Baker Campground

With more than 200 sites to choose from, you may have trouble picking your favorite spot! Camper cabins and sites with or without electrical hookups are available with shower and restroom facilities nearby.

Located within Baker Park Reserve, which offers miles of biking and hiking trails, swimming beaches, a play area, picnic areas, boat access, watercraft rentals and more.

Highway 12 Construction

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is conducting construction on Highway 12 from County Road 6 in Orono to County Road 92 in Independence. Construction will begin in spring 2021 and continue into 2022. This may affect your normal route to Baker Campground. See westbound and eastbound detour routes.

Rates & Reservations

To ensure the health of our guests and staff, we have made changes to our usual campground operations. Before you arrive, review tips on how to plan for your visit.

Reserve a Site

Reserve a site online or call 763-559-6700

Daily Rates

Sales tax not included.

$21 per site (non-electric)
$26 per site with 30 amp electrical service
$29 per site with 50/30 amp electrical service
$70 per cabin per night

A $7.50 (sales tax not included) non-refundable reservation fee applies.

Campsites can be reserved up to one year in advance of your first night's stay.

Campground Info

2021 camping season: April 23 to Oct. 24

2022 camping season: April 22 to Oct. 23

203 sites, including 103 with electricity. Each site can accommodate two tents or one tent and one RV, with a maximum of eight people per campsite. Picnic table and fire ring at each site with showers and flush toilets (wheelchair accessible) nearby. RV dump station available.

Baker Campground encourages recycling and composting. Get tips for green camping.

Campground Staff Hours:

The office will be open, but a limited number of people will be allowed in at once. Staff will also be available by phone.

Sunday-Thursday: 10 AM–6 PM
Friday & Saturday: 10 AM–9 PM

Programs

Baker Boo 

Oct. 23, 2021 

Celebrate Halloween with a memorable weekend at Baker Campground. Decorate your campsite in one of this year’s themes: Glow in the Dark, Survival or Heroes. An afternoon of activities that includes something for everyone with fun family-friendly games, outdoor recreation and pumpkin carving. In the evening, participate in trick-or-treating through the campground, campsite awards and live entertainment. Campsite reservation and program fee required. 

Reserve your site.

Saturday Night Programs

7 PM, Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day

Campers are welcome to join our very own naturalist at the D-Loop amphitheater to learn about how neat nature is! Programs last approximately one hour and are interactive for all ages. Campsite reservation required. 

Equipment Rental

A variety of recreation equipment is available to rent at the campground, including canoes, kayaks, paddleboats, rowboats, stand-up paddleboards, bicycles and child trailers. 

Bicycle Rental Hours

10:30 AM–6 PM*, daily

*The last bike rental starts at 3:30 PM. Bicycles must be returned by 6 PM.

Bikes and child trailers can be rented online or in person. Bicycles and child trailers can be rented in two-hour time blocks. Learn more.

Watercraft Rental Hours

Rentals available Saturday, Sunday and holidays during the following hours:

  • August 21 & 22: 10 AM–8 PM
  • August 28–September 6: 12–8 PM
  • September 11–26: 12–6 PM

Reserve a boat online

Boats can be reserved online up to seven days in advance or in person. Reserving online is encouraged to ensure availability.

Baker has five 12’x16’ cabins. Each features a screened-in porch, table, benches and wooden bunk beds with mattresses, electricity, heat, overhead lighting, ceiling fans and outlets. Located near a modern restroom facility that includes showers, changing rooms and dishwashing sinks. Cabins sleep five or six people and two are accessible for people with disabilities.

Group Camps

Five group campsites offer many options: from simple, open-air locations to rustic cabins to spots with shelter, electricity, water, and flush toilets. For those who want to brave the cold, Half Moon Group Camp and Baker Outdoor Learning Center are available for winter stays. All group camps require reservations; call 763-559-6700 for more information and availability. 

Accessibility

Three Rivers Park District offers select campsites to help aid those with mobility impairments. Amenities at these sites include accessible picnic tables, accessible fire pits, more level terrain and close proximity to bathrooms. Baker Campground also has two camper cabins which feature an entry ramp and more space between the beds for maneuvering. Location of these sites is noted on the campground maps.

These sites are held to be used by those with mobility impairments until all other sites are reserved. See site availability and reservations online, or call 763-559-6700.

Policies

Please review important changes to camping and cancellation policies.

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