Reservations & Permits
Beginning May 1, 2019, the Historic Courthouse will be open daily. Public hours will be 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday; and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Read on...
The Lake Elmo Modern Campground (sites 1-80) will be closed after September 8, 2019, for an improvement project. Read on...
All vehicles entering a park require a vehicle permit, including vehicles belonging to registered campers and picnic shelter users. The permit is valid in all Washington, Anoka, and Carver county parks.
Vehicle permits are not required along the Hardwood Creek Trail, or at the Historic Courthouse. Vehicle permits are also not required in any park on the first non-holiday Tuesday of each month, or on the first Saturday of June, which is "Explore Your Parks Day" in Washington County.
ReservationsCamping and Pavilion reservations begin in January (see our Camping page to the left for more specific dates) for the upcoming season. Reservations can be made on-line or by calling one of our Park Offices (right-hand column of this page).
|Annual (valid for 12 months from month of purchase)||$30|
|2nd Annual (same household, purchased at same time as 1st annual)||$20|
|Rustic Sites (no electricity)||$23 per night|
|Campsites with 20/30 am electricity||$29 per night|
|Campsite with 50 amp electricity||$30 per night|
|Campsites with 50 amp electricity and water||$37 per night|
|Group Campsites||$50 Monday - Thursday
$65 Friday - Sunday
|Group Campsite with shelter||$65 Monday - Thursday
$80 Friday - Sunday
|Group Campsite with shelter & electricity||$73 Monday - Thursday
$88 Friday - Sunday
|Reservation Fee (non-refundable)||$8|
|Gate Card Deposit
*Access after hours for registered campers only.
|Big Marine Pavilion||$40||$80|
|Cottage Grove Ravine Pavilion||First come, first served||First come, first served|
|Eagle Ridge Pavilion - St. Croix Bluffs||$40||$80|
|Hilltop Pavilion - St. Croix Bluffs||$150||$300|
|North Pavilion - Lake Elmo||$150||$300|
|South Pavilion - Lake Elmo||$150||$300|
|Picnic Kit rental (includes bocce ball, horseshoes, volleyball, etc.)||$10|
|Dump Station (non-camper)||$15|
|Orienteering Course maps (Lake Elmo Park Reserve only)||$4|