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.
Campers are required to comply with all county COVID-19 protocols at the time of their stay.
Check in/check out
All campers must check in at the campground office upon arrival prior to going to their campsite.
Check out time is noon on the last day registered. Campsite must be cleaned prior to check out.
Check in time is after 2 p.m. on the first day registered.
Recycling and waste information along with bags will be given at check-in.
Camping is allowed at designated sites only.
One camping and towed or tow vehicle unit is permitted per full hook up or standard water/electric site. Two tents are permitted per standard electric and standard nonelectric site. A maximum of six people can stay at each campsite.
The total RV or camping unit length, plus tow or towed vehicle (if applicable), must fit in the space listed as pad length for the campsite reserved.
The reservation will be canceled without a refund if the total length of the RV or camping unit, plus tow or towed vehicle (if applicable), exceeds the space listed as pad length for the campsite reserved.
There is no additional overnight parking space available in the campground outside of the reserved campsite for a tow or towed vehicle.
Quiet hours: Dusk to 8 a.m.
Fires are allowed in grills and fire rings only.
There is a two-night minimum stay on weekends, and a three-night minimum stay on Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends.
Pets must be on a leash not more than 6 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, hard liquor and keg beer.
- Cleaning fish, washing dishes or pets in buildings.
- Discharge of waste water onto park property.
- Inflatable pools, toys and bounce houses.
Dakota County Parks are tobacco free. Smoking is only permitted in parking lots, roadways and in individual campsites.