I’ve had lots of people ask for this one again. Reservations can be made 6 months ahead and this is a popular spot, so get on this one early. I’m going to shoot for site 59. Reservations can be made at the recreation.gov web site for Cross Lake Recreation Area. There’s a 50% discount if you hold a national parks senior pass. In Central Minnesota’s popular lakes area, the Crosslake Recreation Area is best known for its picturesque sunsets, beautiful beaches and well-maintained campsites. Also known as the Ronald L. Cloutier Recreation Area, the campground provides a full menu of activities for camping enthusiasts.
Given the lack of interest for this year-I will republish this trip for September 2020!!! After passing this National Park on my way home from Montana, my curiosity was peaked. What I saw was beautiful! And we only have one trip scheduled for end of October. So…. thought we could stay the first and last nites at Buffalo River State Park in Minnesota and three nights in the National Park in the Cottonwood Campground. ( all campsites primitive). Scenic drives, bison, feral horses, coyotes, prairie dogs,hiking. Anyone up for this?
Let’s have an end of season spooky camp out at this gorgeous park! Bring your decorations and costumes! Saturday night dinner of lasagna, garlic bread and salad. And candy!!! We can figure out who is bringing what closer to the event. Have some scary stories to tell!! My granddaughter and I will be at 9E!🕸🌕🦉😳😱🤡👿👻💀🎃👺👁
Bison and the Prairie! Hike this southern Minnesota park and discovery it’s history! There is a Bison-Prairie Tour available on Memorial Day. I have reserved site 42E.
Join us at Group Site B for the long weekend. Lots of activities including hiking, biking and paddling the Kickapoo River. Small trailers, campers, pop-pups and tents welcome. No electric available. $20 per camping unit for the weekend. Limit of 20 people so get your reservation in early.
Enjoy hiking, biking, tubing, kayaking & canoeing while watching the Eagles soar and the Otters play along the banks of the Red Cedar.Make your own reservations by calling (715)235-2267 rather than online to get better cancellation terms. Reservation can be made now.
Paddle, bike or hike a fantastic park in your back yard.A steep-sided gorge called the “Dalles of the St. Croix” is the scenic focus of Wisconsin’s oldest state park. The park’s Ice Age Interpretive Center features a 20-minute film, photographs, murals and other information about the great glaciers. Three state natural areas are contained within the park’s 1,400 acres protecting unique glacial features and plant communities. Habitat types include upland and lowland forest, and bedrock glade. The park contains numerous wetland areas and encircles Lake O’ the DallesGo for a site in the North Campground with views overlooking the river.Reserve your own site starting August 9th at 9:00am. I’m going for site 36.
Founded in 1911, Devil’s Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, the largest and the most visited. Devil’s Lake offers magnificent views from 500-foot quartzite bluffs overlooking a 360-acre lake. Enjoy lakeshore picnic areas, sandy swimming beaches, 29 miles of hiking trails or ease into the backcountry solitude. Devil’s Lake is a beautiful year-round park with an intriguing natural history along the 1,000-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Get a site in the Northern Lights Campground.Reserve your own site starting August 23rd at 9:00 AM. I’ll try for a site near 228 which is in a mix of electric and non-electric sites.Note: This park qualifies for the National Park Passes as it is included in the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Holders of National Parks passports receive a waiver of the vehicle admissions fees, but camping fees are not affected. Per the park website, call for specifics on multiple tents per campsite.
Established in 1891, Itasca is Minnesota’s oldest state park. Today, the park totals more than 32,000 acres and includes more than 100 lakes. Walk across the mighty Mississippi as it starts its winding journey 2,552 miles to the Gulf of Mexico. Stand under towering pines at Preacher’s Grove. Visit the Itasca Indian Cemetery or Wegmann’s Cabin, landmarks of centuries gone by. Camp under the stars, or stay the night at the historic Douglas Lodge or cabins. Explore Wilderness Drive past the 2,000-acre Wilderness Sanctuary, one of Minnesota’s seven National Natural Landmarks. Elk Lake Group Camp – Hand pump for water, vault toilets, and a small, screened shelter building are available. Tents, trailers, campers, and RVs are permitted. Cost will be $25 per person.
Reservations open 9/22/2019 at 9:00am. Vehicle pass is $30.00/yr or $13.00/day. Site restrictions: 6 people, 2 motor vehicles (Car + trailer = 1). Number of tents is at the parks discretion.Spectacular bluffs, 8 miles of shoreline, 1868 Lighthouse, Swimming beach, Hiking and Biking trails, Naturalist programs, short drive to Door County communities.Reserve your site at: https://wisconsin.goingtocamp.com/Suggested sites: 770, 772, 773, 774, 775, 777 in the South Nicollet Bay Campground.