Cleary Lake Campground

Roughing it was never so easy. Several campsites ranging in size from small to large are located in Cleary Lake Regional Park for outdoor enthusiasts, including 26 sites for tents only and two RV sites with full hookups.

Select Campgrounds Closed for the 2024 Camping Season

The Basswood (walk-in campsites) and White Pine (drive-in campsites) will be closed for the 2024 camping season during construction of new amenities.

The Group Camp and RV campsites will remain open.

Rates & Reservations

Reserve a Site

Reserve a site online or call 763-559-6700. 

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

Daily Rate

Sales tax not included.

$20 per campsite
$50 per RV site
Prices for group campsites vary.

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

Campground Info

2023 camping season: April 28 to October 22.

Cleary Lake Regional Park has two camping areas:

  • Basswood: 15 campsites and two RV sites
  • White Pine: six campsites

Each site has a picnic table and fire ring with pit latrines (wheelchair accessible) and water pump nearby; no showers. Basswood is a walk-in campsites with no electricity. White Pine campsites are tent-only drive in sites (NO RVs) with no electricity. RV sites have full hookups with water, sewer, and electric. A shelter is available to all campers staying at the Basswood camping area.

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

Cleary Visitor Center Hours

  • April–May: 8 AM–8 PM, daily
  • June–August: 7 AM–9 PM, daily
  • September: 8 AM–8 PM, daily
  • October: 9 AM–6 PM, daily

Group Camps

Cleary has three group campsites. 


Please review important changes to camping and cancellation policies.

To join the efforts in making Minnesota a leader in proper waste management, Three Rivers no longer accepts plastic bags in recycling bins.

Three Rivers and Scott County

scott county logoCleary Lake Campground is operated under a joint powers agreement between Scott County and Three Rivers Park District. 

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