Campgrounds near Maple Grove, Minnesota

Campgrounds near Maple Grove, Minnesota
Maple Grove, Minnesota, is on the northwest outskirts of Minneapolis in an area rich in small parks and dotted with numerous lakes. The local campgrounds offer options close to the city or locations with more primitive and isolated conditions. Travelers can choose from a range of recreational activities, with camping and adventure often available within the same park.

Minneapolis Northwest KOA

The KOA is a suburban campground with a variety of sites to offer travelers, including sites in full sun or shade. Each full hookup site has free Wi-Fi and phone service as an option, for an additional fee. The park's pull-through sites can accommodate big rigs up to 75-feet long. Tent campsites and cabins are also available. LP gas and firewood are sold on site. Guests can play miniature golf and other outdoor games, relax in the heated pool or take a hayride. Fish Lake Regional Park is 5 miles from the campground. The park provides 3 miles of bike trails, plus a connection to the Medicine Lake Regional Trail. Boating and swimming are both permitted on Fish Lake.

Minneapolis Northwest KOA
10410 Brockton Lane N.
Maple Grove, MN 55311
(763) 420-2255

Baker Campground

Baker Campground is 15 miles west of Maple Grove--within Baker Park Reserve--and provides more than 200 sites for tent and RV camping. Group camps and cabins are also accommodation options at Baker. Electric hookups are available at some sites. The park offers a dump station, showers and restrooms with flush toilets for guest use. Baker Park Reserve has a large number of outdoor activities. Baker National Golf Course--within the park--has practice areas and rental equipment in addition to two courses for play. The paved Lake Independence Regional Trail for biking, hiking and skating is accessible within the park property.

Baker Campground
2309 Baker Park Road
Maple Plain, MN 55359
(763) 694-7662

Carver Campground

Carver Campground, 22 miles southwest of Maple Grove, provides a rustic camp setting, with 57 main sites and two hike-in sites. These sites have few facilities in conjunction with their use, so guests should expect no showers and no hookups. The park has pit toilets, a well with a hand pump and an RV dump station available for an additional fee. Carver Park Reserve, home to the campground, offers 9 miles of bike trails, geocaching and boating on Lake Auburn and several surrounding lakes. The park includes 37 miles of hiking trails and Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail passes through the grounds.

Carver Campground
7200 Victoria Drive
Victoria, MN 55386
(952) 443-2911

Article Written By Alice Moon

Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.

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