13 RV Parks near Elk River, Minnesota
Jun 2017 - $30.00
Not bad for a quick getaway.....It did appear that many if not most people at the campgrounds were year round residents, some VERY sketchy looking sites. Overall, it suited our needs. - Matt Klein
Oct 2015 - $30.00
We found this place on our GPS and needed a place to stop for one night. The office is an old travel trailer outside, what was, the camp office. We found out that the owners couldn't get permits renewed for some unknown reason so the office and associated amenities was mothballed. It looks like this park was really nice at one time but not now. It is really run down with mostly permanent residents. Our site was right in front with 30 amp and no sewer. It was OK to plug in for the night but not much else. It looks like the 30 amp was protected by fuses, not breakers in the pedestal. We didn't look around much and if this park has restrooms and showers, they were probably disgusting. If you are looking for a safe place to hook for one night and plan to stay in your rig, this would be an OK park, otherwise for the price, there are better places to stay. We were told there was a dump station but we didn't need it. Our site was right in front of the office and the free WiFi was decent with one bar. - sprinter55
Jul 2010 - $32.00
Old, poorly maintained park. Roads are dirt as are the spaces. Many longterm residents and many motorcycles and 4 wheelers. Some grass but thin. Too much bird crap everywhere to enjoy being outside. Peafowl and guineas everywhere and they are really noisy especially when about 10 of them gather under you rig and start their screeching at 6 am. WiFi is non-existent. Manager said it was working in her mother-in-law's house but I stood under the antenna and had zero signal. This was true for the 2 days we were in the park. - PDDeen
Aug 2017 - $41.00
We came to area to visit grandkids for three weeks. There are very limited options since it is near the twin cities. The park is old with shared water and electric pedestals. Our water and electric were right by the door with sewer on the other side. Sites are decent sized. Roads are gravel. Pool is small and worn. There is a small dog park, a mini putt and a playground. The pros are location, location, location. It's located on a highway although road notice isn't bad. The owners and staff are very nice and helpful and even though it's an old park, it's very clean. Short drive to Minneapolis, St Paul, etc. So while it seems overpriced, it's a nice enough campground. - wendie T
Jul 2017 - $44.00
Nice KOA not our normal kind of place but was pleasantly surprised. Very clean and super friendly staff. They have a little dog run that was a nice addition. The hwy was close but the noise really wasn't an issue. - Back to the basics
Jun 2017 - $50.00
Sites are close together and mostly shaded. Campground is clean and well maintained although slightly showing it's age. Staff is very good and courteous. The location is the best part of this CG, otherwise it wouldn't be worth more than $30 a night. - Walt Bennett
Jul 2017 - $35.00
Stayed for 4 days. found the office with no problem just followed the signs. It's hidden in the back of the trailer park. Owner was very friendly, visited with him for about 20 minutes before we went to my site. Lots of trees and shade. He gave the choice of 3 spots to park in the place was almost full. He took me there then helped guide me in. Will be going back again. - Imawolf
Jul 2017 - $39.00
Appears to be lots of seasonals/long term residents, understandable due to proximity to the river and the town of Monticello that appears to have any service you would need. This park was not exactly our cup of tea, but okay for overnight. - Katy29
Jun 2017 - $35.00
Hard to find the office, it is actually a private house. We come in and wait at the door. She yells come on in. No office, man sitting at table eating an ice cream sandwich starts filling out our form. We felt ill at ease being in a private house, the Christmas tree was on a table still and man was not at all friendly. Not friendly.
We asked for a pull thru because the web site advertised them. They have 3 only and they are used by seasonal (installed wooden decks, lighting, flower pots), we did not have a choice but to unhook. - Nicoray
Sep 2017 - $28.00
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. - Juniper94
Sep 2016 - $22.00
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. - Canadian in Minnesota
Aug 2016 - $33.00
Very nice, quiet campground. Lots of shade. Very friendly attendants. Stayed one night. Would definitely stay again. Very concurrent to Minneapolis and St Paul. - SCFKansas
Aug 2016 - $20.00
We stayed for 2 months while visiting children. Our rate paid was based on monthly rate. Park very well kept by friendly staff. Park gets filled on weekends but no loud parties. Has small swimming pool, also well kept. Only about 2 miles from town with several options for groceries. Within an hour drive of either Minneapolis or St Paul. Park also has canoes or kayaks for rent and inner tubes for floating on beautiful Rum River. - bingberg
May 2015 - $30.00
Big rig access is doable but it's tight. The road into the park is very rough with many low over hanging trees. There are only a few pull thru sites that can handle a rig over 40'. This park caters more to the weekenders from the city that come to camp in small rigs or tents and enjoy the river. The operators were very accommodating. There were some very low trees blocking our exit path that I brought to the maintenance crews attention. They were trimmed the next day. That also shows that this park does not receive a lot of big rig traffic. For us it was close enough to the city and our relatives for our visit. The few inconveniences are bearable and we would stay here again. - DoggieDaddy
Jun 2014 - $38.00
This campground is a short drive from the Twin Cities. It has very large, grassy sites and lots of open spaces. The staff are all very helpful and friendly. They have organized activities such as Halloween Trick-or-treating in June, and karaoke at night. There is a volleyball court, basketball court, horseshoe pits and a playground. The pool is clean and the water is warm. The restroom and showers are updated and clean. There is a modern port-a-potty with flush toilets and a sink centrally located in the campground. When the river isn't too high they offer tubing and kayaking. The only sites on the river are tent sites and they are down a hill and tucked away. You cannot see the river from the rest of the campground. We would definitely stay here again. - Juniper94
Sep 2016 - $25.00
This would be a decent $12 park.
