Dakota County Parks established these campground rules to help make your stay a safe and pleasant experience.
The campgrounds are governed by County Ordinance 107 - Park Use and patrolled by the Parks, Lakes and Trails unit of the Dakota County Sheriff's Office.
Check in/check out
Check out time is noon on the last day registered. Campsite must be cleaned prior to check out.
Check in time is after 1 p.m. on the first day registered.
Camping is allowed at designated sites only.
One RV unit is permitted per RV site. Two tents are permitted per tent site. A maximum of six people can stay at each campsite.
Campsites must be quiet from dusk to 8 a.m.
Fires are allowed in grills and fire rings only.
Camping units on wheels are not permitted in the tent camping area at Lake Byllesby Campground.
Pets must be on a leash not more than six feet long.
Pet owners must carry and use an appropriate device for cleaning up pet feces and disposing of feces in a sanitary manner.
Pets must not be tethered to any tree, plant, building or park equipment.
All visitors must register and obtain a visitor pass. Visitors must leave the campground by 10 p.m.
Rental to minors
Minors (under 18 years of age) are not allowed to rent a campsite. Campers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
There is a 14-day maximum camping limit in any 30-day period in the Dakota County Parks Campgrounds.
Activities not permitted
- Cutting trees or shrubs or bringing in logs from the woods.
- Disturbing wildlife or defacing park property.
- All-terrain vehicles operating on park property.
- Controlled substances and keg beer.
- Cleaning fish, washing dishes or pets in buildings.
- Discharge of waste water onto park property.