Some State Park campgrounds have begun a phased reopening
As of June 1, the MnDNR reopened 38 state park campgrounds with limited
services. Additionally, some camper cabins and yurts have reopened.
In general, the opened campgrounds have water systems and vault
toilets/porta-toilets available. However, some showers, ranger stations
and other value-added amenities and services remain closed.
Additional facilities will reopen over the next several weeks. The MnDNR anticipates the following general timeline:
8, 2020: The DNR will reopen another 19 campgrounds and lodging
facilities, most of the rest of the remote campsites, and some ranger
15, 2020: A vast majority of the remaining campgrounds will open in
state parks, recreation areas, and forests. Additional services,
including the Mary Gibbs Café at Itasca State Park, fish cleaning
buildings and some nature stores will also reopen with reduced