8.5 Excellent
     
Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Bunker Hills Campground

Coon Rapids, Minnesota


13101 County Parkway B
Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 72
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 45.218849599307
Longitude: -93.289417079102

Elevation: 902' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral yes
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing yes
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball yes
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park yes
  • Casino Casino no

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18 Reviews

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

In addition to the nightly rate, there is an $8 reservation fee, and you will need a vehicle permit ($5 daily or $25 annually). The nice thing about the annual permit is it's good at all Anoka county, Washington county and Carver county parks. When you choose your site on the online reservation system you are able to view an image of the site. We had a great site, large and grassy, but there are a lot of sites that are narrow or mostly dirt. The sites are mostly private with lots of trees and bushes in between them. There are a few sites grouped together that would be good for a group of up to four units plus an additional tent on each site, however, it appeared to be a long walk to the restroom from those sites. There are a lot of trails and a nice playground. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
16
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a real gem of a park less than 30 minutes north of the Twin Cities. The sites are among the most generously spaced we've encountered, with lots of trees and foliage between. There are also some sites that are grouped together with less foliage between, suitable for a group with 2, 3 or 4 RVs. Most sites have water and electricity, and a large picnic table and fire pit were in all the sites. We felt that the price/night was very reasonable compared to campgrounds with similar amenities (power/water), and we saw many sites that would be big rig friendly (we were in a 32' TT).

Surrounding the park is a nice system of trails (both paved and mowed grass) for hiking and biking. The city of Coon Rapids is very close by (5 minute drive) if you need a store or other such amenities. Bunker Hills Regional Park (which houses the campground) also features houses riding stables, a disc golf course, a regular golf course, an archery range, and Bunker Beach water park. The park was quiet and well maintained and we enjoyed it so much that we have already booked to return here in a few weeks.

Of note, you do have to purchase either a day or annual park pass for Anoka County ($5/day or $25/year) in addition to your camp site fee, but we have found this to be common with state and county parks. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
No Others In Sight, Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice, quiet campground. Lots of shade. Very friendly attendants. Stayed one night. Would definitely stay again. Very concurrent to Minneapolis and St Paul. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is a nice little oasis in the metro area. You are close to everything yet you feel like you are out of town. Sites are spacious and most have nice shading. We were too early in June for Bunker Beach to be open which was a bummer but the trails were nice. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
12
Site Surface
Dirt, Sand
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

If you are coming from out of the metro you can use this as a great place for home base while you discover the metro area. If you live in the metro this is a nice little respite from living in the city while still remaining close.

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

First off I want to point out that we stayed here in mid-May so campground was maybe 25-30% occupied. This is a county park and there are lots of summer activities for kids.
Sites were spacious, gravel, level and shaded. Restrooms were immaculate but small for the number of sites. Trails ran fairly close to the sites. No WiFi or sewer hookups. The dump station was clean and well maintained. We would certainly stay again if in the area prior to June or after September. I think it would be a great campground if camping with children. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
48
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Take in Minnehaha Park and the Minneapolis Institute of Art if you have time.

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Review Count: 90
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

You need to pay for a day pass $3/day. Site is dirt, pull through, shaded. Very roomy in a "loop" by yourself. Water and Electric only, dump at exit. Playground, dog park (but in another loop) plenty of places to walk, water park, activities at center. Would return. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

So close to Minneapolis about 30 min drive. We went to Mall of America took the light rail into the city for a baseball game. Then explored the Mall after we got back.

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Review Count: 104
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 39

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Minnesotan's love to camp and it shows! Made reservations six months in advance to have weekends with only two sites available then. Upon arrival found our sites were very nice. All sites appear to be very large, spacious, level, isolated. Water pressure and electric were strong. Any negative would be minimal but would be overhanging trees scrapped top and sides of motorhome (could easily be trimmed), only one dump station, lack of operating security gate, dirt roads and popularity (difficult to get sites on weekends). Location is a strong positive as well as many trails, activities, friendly personnel, cleanliness, lack of bugs, playground, and quiet. Annual pass for $25 is for a rolling 12 months otherwise $5 Per day for vehicle. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
60
Site Surface
Dirt, Sand, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
No Others In Sight, Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Shopping including Costco, Target, Restaurants 10 minutes. Riding stables, Bunker Beach, and paved trails within park.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

