We really enjoyed this State Park. It has a lot of biking and hiking areas. The sites all had tall mature trees around them. Some of the sites were longer and more private than others. The camping area is quite a ways off of the main road (5 Miles). The sites were nice and level.
This is a very nice park. We had a very long site as most of them are. This is a very large State Park with many hiking and biking trails. It has a lot to offer. It is one of the few State Parks on the North Shore that offers camping for larger units. We will be back. Very nice!
Nice State Park. It is a very busy park. There is a lot to do here. You can go up and walk through the Headwaters of the Mississippi River on the north side of the park. I would suggest reservations well in advance here. This park has very good signage marking where things are and how to get to them.
This park has some fishing piers and a swimming beach. They have horse camp sites also. The sites were smaller than most Minnesota State Park. The dump station was on the wrong side of the road when you dump on your way out.
Nice peaceful state park. Nice lakes, trails, and other things to do. We stayed in the Lower Campground; it only has electric hookups. The signage to find the campground's the office was not marked well at all.
This is a very nice campground. Like people have said in the past, it is missing mature shade trees. There was a lot to see and do here. Nice level back-in sites that had good space. Just missed the shade and some privacy.
We have stayed here a few different times and it is one of the kids favorites. Nice spaced sites with a good layout. There is no shade at all. The kids like the pool. They do have a big amusement park right behind the campground. No fire pits for a bonfire.
We loved it here! You are just a short walk or bike ride from a beautiful white sand beach of The Gulf of Mexico. We ended up staying longer then we planned to go and swim in the The Gulf. It was absolutely beautiful. We are already trying to plan a return trip for next year. Very friendly staff.
Very nice! Take time to enjoy a day or two at the campground. The kids loved the pool and the games at the pool. Nightly fireworks at the marina that you could see from Disney World. We had a great time here. Staff was friendly and helpful.
This was very nice park. Some of the sites were not level. We did not look any further then the pull through sites. They are very tight getting in and out of. The park had a lot of things to do at it. A very nice lake. I prefer a back in site but with the size of these sites I would strongly suggest a pull through for a bigger vehicle. If in the area, we will be back.
A nice state park, a little on the smaller side. To get turned around it is very tight. Sites are nice and level with not much privacy between you and your neighbors. I would probably not stay here again.
This KOA has rather small sites. We got a big pull-through site even though we had ask for back-in. I was OK with that as it was a big site and the park was not full. This park does not have many large sites for bigger units. The pool was not open yet and that was one of the main reasons I booked that specific campground. The hosts were out and about most of our stay, that was nice to see. The hostess brought us cookies and a complimentary newspaper on our first night's stay. A very nice touch. The host and hostess were also very friendly and willing to answer any and all questions. Very easy to get to if you are coming into Rochester.
Very nice park next to a 9-hole golf course. It is a nice and quiet park that is very busy on the weekends. I would highly recommend this park to anyone especially with young kids. Nice playground area. Most of the sites are well shaded. Some sites are large and others are smaller for tents or a popup. We enjoy this one very much.
This is a nice State Park. The Park is off of 95 between Taylors Falls and Stillwater and is located on the St. Croix River. The park is very big with a swimming beach, boat launch, canoe rental, picnic area and many other things. The sites in the Savanna Campground part of the park seemed bigger then the ones in the Riverway Campground part. Both Campgrounds were shaded with Riveryway being much more shaded. Overall a very nice park along a scenic river. We will be back.
This was one of the biggest state parks that we have been to. The sites are big, the park is big, and overall it is just a wonderful park. We stayed in a site with electricity and it was nice and level. Most of the sites are very big and they are long. It is in a sandy area, so there is sand around. The roads into the park are all paved. The campsites are at least 2 miles from the main gate to the park. It puts you back into wilderness. There is alot of animals in the park. We will be back as this was one of the best.
This is a very nice park that is on a very nice lake. The sites are all back in sites. They all have a good view of the lake. There is a very large and nice playground. The bathrooms are very nice and clean. The east side sites have more shade than the west ones do. Very nice park. Well maintained. We will be back.
This was a nice clean park, the staff was very friendly and helpful. It has a nice pool nearby that was not open yet. The golf course and ball fields were nice. They have playground equipment in 2 different areas of the park and they are both nice. One of the sets of playground equipment is much newer than the other. The park has 28 sites, 24 of which have full hookups. The downside is that this park should not have that many sites. It is way to small for that many sites. For us the single most important part of a camping site is space and location. We did not have a very good location, and there certainly was not much space between camping sites. This would probably be one we should have went to during the week instead of on the weekend when they were full. I don't think we will be back as there is many more in the area for us to explore.
This is a State Park that has so much to offer. It has miles of hiking trails, a nice water fall that is just a short hike from the campground. It has a playground and geo caching. It is very quiet and wooded. We stayed in site 7 because we did not have reservations but it was a nice site and would stay there again. We will be back. If you are planning on a weekend in the summer make sure you have reservations or get there early enough to get a non reservable site.
