Guide to Camden State Park
A Complete Guide to Outdoor Activities, Camping & More!
Enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors! Near the town of Marshall, Minnesota, the stunning Camden State Park awaits. Camden State Park offers a host of activities for each season that are suitable for visitors of all ages. When planning your next adventure, visit Camden State Park and stay at the Camden State Park campground, other area campgrounds, or a Marshall, MN hotel. Ready to visit? Keep reading!
Hiking & Biking Trails at Camden State Park
Camden State Park is home to a variety of trails that you can choose to navigate via horse, foot, or bicycle. There are multiple hiking trails by foot that lead to incredible views. View our top picks for Camden State Park hiking trails.
You can also bicycle your way through Camden State Park. There is also a bike-share program, which enables you to rent a bike in Marshall, use the Camden Regional Bike trail to bike to Camden and back, then return bikes at no charge! This option allows Camden State Park visitors to bike without the hassle of buying a bicycle. Bike locks and helmets are also available for your convenience.
Summer Activities at Camden State Park
If you are visiting Camden State Park in the summer season, there is a variety of activities that will suit anyone! Try the Watercraft Rentals at Brawner Lake. Life jackets and paddles are included in rental fee. Stop in at the Ranger Station at the main park entrance for rentals.
- Canoes (aluminum, two seats) $15 per half day $25 per full day
- Kayaks (enclosed, single seat) $15 per half day $25 per full day
- Paddle boats (seats up to four, two sets of pedals, awning cover) $10 per hour
- Paddle boards (sturdy plastic paddle boards, designed for one user) $10 per hour
Camden State Park Accessibility
The Action Track Chair is available to anyone that needs it free of charge! It's a great way for people of all abilities to enjoy park trails. Call the park office at 507-872-7031 to make a reservation.
Fun Fact: The Action Track Chair is available for use at certain Minnesota State Parks and is made right in Marshall, MN near Camden State Park.
Winter Activities at Camden State Park
If you are visiting Camden State Park in the winter season, there are still plenty of things to do in the cooler weather! Find a few of the most popular activities below, and explore on your own when you visit the park. You may even find some hidden gems!
Don't have your own equipment? No problem! We rent snowshoes. Check with the park office for availability.
Lodging & Camping at Camden State Park
After a fun-filled day in Camden State Park, there are plenty of options for you to rest. If you are a fan of camping, you can make Camden State Park camping reservations here. There are over 80 drive-in sites, with 47 of them offering electricity and two group campgrounds.
The Redwood Lodge was originally the park custodian's cabin and has recently been renovated into a guesthouse available for nightly rentals. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a furnished kitchen. It sleeps up to 8 people, is open year-round, and costs $245 per night. Check availability here.
Visitors can also rent shelter spaces for events like birthdays, family reunions, and weddings. The north picnic shelter is available for $60 per day.