For an authentic camping experience, try the Lake Auburn Campground at Carver Park reserve. This 57-site rustic public campground is located near an unguarded beach, play equipment and other park amenities for true outdoor fun.
Please review important changes to camping and cancellation policies, including the firewood policy.
To reserve online, log in or create an account and start shopping. To reserve by phone, call 763.559.6700. Note: A $7.50 (sales tax not included) non-refundable reservation fee applies.
Reserve campsites one year in advance
Campsites can be reserved up to one year in advance of your first night's stay. For example, reservations for June 9, 2017 will open at 8:00 AM on June 9, 2016. After 2016, there will not be an opening day in March for camping reservations.
Midweek camping special
Reserve a campsite at Lake Auburn Campground or at a Cleary Lake 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 you may reserve by phone by calling our reservations office at 763.559.6700 or reserve onsite at the campground office.
55 drive-in sites and 2 hike-in sites. Pit latrines (wheelchair accessible), drinking fountains, no showers or electricity. Picnic table and fire ring at each site. 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).
Lake Auburn Campground map
$15.44 per site, sites #1-56
$18.71 per site, site #57
Sales tax not included.
Canoes, double kayaks, and single kayaks are available to rent during campground office hours. A picture ID is required for all rentals. Private lessons and programs available through the Outdoor Recreation School; contact 763.694.7717 for more information.
Geocaching at Lake Auburn
GPS units can be checked out free of charge at the campground office on a first come, first served basis. Units may only be used in the park and must be returned before closing. A picture ID is required.
Saturday evening programs
Family Campground Programs are hosted at the Lake Auburn Campground amphitheatre Saturday evenings at 7:00 PM, Memorial Day through Labor Day. Topics vary. Free to registered campers.
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. Location of these sites is denoted on the campground maps.
These sites are held to be used by those with mobility impairments until all other sites are reserved. For site availability and reservations, please call 763.559.6700.