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8 RV Parks near Ashby, Minnesota
Aug 2019 - $30.00
The park was very convenient to the interstate, it had a great view of the countryside. Staff were great. A small hidden gem in the country. I would definitely stay again. - Don P
Aug 2019 - $31.00
Good stop over close to I-94 with some hi-way noise and few amenities other than FHU and child playground. Owners friendly and helpful getting us settled for a night. - Appleknocker
Aug 2019 - $35.00
Entrance road is somewhat narrow and curvy. Electric and water only, 30 amp pull-thru site. Sites share a utility pole and are therefore back to back. They are extremely narrow. Slides on the back were almost touching. At the front you are facing your neighbor. Doors are right across from each other with only enough room between for a picnic table. Not enough room for both to have awning out. There was only one picnic table for 2 sites. When we checked in at 2 pm, woman in office added $5 early check-in fee to our bill. I asked what time check-in was. She said 3 pm. I told her I had looked online and couldn't find any check in time. They don't have a website. I said most campgrounds have check-in between noon and 2 pm. She didn't even bother to respond. They also charge $2 per pet per day. If they are going to charge extra fees, that should have been explained when making reservation. Women's bathroom had a terrible sewer smell. Had to walk right back out. Picnic table was covered in mold, could not sit at it for fear of staining clothes. The place was clean and had nice views. There was some road noise from interstate. Due to extremely narrow sites and deceptive pricing practices, we would never stay here again. - krb
Aug 2018 - $41.00
Our group had four sites right on the lake plus two tent sites near the beach. The lake sites were a good size and the view was phenomenal. The drawbacks were the ground was all dirt and there are a lot of large oak trees which make it very challenging to back in to some of the sites. The groundskeeper told us that next year he plans to take out some of the problematic trees and put down grass seed in that area. The beach area tent sites aren't really marked as to their boundaries but they are spread apart quite far so they are huge and on lush green grass. There's also many trees in that area and an awesome view of the lake as well. The beach is nice soft sand. There is a floating raft in the lake that the kids loved playing on. There was a wagon ride for the kids in the evening. There is fishing off the dock or you can rent boats, canoes, kayaks, etc. The campground is mostly seasonals. They said they have close to 30 overnight spots, but we only found 16 or so, and half of those are in a large open area with no lake and no trees. This was one of our favorite locations for our family camp out and we had multiple requests from our group to return here. - Juniper94
May 2009 - $25.00
27 E-W sites and 2 full hookups on lake shore. On an excellent fishing lake with many permanents. Very well maintained, neat park with some monster pull thrus with E-W only. Just two full hookup back in sites. Friendly check in and manager lives on site. Very quiet with good access. A little off the beaten path but I would stay here again. - run2
May 2009 - $25.00
We recently rented an RV Lot for the season and have been very pleased with the resort. It's well-maintained and has a private beach, marina, shower house and fish cleaning house. We also received a dock slip with the rental and plan to use the lake all summer. Overall it's a very nice RV park. - AlexandriaMNRV
Aug 2018 - $20.00
My review is from the perspective of a big rig (45'MH). First the good. Quiet location, not heavily used (on our weekday stay), easily navigable for large rigs, cheap, and contrary to what the campground info says, there are a couple of 50 amp sites. Now the bad. Site are close together, not a lot of gravel for heavy rigs (so if wet, be careful), utilities not conveniently located, not very clean (lots of dog excrement in our site), no dump station, limited shade sites. - Selectively Unemployed
Aug 2014 - $20.00
This campground has great potential. Good views of Pebble Lake and lots of wide open spaces. There is a separate area for tents and RVs. All sites can accommodate any size RV. The town of Fergus Falls is about 3 miles away. The main road into the campground and all of the sites are on packed gravel. All sites are back-in. None of the sites are level, some worse then others. The electrical box is shared between two sites. Within each utility box there are one 30-amp and four 20-amp outlets. The water spigots on most sites are located way in the back. You would probably need at least 50 feet of hose to reach the faucet. There are only two vault toilets for the entire campground. These toilets were probably designated for the bike trail head (Central Lakes Bike Trail). Wi-Fi, cable, showers, and a dump station are not available in this campground. Only one interior street light was working. The fee box is located at the entrance to the campground – no camp host on duty. Verizon air card and cell phone worked well here. No reservations so it’s first come – first served. It was very quiet at night. We would definitely come back here if we were in the area. We have a 32 foot rig. - adsaxs
Sep 2013 - $20.00
