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11 RV Parks near Saint Francis, Minnesota
We did however find 11 campgrounds within 25 miles of Saint Francis. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Saint Francis in the left hand column.
Aug 2018 - $40.00
Spent the last week here visiting our daughter. It's out in the country but still has plenty of conveniences within 10 minutes. The road in is a very bumpy dirt road. Park was very busy for the weekend but didn't feel crowded and the noise stopped right at 10pm. We had a full hookup site right by the playground to the delight of our 3 year old granddaughter! The pool and splash pad were also a hit. During the week after the weekenders went home, the park was very quiet and peaceful. We will definately stay here again. - mike346
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
Jul 2018 - $35.00
So here is the thing...it was a few days before the 4th of July weekend and we needed a place to park the rig and set up a tent that was near St. Paul and East Bethel. After searching EVERYWHERE for the telephone number for this place, we gave up and decided to drive up. There was a number on a sign at the entrance (I will try to get this from my buddy and post later) which we used to call the owner. The owner was an older lady who came right out from down the road in a Kabota type vehicle and was very nice. The park was by a huge lake with what seemed to be 100 plus trailers and motorhomes...most definitely looked permanent to semi permanent and some looked to be there for the weekend. The only spots they had available were in a grassy area with no facilities whatsoever other than water faucets were could walk to and a pit toilet within reasonable walking distance. The cost of 35 per night seemed very unreasonable with no hookups and we felt we were taken somewhat advantage of since no other campers stayed in our area for the entire weekend. We also had to move tree limbs manually each day to enter and exit our area. The owner lady was very hard working and we were grateful to have the spot after all was said and done. - CaliDiscGolf
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 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
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
Jun 2016 - $30.00
County fairground with RV hookups. $30 rate is for water and 50 amps. Not much to do here but your only a hour from the Twin Cities. We stayed here as part of a Habitat for Humanity build. - jprisbe
Jul 2018 - $34.00
We really needed a campground for one night and was grateful to have found this on another camp search site. This is an older campground that has seen much better days, is a bit run down, but has a lot of potential under the new owners. Lots of trees, shade and grass in a park like setting. The roads are narrow and winding. We could not have exited our "pull through" site and made it through the curves and trees. It is NOT Big Rig friendly in the majority of sites and particularly those closest to the lake. It was even difficult to negotiate through the gate when towing. There are a lot of seasonal campers that are in a range of condition and repair and seems best suited for seasonal and local weekend campers with smaller trailers and tents. I did not see sewer hookups anywhere, even for the seasonals. I did see a number of Blue Boys. The hookups may be there, I just did not see anyone connected. When walking into the office/store was hit with the smell of mold and dampness. Despite the beautiful setting, just seemed overpriced for 30 amp, water and condition. - NanciRV
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 2018 - $59.00
This KOA was very nice. They had the standard KOA type amenities with a playground, pool, and mini golf. The sites were nice, spacious, and plenty of green. - Angie B
Aug 2018 - $35.00
Nice park. Our site (electric & water) sloped from rear to front, but did not prevent leveling. We needed an outside step for comfortable access to the door. Park was well kept. We would have preferred a full hookup site, but not many available. Overall, a nice park; not many options in the area. - LeslieGary
Jul 2018 - $41.00
There are very few campgrounds providing access to the Twin Cities. (The maps and receipts list this as in Maple Grove, not Rogers.) This was a fine park, quite busy, but nice sites. - TexPaul
Sites: 78 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 14 Reviews
Jun 2018 - $43.00
Nice Municipal Park. Quiet, among the trees. We camp in a Little Rig "Tear Drop" style RV only 15' long w/o toilet or shower, plus we like to eat outdoors using the picnic table and set up our dining canopy for sun and weather protection and thus rely on condition of campgrounds facilities and being nearby our site. So our critique is focused in that area. Best part of this campground was the large roomy tree shaded sites and the vegetation green space between each one giving you plenty of privacy. Each had picnic table on cement pad and a fire ring with gravel pad for your RV, plus ample room for tents on the grass. Our site 11 was close to restroom/shower/laundry building although laundry was closed due to vandalism. Relatively new cement block building with typical public municipality layout. Shower stalls were roomy with cement bench on each end, but only had 1 wall hook above the bench to hang clothes or towels, had to lay other items on the bench. Same for communal sink area, only an air dryer provided but no wall hooks, shelving, or paper towel to clean up after use. As result sinks were constantly messy and dirty even though maintenance cleaned them in early morning. No air movement or ventilation inside of building and after a shower it became extremely stuffy (see my photos). A small playground is adjacent to the restroom/shower building. All roadways and site pads are compacted gravel - and in walking distance to the lake for water activities. Bring mosquito /bug spray - lots of those pesky critters in the park. - dido
Aug 2016 - $25.00
Nice County Park with all the amenities. Great place for kids. Big sites fairly secluded. Easy drive into the cities. - GOTTOYS
Sep 2015 - $30.00
This is a great park. Gravel sites, picnic tables, fire pits and grills. Sites are large and semi private. They have back in and pull thrus. Great for biking and walking. Big rigs are not a problem. - gmbmailbox