Minnesota Campgrounds & Resorts

Minnesota Campgrounds & Resorts
There are approximately 500 privately operated campgrounds and 66 state park campgrounds to choose from in Minnesota. Outdoor activities to enjoy include fishing, canoeing, kayaking, biking, hunting and wildlife watching. For campgrounds and resort establishments, some excellent choices are: Gunflint Pines, Aspen and Roberds Lake.

Gunflint Pines Resort & Campgrounds

This campground is nestled in Gunflint Lake's southern shore and is the only campground on Gunflint Lake. Accommodations include lakeside campsites, tent, RV camping and camping cabins. All campsites have electric service, picnic table and fire ring. Water hookup and 20/30/50 amp electric services are also available. For those who enjoy fishing, a waterfront marina area is available to guests as well. Other activities include cross-country skiing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking and horseback riding.

Gunflint Pines Resort & Campgrounds
217 S. Gunflint Lake Road
Grand Marais, MN 55604
(218) 388-4454

Aspen Resort & Campground

Aspen Resort is located right on the north shore of Pelican Lake, a well-known fishing lake in Minnesota. It has an abundant supply of bass, bullheads, northern pike, walleyes, crappies and perch. Animals that often appear at the lake's shore are black bear, eagles, osprey, deer, wolves, otter, beavers, fox and hawks. Aspen resort has 10 cabins with fully equipped kitchens, picnic tables and grills. Campground sites have full hookups. Other activities include swimming, boating and hiking. The resort also has a lodge with an outdoor heated swimming pool.

Aspen Resort & Campground
11023 Slade Road
Orr, MN 55771
(218) 757-0098

Roberds Lake Resort & Campground

This site is an ideal location for campers who love to fish and swim. It is located at Roberds Lake, which has a public access boat ramp and a shore length of five miles. The lake is abundant with walleye, bass, panfish, bullheads and northerns. There is a sandy beach and a boat rental for guests to enjoy as well. Campsites with full hookups are available as well as cottages and cabins. Those who like to hike can explore the Sakatah Singing Hills Trail nearby.

Roberds Lake Resort & Campground
18197 Roberds Lake Blvd.
Faribault, MN
(507) 332-8978 or
(800) 879-5091

Article Written By Rona Aquino

Rona Aquino began writing professionally in 2008. As an avid marathon runner and outdoor enthusiast, she writes on topics of running, fitness and outdoor recreation for various publications. Aquino holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and English from the University of Maryland College Park.

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