Campgrounds in the Mora, Minnesota Area

Campgrounds in the Mora, Minnesota Area
Mora, Minnesota is a small community in the central portion of the state. Mora is approximately 75 miles north of the Twin Cities, and visitors to the region can find fishing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking and bicycling in the greater Mora area. The Mora Vassloppett, which is a popular cross-country ski race, is held each year. The Snake River Canoe Race, Mora Half-Marathon and Mora Bicycle Tour are also annual sports events. Campers have several options around Mora.


Camperville has many different options for stays. Seasonal site rentals are available, as well as tent sites, RV sites and wooded primitive sites. Tent sites have picnic tables, fire-rings with grills, and fresh-water access. RV sites have 30- or 50-amo electric, water and sewer. All guests can use the Camperville showers, bathrooms, laundry room, guest house, game room, swimming pool, and boat launches and docks. Guests can enjoy fishing or canoeing the lakes of the area. Pets are allowed if leashed. The lake at Camperville has canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming and fishing.

2351 310th Ave.
Mora, MN 55051
(320) 679-6602

Woodsong Family Campground

Woodsong Family Campground has sites for tents and RVs of most sizes. Tent sites are primitive but have water access and fire-rings. RV sites have water, sewer, and 30- and 50-amp electric. The campgrounds have showers and bathrooms, guest room, laundry, Wi-Fi and game room. Pets are allowed, and there is a an area for off-leash play. The campgrounds have a nature trail for hikers seeking a walk during there stay. The Kanabec History Center is within 30 minutes of the Woodsong, where visitors can see exhibits on the history of the region.

Woodsong Family Campground
2186 Empire St.
Ogilvie, MN 56358
(320) 272-4300

Mille Lacs Kathio State Park

Mille Lacs Kathio State Park has four hike-in campsites, front-country tent campgrounds and RV sites. Glacial Ridge , Kanketanka, Black Bass and Sunset Meadow Campsites are all hike-in and backpack-in campsites. Backpackers need to be self-sufficient and bring water purification systems or filters, and they need to be prepared to hike out what they hike in. Front-country campsites for tents have fire-rings and picnic tables. There are fresh-water spigots for drinking and cooking. RV sites have electric (30-amp) hookups. The showers are a 1.5 mile walk from the campsites. Pit toilets are on the grounds for guest use. Pets are allowed in the park's campgrounds but must remain leashed at all times. There are many hiking trails and opportunities for canoeing, kayaking and fishing for visitors to enjoy.

Mille Lacs Kathio State Park
15066 Kathio State Park Road
Onamia, MN 56359
(320) 532-3523


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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