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Best Tent Camping Sites Near Saint Croix National Scenic River, MN (146)

    Camper-submitted photo from Wild River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wild River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wild River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wild River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wild River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wild River State Park Campground

    1.

    Wild River State Park Campground

    41 Reviews
    120 Photos
    134 Saves
    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    The park provides opportunities for semi-modern camping, group camping, equestrian camping, backpack camping, and canoe camping. Visitors who want modern amenities can reserve the guest house which provides a living room, dining room, kitchen, and fireplace. The park also has six camping cabins which include bunkbeds, a table, and benches.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Interstate State Park — Interstate State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Interstate State Park — Interstate State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Interstate State Park — Interstate State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Interstate State Park — Interstate State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Interstate State Park — Interstate State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Interstate State Park — Interstate State Park

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    Interstate State Park — Interstate State Park

    50 Reviews
    241 Photos
    202 Saves
    Taylors Falls, Minnesota

    There is so much to do at Interstate State Park along the beautiful St. Croix River. Explore unique geology and stunning cliff-top views, hike trails through diverse habitat, canoe or kayak, or relax on an excursion boat. The park is also a popular destination for rock climbers. Visit in spring for trails lined with wildflowers. Come in fall for picturesque valley views. Experience the park's glacial potholes during any season. These impressive holes were carved into the rock by swirling sand and water thousands of years ago.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $24 - $34 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Banning State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Banning State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Banning State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Banning State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Banning State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Banning State Park Campground

    3.

    Banning State Park Campground

    34 Reviews
    157 Photos
    143 Saves
    Sandstone, Minnesota

    Welcome to Banning State Park Campground! Nestled near Askov, MN, this campground is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature. The campground offers a mix of tent, RV, and cabin accommodations, making it a versatile spot for all kinds of campers. One of the standout features here is the abundance of hiking trails. The trails are well-maintained and offer a range of experiences, from easy walks to more challenging hikes along the Kettle River, which boasts the only class 5 rapids in Minnesota.

    Visitors rave about the spacious sites and the ample tree coverage that provides plenty of shade. If you're into history, you'll love the self-guided tours that take you through the park's rich past, including old quarry ruins and informative signs along the trails. The park is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    For those who enjoy a bit of comfort, the campground has electric hookups, showers, and toilets. Firewood is available for purchase on-site, and each campsite comes with a picnic table and fire ring. Just a heads-up: the water can be a bit rusty, so it's a good idea to bring your own drinking water or fill up at the park office.

    If you're planning a visit during the warmer months, be prepared for a bit of noise from the nearby interstate, but the beauty of the park more than makes up for it. And if you're visiting in the fall, you're in for a treat with the stunning fall colors. Whether you're here for the hiking, the history, or just to relax, Banning State Park Campground has something for everyone.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $24 - $34 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from William O'Brien State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from William O'Brien State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from William O'Brien State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from William O'Brien State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from William O'Brien State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from William O'Brien State Park Campground

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    William O'Brien State Park Campground

    37 Reviews
    110 Photos
    144 Saves
    Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

    William O'Brien State Park Campground, nestled near Scandia, MN, is a gem for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle without straying too far from the city. This campground is open year-round and offers a mix of tent, RV, and cabin accommodations.

    One of the standout features here is the extensive network of well-maintained hiking trails. These trails wind through diverse landscapes, including woodlands, grasslands, and wetlands. Keep an eye out for the impressive beaver lodges and the abundance of birdlife. If you're into water activities, the park also offers canoe and kayak rentals, and there's a beach area for those hot summer days.

    The campground itself is divided into different areas, each offering a unique experience. The Riverway Campground is popular for its proximity to the St. Croix River, while the Savanna Campground is more inland but still offers easy access to the river via hiking trails. The sites are generally spacious and clean, though some visitors have noted that the sites can be close together, so a bit of neighborly consideration goes a long way.

    For those who prefer a bit more comfort, the camper cabins are a great option. These cabins come with bunk beds, a table, and benches, and are heated with electricity. Just remember, no cooking inside the cabins—there's a fire pit and picnic table outside for your culinary adventures.

    Amenities include electric hookups, drinking water, showers, and toilets. Pets are welcome, and there's even a sanitary dump station for RVs. However, keep in mind that alcohol is not allowed in the park.

