Top Free Dispersed Camping near Saint Croix National Scenic River

Are you planning a dispersed camping trip to Saint Croix National Scenic River? We've got you covered. Dispersed camping is an excellent way to get away from it all and to disconnect. You're sure to find the perfect dispersed campsite for your Minnesota camping adventure.

Best Dispersed Sites Near Saint Croix National Scenic River, MN (8)

    Camper-submitted photo from Sandrock Cliffs — Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway
    Camper-submitted photo from Sandrock Cliffs — Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway
    Camper-submitted photo from Sandrock Cliffs — Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway
    Camper-submitted photo from Sandrock Cliffs — Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway

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    Sandrock Cliffs — Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway

    2 Reviews
    4 Photos
    36 Saves
    Grantsburg, Wisconsin

    Primitive shoreline campsites scattered along the St. Croix and Namekagon rivers offer the opportunity to move from campsite to campsite for multi-day trips. These campsites are often only accessible from the water and are relatively isolated. Campsites are on a first-come, first-serve basis and are easier to secure mid-week and during non-holiday weekends. There are no fees or reservations required. However, a camping permit is required on the St. Croix River below Highway 8.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Dispersed
    • Picnic Table
    Camper-submitted photo from County Road O Landing Dispersed River Camp — Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway

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    County Road O Landing Dispersed River Camp — Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway

    3 Reviews
    1 Photo
    42 Saves
    Harris, Minnesota

    River camping - dispersed options on the river Primitive campsites with river views

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Grace Lake Road Dispersed

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    Grace Lake Road Dispersed

    2 Reviews
    1 Photo
    51 Saves
    Danbury, Wisconsin

    Dispersed camping is allowed in Minnesota state forests. Dispersed camping is different from camping in a designated campground. It is a wilderness experience for campers who enjoy camping far from others and do not need any amenities.

    Map: http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/state_forests/sft00044.pdf

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Dispersed
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Sandy Cove on the St. Croix River
    Camper-submitted photo from Sandy Cove on the St. Croix River
    Camper-submitted photo from Sandy Cove on the St. Croix River
    Camper-submitted photo from Sandy Cove on the St. Croix River
    Camper-submitted photo from Sandy Cove on the St. Croix River
    Camper-submitted photo from Sandy Cove on the St. Croix River

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    Sandy Cove on the St. Croix River

    1 Review
    6 Photos
    16 Saves
    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    Primitive shoreline campsites scattered along the St. Croix and Namekagon rivers offer the opportunity to move from campsite to campsite for multi-day trips. These campsites are often only accessible from the water and are relatively isolated. Campsites are easier to secure mid-week and during non-holiday weekends. nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/lowerstcroix.htm

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Dispersed
    • Picnic Table
    • Toilets
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            Middle St. Croix — Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway

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            5 Saves
            Holyoke, Minnesota

            57, primitive, Leave No Trace campsites are located on the St. Croix River from Riverside Landing to Highway 8 at St. Croix Falls - Taylors Falls. All sites are free. No permit required. Camp only in designated sites marked with brown camping sign and metal fire ring. Sites are available first-come, first-served.

            • Fires
            • Reservable
            • Tents

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          Which is the most popular dispersed campsite near Saint Croix National Scenic River?

          According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular dispersed campground near Saint Croix National Scenic River is Sandrock Cliffs — Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway with a 5-star rating from 2 reviews.

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