We did not really get to enjoy this campground as it was very cold and raining while we were staying here. We stayed in The Base Camp and would not advise staying in that one as the access to the sites is very small and tight to get in and out of, but it is very close to the office, pool, and playground. We did go around the whole campground (which is huge) and found some very nice sites up in the Lower Ranch Camp and The Island Camp. The Line Camp also had some nice sites, but I would try the other two first. There were deer all over there. During our 2 day stay we must have seen over 50 deer. They do have a nice heated pool and hot tub, but they were not open when we were there because it was too cold. I wish that the weather would have been nicer when we were there as this is a nice campground to be able to explore.
Another beautiful state park. This park has so much to do. It has a water park, horse riding, bike trails, and a lake. We did not explore the lake area, but the bike trails were wonderful. It has a playground just across from site number one. We stayed in site 1 so that the kids could go and play on the playground. It was nice and level. Some sites are smaller and tighter than others, but there was plenty of room to get around. There is a definite buzz from the highway (I-80) that you can hear. It was not bad when we were inside sleeping. You will also need to purchase a daily park pass that is $4 per day from noon to noon. This park is wonderful. and we will try and get back when we can stay longer to enjoy more of it.
We stayed here on a weekend, and it is a very busy park on the weekend. There is so much to do at this park. We stayed in site 123. It was one of the better sites that I saw. I would have also picked 121 or site 61. 61 was more shaded than the rest of them. They have back-in or pull-in, or sites that you just pull off to the side. Some of the sites have concrete slabs and others are just rock. The volunteer hosts take such good care of the campsites. After each camper leaves they go and tidy up the site and rake the gravel and have it very nice and ready to go for the next person. I was very impressed with that part of the campground. The one downside that we did notice is you can hear the freeway noise from the campground. It is not terribly loud, but you can hear it throughout the park. This campground also does not have a lot of shaded areas. The park has lots of bike trails, a big lake, and a nice beach. This was a very nice park and we will be back our next time through.
We stayed here on a Tuesday evening. I wish we could have stayed longer. This is very nice State Park. People were friendly, the park was beautiful, and everything was very clean. We stayed in the East Campground along the lake in site 43. Other sites I would recommend would be 44 or 45. If and when we get back we will try to get into site 45. We could see the playground from there and the kids could play and ride bikes. We pretty much had the whole campground to ourselves. Most of the sites had electricity but no water or sewer. Fine for us we were there only the one night. This park is very quiet; you will probably wake up to the sound of the birds singing. There is a daily park pass required that cost $6 and lasted from noon until noon the next day. The camping cost was $16 a day. Very reasonable for such a nice park. It is located about 6 miles south of I-90 and is well marked to get into. You register at the campground on the west side and if you choose a site on the east side you must drive about 1.5 miles around the lake to the other side. Well worth the drive. I really enjoyed this park and will strongly recommend it to all my camping friends.
A very nice State Park. They have two different camping areas. Big Island is more wooded and private and White Fox is newer with very nice bathroom and showers. The park staff is very friendly and helpful. We did the Geocaching and that was fun for us. Nice bike trails. We will be back.
We camped here back in the back by the playground and it is right off of I-35 and is very noisy day and night. It is a nice campground but the sites are very small and crowded. The parking is very limited and makes the roads in the park small when people are parked on the side. Nice pool and rec hall. We will probably be back just try and get something further from the road.
Nice campground with all cement sites. Sites are very close together. The park is very clean and well maintained, with water, sewer and electricity hookups. It was very quiet with one exception about 10:00 at night, the cars next door at the casino were tearing around in and out of the parking lot. It lasted about 1/2 hour. I don't think this is a nightly thing but I don't know. Overall very nice.
We came in on a Monday and it was very quiet. It was nice to see nice grassy sites. The sites were very small and close together. No one was around us so it was not an issue. I had asked for a 30 amp site with full hookups and we were put on a 20 amp site with NO sewer. We only stayed for one night so that was not an issue either but would have been nice to get what I had asked for when I placed the reservation. It did appear to be in nice shape and well taken care of. All of there dumpsters were extremely full and needed to be emptied. I do not believe we will be back as there is many more options in that area that we could explore in the future.
A nice campground that is very family friendly. They had many different activities for the kids throughout the day, we did appreciate that. As far as full hookups we only saw 13 sites that were full hookups that were not for the seasonal guests. It is very busy on the weekends and require a 3 day stay on the weekends. We will be back.
Very nice county park. Most sites are very large and shaded. They are not paved sites. Each site has its own fire pit. We have been here several times, and it is one of the cleanest campgrounds that we have been to. They do not have water hookups so have your water before you get here. The bathrooms are non flush toilets with no running water in them, but there is water spigots throughout the campground. They have a few double sites; if you are going with family or friends, you can put two campers in each of them. The playground is in good shape and has a central location in the park.
Nice campground with a nice looking pool and playground area, but we did not use either. The site that we were in had the sewer hookup way up toward the front of the site so I was unable to hookup my sewer. I was only here for one night so that was not an issue. I would stay here again when passing through the area as there is much to do around the campground. It was a nice quiet area for the campground not to far off the Interstates 80 and 35.
We stopped here while passing through. It was good for stopping at on the way through but would not want to stay a very long time as the traffic is very noisy early in the morning. I would recommend staying over by the park and not by Parvin Road. There are no bonfires allow at this campground. It has a nice shallow swimming pool about 4'6" at the deepest and a hot tub. It is very clean and a little hard to find your way into the village area. I would stay here again if going through the area just a different site.