Lake Auburn Campground

For an authentic camping experience, try the Lake Auburn campground in Carver Park Reserve. This 57-site rustic public campground is located near an unguarded beach, play equipment, miles of trails and other park amenities for true outdoor fun. Rustic group campsites are also available for reservation.

Rates & Reservations

Reserve a Site

Reserve a site online or call 763-559-6700.

Campsites can be reserved up to one year in advance of your first night's stay.

Daily Rates

Sales tax not included.

$20 per site, sites #1-56
$22 per site, site #57

A $7.50 (sales tax not included) non-refundable reservation fee applies.

Bike-only Site

Lake Auburn Campground is accessed by the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail. Campsite amenities include a commons area with a fire ring, picnic tables, hammock posts, bike rack and all the other nearby facilities of Carver Park Reserve. As drop-in sites, no reservations are available. Camping fee is $10 per tent per night, the site can accommodate up to 10 tents.

Campground Info & Hours

2022 camping season: April 22–October 30

Located within Carver Park Reserve, which offers miles of biking and hiking trails, an archery range, a play area, nature center, picnic areas, boat access, watercraft rentals and more.

Lake Auburn Campground encourages recycling and composting. Get tips for green camping.

About the Sites

55 drive-in sites, two hike-in sites and one bicycle-in-only campsite.

Each site has a picnic table and fire ring with pit latrines (wheelchair accessible) and drinking fountains nearby; no showers or electricity. Each site accommodates two tents or one tent and one RV, with a maximum of six people. Site 57 accommodates up to eight people. RV dump station (fee applies).

Campground Office Hours

April 22–May 26:

Friday: 9 AM–8 PM
Saturday: 9 AM–8 PM
Sunday: 9 AM–5 PM

May 27–Sept. 5:

Thursday–Sunday: 9 AM–8 PM

Sept. 6–Sept. 30:

Friday: 9 AM–8 PM
Saturday: 9 AM–8 PM
Sunday: 9 AM–5 PM

Oct. 1–30:

Friday: 12–8 PM
Saturday: 9 AM–5 PM

Rental Equipment

Canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and other recreation equipment is available to rent at the campground. The bike and child trailer are currently unavailable.

Watercraft Rental Hours

Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day (May 28–September 5):
Saturdays and Sundays: 11 AM–7 PM

Boat rentals can be reserved online in advance or in person at the campground office. Boats can be reserved in two-hour time blocks up to seven days in advance. Same-day reservations are available online. 

Reserve a boat online.

Rentals are available for groups Monday–Friday upon request. Call 763-694-2012 to make arrangements.

To join the efforts in making Minnesota a leader in proper waste management, Three Rivers no longer accepts plastic bags in recycling bins.

Accessibility

Three Rivers Park District offers select campsites to help aid those with mobility impairments. Amenities at these sites include accessible picnic tables, accessible fire pits, more level terrain and close proximity to bathrooms. Baker Campground also has two camper cabins which feature an entry ramp and more space between the beds for maneuvering. Location of these sites is noted on the campground maps.

These sites are held to be used by those with mobility impairments until all other sites are reserved. See site availability and reservations online, or call 763-559-6700.

Policies

Please review important changes to camping and cancellation policies.

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