    Whether you're planning a quick weekend getaway or a longer stay, William O'Brien State Park Campground offers a convenient and scenic retreat with plenty of activities to keep you busy.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $16 - $250 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder

    5.

    Boulder

    10 Reviews
    23 Photos
    38 Saves
    Danbury, Wisconsin

    Welcome to Boulder Campground, nestled in the scenic St. Croix State Forest near Hinckley, MN. This spot is perfect if you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle and immerse yourself in nature. The campground operates from May to November, offering a serene retreat with a solid 4.7-star rating from visitors.

    Boulder Campground features around 22 sites, all first-come, first-served, so it's a good idea to arrive early, especially on weekends. The sites are pretty secluded, giving you that much-needed privacy. Each site comes with a fire ring and most have cooking grates, making it easy to whip up a meal over the campfire. There are two pit toilets that are well-stocked with toilet paper, and drinking water is available from a hand pump.

    One of the highlights here is the access to the St. Croix River. There's a pull-up area for launching boats or canoes, and the lake is clean and inviting. If you're into hiking or ATV riding, you're in luck. The area boasts miles of trails that wind through the forest, offering plenty of opportunities to explore.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just remember to keep them on a leash and clean up after them. Trash disposal is available, so you can keep your campsite tidy.

    Visitors have raved about the peaceful and private atmosphere, the well-maintained facilities, and the beautiful natural surroundings. Whether you're pitching a tent or parking an RV, Boulder Campground offers a fantastic base for your outdoor adventures. So pack your gear, grab some bug spray, and get ready to enjoy a slice of Minnesota's wilderness.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Logging Trail — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Logging Trail — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Logging Trail — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Logging Trail — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Logging Trail — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Logging Trail — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Riverview Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Riverview Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Riverview Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Riverview Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Riverview Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Riverview Campground — St. Croix State Park

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    Riverview Campground — St. Croix State Park

    7 Reviews
    12 Photos
    1 Save
    Danbury, Wisconsin

    Riverview has a mowed, semi-shaded to shaded sites (42 electric). This is the preferred campground for RVs.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $25 - $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Snake River County Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Snake River County Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Snake River County Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Snake River County Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Snake River County Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Snake River County Park Campground

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    Snake River County Park Campground

    5 Reviews
    6 Photos
    37 Saves
    Grantsburg, Wisconsin
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $17 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Paint Rock Springs Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Paint Rock Springs Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Paint Rock Springs Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Paint Rock Springs Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Paint Rock Springs Campground — St. Croix State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Paint Rock Springs Campground — St. Croix State Park

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    Paint Rock Springs Campground — St. Croix State Park

    4 Reviews
    13 Photos
    1 Save
    Danbury, Wisconsin

    Paint Rock Springs campground offers a variety of shaded and semi-shaded sites. Some are mowed sites, others are wooded. Good for mixed camping units (tents and smaller RVs or pop-ups). Adjacent to play area. 9 electric sites.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $25 - $35 / night

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    St Croix River Resort

    4 Reviews
    8 Photos
    7 Saves
    Danbury, Wisconsin

    A river adventure awaits you at the St. Croix River Resort. The Resort is approximately 90 minutes northeast of the Twin Cities and about a mile from the St. Croix River. Covering nearly 34,000 acres the St. Croix State Park is home to over 200 miles of designated Scenic River. It is widely considered to be one of the finest canoe rivers in the United States. Home to 19 species of fish including Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Sauger, Muskellunge, Northern Pike, and Lake Sturgeon that can grow to over 50 pounds.

    ATV and Snowmobile trails provide endless hours of enjoyment to visitors and the trailhead is just minutes away from the entrance to St. Croix River Resort. The area also provides great hunting opportunities for our members.

    We are also proud to offer 128 RV sites with some full hookups, tent camping, and cabins. We have something for everyone! Stop by the general store and pick up any last-minute items that you forgot, take a dip in our indoor pool, let the kids run around the playground and make new friends, or spend the day relaxing in one of our shaded sites and enjoying a good book or a nap.

    So come relax with us! We can't wait to see you this season!

    Must be over 25 to reserve a site to camp at St. Croix River Resort!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $59 - $169 / night

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