Lake Auburn Campground

For an authentic camping experience, try the Lake Auburn campground in Carver Park Reserve. This 57-site rustic public campground is located near an unguarded beach, play equipment, miles of trails and other park amenities for true outdoor fun. Rustic group campsites are also available for reservation.

Carver PDF Maps

Find a printable map of Lake Auburn and other areas of Carver on the Carver Park Reserve page.

Rates and Reservations

Lake Auburn Campground is open! To ensure the health of our guests and staff, we have made changes to our usual 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.

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

Daily Rates

$15.44 per site, sites #1-56
$18.71 per site, site #57

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

Sales tax not included.

Midweek Camping Special

Reserve a campsite or RV site at Lake Auburn Campground for one night and get a second, consecutive night half off with no reservation fee. This offer is valid Sunday–Thursday only and does not apply during the week of July 4 or to group camps. To receive this special reserve by phone at 763.559.6700 or onsite at the campground office.

Campground Info & Hours

2020 camping season: June 1 to Oct. 25.

Located within Carver Park Reserve, which offers miles of biking and hiking trails, an archery range, a play area, nature center, picnic areas, boat access, watercraft rentals and more.

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

About the Sites

55 drive-in sites, 2 hike-in sites and 1 bicycle-in-only campsite.

Each site has a picnic table and fire ring with pit latrines (wheelchair accessible) and drinking fountains nearby; no showers or electricity. Each site accommodates two tents or one tent and one RV, with a maximum of six people. Site 57 accommodates up to 8 people. RV dump station (fee applies).

Campground Office Hours

The office will be closed, but staff will be available through the window.

Monday-Wednesday: Closed
Thursday & Sunday: 9 AM-5 PM
Friday & Saturday: 9 AM-8 PM

Bike-Only site

The bike-in campsite at Lake Auburn Campground is accessed by the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail. Reservations are required in 2020, and sites are limited to members of the same household. Camping fee is $18.50 per night. Maximum 8 people.

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

Rental Equipment

Canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and other recreation equipment is available to rent at the campground. The bike and child trailer are currently unavailable.

Rental Hours

Thursday–Sunday: Noon-7 PM,

New in 2020: All boat rentals must be reserved online. Boats can be reserved in two-hour time blocks up to seven days in advance. Same-day reservations are available online. See pricing for watercraft rentals

Rentals available for groups Monday-Wednesday upon request. Call 763.694.2012 to make arrangements.

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

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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