Campgrounds in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

Campgrounds in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota
Kandiyohi County, Minnesota is in the southwest part of the state. The county has many lakes within its boundaries, providing kayakers, canoeists, and anglers ample opportunities to pursue their respective hobbies. In the winter, when the lakes are frozen, cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing and ice-fishing are popular. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that within the 862 square miles of the county, 66 square miles are water. There are several options for campgrounds within Kandiyohi County.

Hide-Away Campground

The Hide-Away offers site for both RVs and tents. RV sites have standard hookups which include 50-amp electric, water and sewer. Tent sites have fresh water access. There are hot showers and private toilets, a laundry room and guest/clubhouse on the grounds for guest use. Pets are not allowed at the Hide-Away. The Hide-Away is one mile from the Glacial Lakes State Trail where mountain bikes are allowed.

Hide-Away Campground
11890 199th Ave NE
New London, MN 56273
(320) 354-2148
hide-awaycampground.com

Sibley State Park

Visitors to the region can opt to camp at Sibley State Park. The state park offers several options at the campground for RVs and tents. RV campers have access to sites with 50-amp electric and water hookups. RVs to 70 feet in length can be accommodated. Tent site guests have use of the showers and bathrooms, and there is fresh water access at the sites. Pets must be leashed while in the park. Sibley State Park suggests reservations be made during the busy summer months. They can be made online at stayatmnparks.com. There are hiking and biking trails in the park.

Sibley State Park
800 Sibley Park Road Northeast
New London, MN 56273
(320) 354-2055
dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/sibley/index.htm/

Monson Lake State Park

Another option within the state park system is the Monson Lake State Park. RV and tent campers can be accommodated at Monson Lake. There are primitive RV sites, as well as sites with 50-amp electric and water hookups, or with electric only. Tent campers have access to fresh water for drinking and cooking. All guests may use the bathrooms and showers at the park. Pets must be leashed at all times. Bird-watchers can try spotting white pelicans, herons, and western grebes, and anglers can try for crappie and bass. Hikers can take advantage of over a mile of trails that provide views of Monson Lake.

Monson Lake State Park
1690 15th Street Northeast
Sunburg, MN 56289
(320) 366-3797
dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/monson_lake/index.html

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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