The park has a nice playground and riverside - which is open to the public/city.
The sites are 90 degree turns with a pretty narrow asphalt road. The road has sunken near the restroom (septic system?) They had dumped a bunch of big river rock to compensate.
We had a 40 rig and arrived at night, and in the rain. There was a lot of standing water. I was worried that we were going to get stuck if we had to drive in the grass. I found one site that had an angle to it, but we had to drive over the sunken part of the road. My husband said "I'll just gun it!" and we made it.
Sites are electric only with posts with 20 and 30 amp stuck every-other site. Presumably shared?
There was a dropbox with self-registration. $25 a night. Price increases after 14 days. I never saw a ranger.
There was a water spigot in the center of campground. A pick up truck came and filled 2- 55 gallon drums.
NO DUMP STATION!
Bathroom was a running water toilet and sink only, no showers. Dusty, low quality. - mmette00
Sep 2010 - $20.00
A place to stop. Fairly private. Not very handy for bigger rigs, our 30 ft 5ver used every bit of the roads and needed grass to finish the turns. Some trees need pruning. - stetwood
Aug 2017 - $37.00
We really liked our campsite across from the donkeys, llamas, goats and peacock! We had plenty of room on this end site and no problem to get satellite reception. Other campsites appeared a bit haphazard in arrangement and some were crammed together. There were also some nice sites surrounding Ham Lake. The entrance in is long, wooded and very narrow with a couple turnouts if two RV's meet. (Seems a tree or two could be removed) We were both a little concerned about where we were headed and were pleasantly surprised at the campground. While some of the signs and picnic tables could use some sprucing up, everything was clean and well kept up. The staff was friendly and helpful. They have mowed walking areas through the woods and fields and a small playground for the kids. We did not use the dump station, it appeared to be difficult to get to and would block vehicles when using it. It is NOT a resort but a very comfortable, older style, friendly mom and pop type operation. They were recently bought out by a resort operation so things may be modernized a bit. - NanciRV
Jun 2017 - $12.00
This park is old and new. Full hook up, 50 amp sites in the office area are filthy, overgrown and in the trees. Lots of shade but very hard to back in to some. Three to four rigs need to hook up to same water outlet. Wifi non-existent at our site. Great at office. Rest room and shower are old, calcified fixtures, and in need of total remodel. - Rsunde
Aug 2016 - $15.00
Competent and friendly office staff.
Poor roads-don't have a clue of how to maintain.
Many sites not level- there is no excuse in this day of slideouts. Some power posts and sewer connections poorly located.
Could use some updates which I understand they will be doing. - Nick2
Sep 2012 - $30.00
Very clean and well maintained. A lot of rules that are enforced. No access to trails or other activities. No pool. Won't stay here again. - MarkandLaura
Aug 2011 - $35.00
This is a very peaceful location. The owners are great. We were driving through Minnesota and needed a place for the night. They were very accommodating and the site was great. It is a campground with many retired campers and they really do not have kids at the campground. It was so relaxing and clean that we may make a trip back just to relax sometime. We really appreciated the hospitality - Cudpal
Jun 2008 - $35.00
RiversEdge RV Park is a quiet seasonal RV campground in Becker MN. With many large wooded lots located on the Elk River near St. Cloud and the Twin Cites. Me and my family enjoyed the peace and quiet very much. - RiversEdge
Aug 2017 - $26.00
The Bathrooms and shower rooms were kept very clean and showers were great...the area to do dishes was a nice addition... the area to park your car in, without being on grass was very small..and gravel pad for trailer uneven. Too bad other campers can be such pigs and leave such a mess..saw where the caretakers had a lot of clean up. - kaths
Jul 2016 - $26.00
Shady, nice park, clean facilities, electric only at sites. Potable water and dump station available. - Legends Of America
Jul 2014 - $28.00
We stayed there over the 4th of July and made reservations on the day the system opened in March and got the last site available. Very busy!!!! But a well kept park. There is a large lake with boating, fishing and beach along the many miles of trails. Every working person we ran into was about 16 years old (except for the construction workers)and didn't seem to have any mature adults supervising them. The restrooms were modern but so busy it was nearly impossible to keep them clean. - rhianna
Sep 2016 - $30.00
This is a great park close to the cities. Sites are spacious, Restrooms are clean. - pineacresmn
Jul 2016 - $26.00
This campground is truly one of the best in the Minneapolis area. The bicycle paths are excellent. There is a lake for swimming and boating and other activities are also available. The campsites are large and week-spaced. Interior roads are a little on the narrow side and may make it difficult to back into your site if your neighbor parks at the edge of the road. There is easy access to shopping, etc., from this location. - Bobbi1948
Sep 2014 - $28.00
We camped here in the middle of the week and it was pretty empty, but we were leaving on Friday and noticed all the 50 amp spots were reserved for the weekend. This is a very pretty campground with lots of spaces. Unfortunately, we were so busy during our stay here that we didn't have time to explore. Our Big rig fit fine in the back in spaces. - Fishen4trout