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Lake Byllesby Campground

lake-byllesby-campground.jpgNestled along the shores of Lake Byllesby Reservoir, the largest lake in southern Dakota County, Lake Byllesby Campground offers many lakeside campsites and an array of family activities for a fun-filled camping vacation.

Lake Byllesby Campground is located in the scenic Cannon River Valley close to the 26-mile Cannon Valley Trail within Lake Byllesby Regional Park. (Map and driving directions)

If you have questions, please contact 952-891-7000, weekdays from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. for assistance.

Make your reservations now
You can now reserve your campsites for the 2015 season. You will need to create a new account for the new online system. Reserve now.

2015 Camping Season
Wednesday, April 29–Sunday, Oct. 11

2015 Camping Reservations
Online reservations will be available on Monday, April 6 at 9 a.m.
New account required
You will make reservations on a new online system. Because of this, you will need to create a new account. Create a new account now.
Boat launch closed starting Sept. 18
The Lake Byllesby boat launch will be closed beginning Friday, Sept. 18 at noon. The water level in Lake Byllesby will be lowered, so repairs can be made to Lake Byllesby Dam. Delaying the drawdown of the water level any further could affect repairs during winter months. Dakota County Parks apologizes for the inconvenience.

LakeByllesbyCampgroundMap.pdfCampground Map

Payment & Cancellation Policy

Camping Fees


  • Maximum six people per campsite
  • One RV per site; up to two tents per site


  • Lakeside or lakeview sites
  • On-site caretakers
  • Picnic table
  • Fire ring (Firewood restrictions)
  • Accessible restrooms with showers
  • Camp store
  • Children’s playground
  • Sanitary dump station
  • Boat launch
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Picnic shelter
  • Handicap accessible site
  • Water supply to applicable campsites (after Oct. 1, water will be shut off when temperatures are forecast to be below freezing)

Last updated: 8/24/2015 9:49 AM