park. Read on...
  3. Campground Closure

    The Lake Elmo Modern Campground (sites 1-80) will be closed after September 8, 2019, for an improvement project. Read on...
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2019 Camping Season: April 26 - October 20

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  1. Lake Elmo Info
  2. St. Croix Bluffs Info
  3. Campground Policies
  4. Camping Rates
  5. Cancellations & Refunds

Lake Elmo Park Reserve

Volunteer Camp Host Information

Group Campground Features

  • Please call 651-430-8370 for reservations
  • Three sites available for groups of up to 50 people
  • Wheeled cart available for check-out at park office
  • Group Site #2 includes a small picnic shelter
  • Picnic table and fire ring/grill provided at each site
  • Vault or portable toilets available
  • One-day reservations allowed
  • Pets are not allowed

Hike-In Campground Features

  • Five hike-in tent sites - one tent per site
  • Hiking distance from parking lot is approximately 100 to 300 yards
  • Wheeled cart available for check-out at park office
  • Modern bathrooms and water available at the Nordic Center
  • Pets are not allowed

Modern Campground Features

  • Eighty campsites, suited for tents, trailers, or motor homes. Most sites are back-in
  • Electrical hook-ups at all sites with 20 or 30 amp; 50 amp at one site only
  • Camp Host/Work Camper sites include sewer hookup
  • Picnic table and fire ring/grill provided at each site
  • Modern bathroom facilities with flush toilets and hot showers
  • Trailer/RV dump station
  • Play area
  • Handicap accessible
  • Pets are not allowed
  • One camping unit per site

Rustic Campground Features

  • Twenty spacious non-electric back-in sites. One camping unit per site
  • Picnic table and fire ring/grill provided at each site
  • Horses allowed at each campsite
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Portable toilets available

**Entrance gate closes at 10 p.m..**
Gate card required for after hour entrance,
 available with deposit from the park office.