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Oak Park Campground

9561 County Road 8 NW, Garfield, Minnesota, 56332

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Last Updated: September 17, 2023

Closed Dates: October 16 - May 5

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$48per night

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Campground Overview

Oak Park Kampground, located just 3 miles off I-94 at Exit 97, is the ideal location for a peaceful overnight stop on your travels or for your family’s weekly summer camping adventure. We offer wide, long pull through sites with 30/50-amp service, clean restrooms, laundry facilities, swimming pool and playground. Located in Garfield, Minnesota, between Minneapolis and Fargo ND, just six miles from Alexandria, in the heart of Central Minnesota’s lakes area. Our 43-acre setting includes three ponds, mature shade trees, and is surrounded by pristine lakes with unbeatable fishing, first class golf, antique shopping, and adventure for all ages.

Check In

Check In Time: 1PM | Everyone must stop and register with the office. We do offer online registration, however they still need to stop in driveway and wait for escort.


Swimming Outdoors

Area Tips

hiking & biking

The following offer great hiking, and/or road or mountain biking.

Lake Carlos State Park         16 miles 

Glacial Lakes State Park       28 miles

Kensington Runestone Park  14 miles

Lake Brophy Park                    5 miles

Inspiration Peak                     22 miles 

Central Lakes Trail Entry         3 miles


Whether you’re a beginner playing for fun, or a skilled golfer with a true passion for the game, there are many golfing options to choose from around the Oak Park Kampground area.

Pine Ridge Public Golf Course – Evansville, MN

Hardwood Hills Golf Course – Alexandria, MN

Alexandria Golf Course – Alexandria, MN

Minnewaska Golf Course – Glenwood, MN

Arrowwood Resort – Alexandria, MN

Geneva Golf Club – Alexandria, MN

Nordic Trails Golf Course – Alexandria, MN

Rodina Golf Course – Alexandria, MN

Lake Miltona Golf Club – Alexandria, MN

Osakis Country Cub – Osakis, MN

Pezhekee National Golf Course – Glenwood, MN


Spend some time at one of the theaters in our area, whether you are looking for the big screen or a local play.

Andria Theatre – Alexandria, MN

Lakes Area Theatre – Alexandria, MN

Theatre L’Homme Dieu –  Alexandria, MN

CEC Midway 9 Theatre – Alexandria, MN

spirit sampling

Our area is growing in popularity when it comes to craft spirits, visit one or all and have a taste for yourself.

Carlos Creek Winery, Carlos, MN

Panther Distillery – Osakis, MN

Burr Vineyards – Brandon, MN 

Rolling Forks Vineyards – Glenwood, MN

L’Etoile du Nord Vineyard – Parkers Prairie, MN

Copper Trail Brewing Co. – Alexandria MN

22 Northmen Brewing Co. – Carlos, MN


Lake Brophy County Park – Alexandria, MN     (Unsure about lifeguard staff)

Lake Latoka – Alexandria, MN                     (lifeguard staff is present at this location).

Lake Le Homme Dieu – Alexandria, MN                     (lifeguard staff is present at this location).

Alexandria City Park – Alexandria, MN                   (no lifeguards present),

Chippewa Park – Brandon, MN                (no lifeguards present),  


The Alexandria Lakes Area has hundreds of lakes to choose from. For those with a boat you have free reign to explore any lake in the area here are just a few ideas..

Lake Mina

Lake Brophy

Lake Darling

Elk Lake

Lake Ida

Lake Le Homme Dieu

Lake Winona

Lake Mina

Lake Mary

Lobster Lake

Fortunately, for those without a boat, many of the lakes close to our campground have conveniently located public fishing piers just waiting for you to make some memories…

Brophy Lake – Alexandria, MN

Lake Agnes – Alexandria, MN

Lake Henry – Alexandria, MN

Lake Geneva – Alexandria, MN

Maple Lake – Forada, MN

Victoria Lake – Alexandria, MN

Marinas and watercraft rentals

Garfield Marine & Storage  Pontoons, kayaks, and paddle boards for rent   Call 320-834-3939 320-834-3939

Fun Rentals  Personal watercraft rentals  Call 320-491-6029 320-491-6029 

Lake Carlos Marina/Hang loose MN  Wake surfing for the whole family.  (Call 320) 852-7575 320) 852-7575 

just for fun with the kiddos

These activities are fun for the whole family to spend the day.

Casey’s Amusement Park – Alexandria, MN

Erickson’s Petting Zoo – Osakis, MN

Garden Center Lanes – Alexandria, MN        

Escape Room Alexandria  – Alexandria, MN

Viking Speedway – Alexandria, MN 

The Design Station –   Alexandria, MN

Erickson’s Petting Zoo – Osakis, MN                       

Picture opportunity with Big Ole – Alexandria, MN    

Lakes Area Jump 4 Fun, Alexandria, MN   


Explore some local history by visit the following places

Douglas County Historical Society – Alexandria, MN

Legacy of the Lakes Museum  – Alexandria, MN 

Runestone Museum – Alexandria, MN  

other fun things

Some other Fun things to explore in our area.

Steinbring Motorcoach – Garfield, MN

Harley Davidson – Alexandria, MN 

Concerts at the Courthouse  – Alexandria, MN

Art Bar 39 & G’Day Cafe – Alexandria, MN

Farmer’s Market – Alexandria MN


Pet Policy

No pets in Rental Trailers. Must be kept on hand held 6' leash, not left outside unattended and picked up after. Breed restrictions may apply.

Alcoholic Beverages

Alcohol stays at your site. We ask that you not use profanity while staying with us.


We charge a visitor fee if you are having guests and they must depart the park by 9:30pm.

Quiet Hours

10pm to 7am is quiet time, strictly enforced


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