We've stayed at Bunker Hills a few times, and they are really nice. Big shaded sites. Very good big rig sites with a surprising amount of privacy. The facilities are extremely clean and kept up. There are not a lot of showers but they are clean. Nice walking/bike paths. There is a wave pool/water park nearby and it's nice that it's not right inside the campground so you don't have kids running all over. The campground is quiet, there is firewood available too. We like the area, there is a lot of places to shop and eat. It's a very nice campground right in the middle of a major Twin Cities suburb. We will be staying here again. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a great park. Nice back in spots, with a few pull throughs. Good gravel, pretty level. Large private spots with trees and brush between spots. They must spray because bugs were not a problem, and in July in MN that is saying something. Lots to do with bike trails, hiking trails, a championship golf course, and a wave pool nearby. Make sure you heed the in by 10:30, or you will be locked out by automatic security gates. A card is available with a deposit if you are going to be later. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

We've stayed several times, and this is still among the nicer places to stay in the north metro area. Basic nightly rate is $26 for a 50amp site; however, there is a $7 reservation fee and a $5 fee per vehicle per day for a parking permit. Motorhomes with toads have to pay for two vehicles though travel trailers with tow vehicles do not. There is an annual permit available for $25. The RV sites are usually full on weekend nights. Sites vary considerably with some having full sun. A few non-electric sites are suitable for RVs while some are tent only. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground itself is beautiful. The sites are well separated with lots of trees. The roads are dirt which kick up some dust when windy but nicely laid out. The bike/running trails are really nice. It is very quiet here and a nice retreat from the busy city. We got good Verizon service here with 4G coverage. The reason we rated it lower was the bathrooms. Not sure who designed them but for a full campsite with no sewer there were not enough facilities. In addition, the showers were small and pretty dirty with bugs joining us for most of our showers. Finally on Saturday morning at 8:30 AM is when they decided to "clean" the bathrooms which makes no sense vs. the afternoon or evening. For having to pay the extra fee I guess we expected cleaner and better designed bathrooms. Besides that the park is great! We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is part of a large regional park which primarily serves local residents. The park features an extensive trail system, an equestrian center, and a water park. There are 72 sites (the home page on their web site states a smaller number, which is incorrect). There is considerable individual variation among sites with many of the best ones being well shaded and screened from the road and adjacent sites. Others lack shade and screening. The sites are spread out so distance provides some privacy and quiet even when there is no intervening vegetation. The 30a sites are considerably smaller than the 50a sites, in most cases. The campground, and the park as a whole, is generally better maintained and more up to date than the Minnesota state parks. Also, they have water at each site, unlike the state park system's paternalistic policy of providing water only in a central location to discourage grey water dumping. There is no laundry on site, and no sewer hookups are available (aside from the dump station). The fee structure reflects the fact that the park charges for "vehicle permits" to collect revenue from the park's many local users. They offer daily and annual permits, which are also valid at a handful of other parks in the surrounding area. If your camping situation involves multiple vehicles, such as a toad or a second car, you'll need more than one permit. There is an additional admission charge (per person) for the water park, which is only open from 11:00-7:00. We found that this park has a particularly serious problem with poison ivy, which was growing along many of the trails and campsites. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

The park was great, most (but not all) sites afford a great deal of privacy. Very convenient to local shopping malls, yet in a true campground setting. We used this stop to stock up on supplies, etc. Our rate reflects the nightly average over 2 nights stayed. Of note: If you are towing a toad you will be charged an additional $5 per day upon arrival (I don't know if the same goes for trucks towing trailers). There is also a $3 reservation fee. If you happen to be camped in one of the few "busy" spots and request a more secluded spot, you will be charged an additional $3 if the spot happens to have a 50 amp plug. We loved the park, but not the nickle and dime, especially on the toad. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped here Memorial weekend. WE couldn't believe how quiet it was. The campground was full, but the sites are very far apart so you didn't even see your neighbors. They have a huge waterpark with a lazy river, 6 water slides, wave pool but it wasn't open for another week. There is a golf course and riding stables (all for additional fees). They have 8 miles of paved biking trails which were alot of fun - very hilly, curvy and scenic. THey are adding on additional sites (all electric) which should be completed by the end of the summer. You are in the middle of a suburb, but when you are in the park it doesn't feel like it. We'll come back again. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Great nice people, campsites were good. We camped at Bunker Hills Campground in a Motorhome.

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