Camping in Stillwater, Minnesota

Camping in Stillwater, Minnesota
Stillwater, Minnesota, is a small town with a large number of outdoor activities. The town has its own recreation center where you can enjoy ice skating, hockey, walking and other activities year-round, under an enclosed dome, regardless of the weather outside. There are also biking and hiking trails located near the town. One of the best ways to enjoy all these things is by staying at one of the nearby campgrounds.

Rivers Edge

Rivers Edge has many activities in addition to the typical camping. Tubing along the nearby river is a top attraction, but there's also a supper club on-site where you can enjoy an old-fashioned dinner show. It's one of the only places in the area with bananas foster on the menu. The campground also has its own miniature golf course and waterslide, which dips right into the water. If you're hoping to stay active, this is a great choice.

Rivers Edge
1820 Raleigh Rd.
New Richmond, WI 54017
(715) 247-3305

Lake Elmo Park Reserve

The Lake Elmo Park Reserve has three separate campgrounds, including one for horseback riding and one for larger groups of campers such as scouts. Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing trails are all located inside the park, and you also have access to an archery range. Other amenities include a fishing pier, boat launch and swimming pool.

Lake Elmo Park Reserve
1515 Keats Ave. N
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
(651) 430-8370
co.washington.mn.us

Float Rite Park

The Float Rite Park is located right on the Apple River, and tubes are available for rental if you're in the mood for tubing down the river. There are more than 700 sites and cabin rentals at the campground, with showers, shuttle buses, picnic spots and volleyball courts all open to guests. The Country Splash concert series takes place every year, which is a three-day music festival featuring the hottest artists in country music.

Float Rite Park
710 Spring St.
Somerset, WI 54025
(715) 247-3453
floatrite.com

Willow River State Park

The Willow River State Park covers nearly 2,900 acres of land and has its own campground, with 72 spots and public showers and restrooms available for campers. The Little Falls Lake is located in the park, just a short drive or walk from the campground. Boats with engines aren't allowed on the lake, but you can take out kayaks, canoes and similar boats. Fishing and swimming are available in the lake, and you also have the option of hiking through the nearby woods.

Willow River State Park
1034 County Rd. A
Hudson, WI 54016
(715) 386-5931
dnr.state.wi.us

Article Written By Jennifer Eblin

Jennifer Eblin has been a full-time freelance writer since 2006. Her work has appeared on several websites, including Tool Box Tales and Zonder. Eblin received a master's degree in historic preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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