Fall asleep to the sound of crickets and wake up with the sunrise. Camping is the stuff memories are made of. At Three Rivers, you’ll find all the fun of camping without the long car trip. Campgrounds at Baker Park Reserve, Carver Park Reserve and Cleary Lake Regional Park offer amenities for campers seeking a more rustic experience and those who want to maintain some of the creature comforts.
Reserve a Campsite
Campsites and camper cabins may be reserved up to one year in advance of your first night's stay. To reserve by phone, call 763-559-6700. A $7.50 (sales tax not included) non-refundable reservation fee applies.
Campsite amenities include:
- Space for up to six tents
- A common area with a fire ring
- Picnic tables
- Bike racks
- All the other nearby facilities of Carver Park Reserve
Reservations are required prior to arrival in 2021, and sites are limited to members of the same household. Maximum eight people.
Cost: $18.50 per night
Elm Creek Horse Camp
The Elm Creek Horse Camp is located in Dayton on the north end of Elm Creek Park Reserve near the archery range. The horse camp has five sites. Each campsite can hold up to eight people and two sleeping units (two tents or one tent and one camper; two campers not allowed). Self-contained RVs are not allowed. Reservations are required.
Availability: May 14–Oct. 10, 2021.
Cost: $15 per site, plus a $7.50 non-refundable reservation fee (sales tax not included)
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Other Things To Do
Biking in Three Rivers is a great way to get the whole family outside. Whether you’re the casual rider or a cyclist in training, you’ll appreciate more than 240 miles of off-roadway bike/hike trails that wind through woodlands and grasslands and rim the shorelines of lakes and ponds at our parks.
Three Rivers offers plenty of boating opportunities with over 30 lakes, rivers and streams. With lake access points and trailer parking sites, it’s easy to get the family out on the water to enjoy the ultimate Minnesota pastime.
Recreate on the water with canoeing, kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding. Get exercise and fresh air while you explore the shorelines and bays where motorized boats can’t go. Need a boat? Three Rivers offers canoe, kayak, rowboat, paddleboat and stand-up paddleboard rentals at several parks.