On Thursday before Labor Day we were looking for somewhere to stay over the long weekend and found this park on RV Park Reviews. We called and were told that the park is first-come, first-served and that it was unlikely to be full on a weekday. We arrived mid-afternoon and picked site 8, probably the best site of the 14 electric sites, with good shade. By Friday evening, the electric sites were all taken. As good luck would have it, the other camper using the shared power pedestal only used a 20 amp connection, so we could use the 30 amp connection. The park is located right on the 55 mile Central Lakes paved rail-trail so that was convenient for us on our bikes. Also, the annual steam threshers' reunion at Rollag was only 50 miles away and is definitely worth a day or more. Electric sites are mostly back in. Although a big rig could fit in here, there may not be room for it plus a towed on the site. We saw a newspaper article indicating that the city will likely improve the park with proper restrooms (instead of pit privies), improved electrical service, and a dump station (none here now). We'd definitely stay here again due to the good bicycling opportunities. - Jay Rutherford
Sep 2019 - $36.00
Wish it hadn't been rainy & cold we would have enjoyed this park a lot more. Lovely setting with ponds and plenty of trees. Sites were level & well maintained. Services easy to access. - Our-Wandering-Casa
Aug 2019 - $41.00
Really nice CG, quiet and in the country. Lots of shade trees. Spacious sites, gravel and grass. We were in a pull through site which was level with good hookups. Several seasonal/permanent. Owners keep everything nice. Little lake with paddle boats. Pool and playground. Large grassy field in the back is ideal for dog walking. We would definitely stay again. - Motorhome girl
Aug 2019 - $28.00
As I pulled into this Park had many concerns about what I had gotten into, but was quickly surprised. Quick friendly check in and excellent escort to site, site was long packed pea gravel and so level did not use my equipment. Large tree would not allow satellite use but OTA was fine, sewer was at the very back of the site but a very long PVC pipe was present for extension but this set up made the entrance 13" above ground. Was informed that Wifi was having problems and only available at the office. Lots of trees and grassy area for pooch as no Dog Park. Well maintained park with pool and nice play area, small store with limited supplies. Only drawback I found was there is NOTHING around this park for 10 miles in any direction. (Some folks may like this) Verizon 3 bars. - Tahoetom
Jun 2019 - $31.00
We stayed in the lower campground on Father's Day weekend. We were warned when we arrived that army worms and bugs were bad in the upper campground. We didn't have bug issue in lower section due to strong winds, but the worms were gross. We thought the campground was going to be much larger from the map view. It's a nice sized campground, but very open. The lake is viewable from every site. We were lucky that there was such a breeze as temps were close to 90 degrees. It felt like 75 with the wind. The campers on lake could not put out their awnings due to the high winds. Our friend tried to paddle board, but it was too hard. Wind completely stopped at 6 p.m. on Saturday. We are not fans of back to back campsites, but we were with a group of friends. Our hybrid bunk end was 6 feet from the neighbors slide out kitchen. Our bunk end had to be zipped up, so we didn't get cooking odors. People did start to leave on Saturday evening due to weather forecast, also a non-issue. We used the older bathrooms near the boat launch which was clean. Friends said the newer bathrooms on the other side was very nice. Most of the back row sites have fire pits close to the road. We found out that there is a swamp behind the back row sites, so they could flood or be buggy. Camped in an expandable travel trailer. We will definitely return. - brendajoro
Jul 2017 - $23.00
We stayed at site 149 in the Lower Campground. The Lower Campground is on the lake, and it is a gem. The boat launch is right next to the lower campground. If you have a boat you can beach it right at the lower campground.
This campground has both electric and non-electric sites, and are back-in sites. The sites all book up fast during the summer, especially the electric ones. You are only supposed to be able to book the sites one year in advance. Some folks have found a way to manipulate the reservation system by changing their dates after they make reservations. Point is, plan very early.
This park is one of the nicer ones in the state, and is within 9 miles of Alexandria, which will have all supplies necessary. A pretty well stocked convenience & liquor store (with propane) is only a mile a half away too.
The upper campground contains a mix of fairly open and nicely wooded sites, so make sure you know what you're reserving if you have a preference. The upper campground is not on the lake itself, but the boat launch is only about 1/3 mile away. Both campgrounds have hookups and nice showers & restrooms. There is also a dump station at the park.
The ranger station also has ice, firewood, and a few basics. Do not bring outside firewood into the park as it is banned. There is also a swimming beach, hiking trails, fish cleaning station, and dump site within the park.
If there is one drawback here, the extra parking gets tight when the campground is full. All in all, Lake Carlos is a really nice state park, just plan your summer stay early. - Nthernlgts
Jul 2016 - $31.00
This was a very popular state park. Seemed like every slot was full. The site was clean and well laid out. We only stayed for one night but truly enjoyed this campground. We arrived late and the staff was extremely accommodating and friendly even though it was time for them to go home. - CO_Clarks