Situated slightly out of the way on the southern end of the park, the rustic campsites at Fort Ridgely Campground offer a little more privacy and peacefulness than the main campground. Plus, they’re still pretty close to the creek and shady picnic area. Scenic, secluded, and still near the action? Talk about a camping win-win-win!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
22 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Sewage and electricity hookups
Max size unknown
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Fort Ridgely Campground.

River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
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Paula B.
recommends this listing.
February 20th, 2017

There is a DNR trout stream here with the most beautiful rainbow trout . Make sure you are fishing in open trout season and have your trout stamp on your fishing license . I was checked by the DNR while I was knees deep in mud along the banks of the creek :) There is a golf course here that is at risk of closing but thanks to friends of the park , it has remained open . It is operated on an honor system and no carts are allowed but it truly is a beautiful course . The Walk in camp
sites here are secluded that sit on top of a hill . Don't overpack as the incline is pretty steep ! The trails also have many inclines so if you are training for a future backpacking trip , a weekend here , hiking the trails would be beneficial .

You can even talk to your golfing buddies to come along on this camping trip . The course in this park has beautiful greens and views .  The course here has been in jeopardy of closing but friends of the park have kept it alive and beautiful so far . Afternoon fall hike through Fort Ridgley . Just finishing up my hike at Fort Ridgley at dusk , listening to the coyotes howl in the distance . If you like beaten path trails with inclines , then Fort Ridgley is the place for you .
Hipcamper Tom S.
recommends this listing.
March 20th, 2018
Fort Ridgely State Park
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44.456° N, 94.725° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 22 Sites
(Up to people per site)