Fort Ridgely State Park

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Camping & Lodging


Reservations are now required when campgrounds are open. Plan ahead, or make a fee-free same-day reservation. Learn more »

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Drive-in Sites

31 Sites

The campground is open between April 1 and MEA weekend.

Pull-Through Sites

One Site

One non-electric pull-through site is located in the Creekside Campground.

Electric Sites

15 Sites

All located in the Creekside campground.

RV Length Limit

60 Feet

Length is measured from front of tow vehicle to rear of vehicle being towed.

Walk-in Sites

3 Sites

These secluded sites are located about 1,000 feet from parking area. Drinking water is available at the sites. This area is designated as carry-in, carry-out only. No garbage receptacles provided.

Horse Camp

14 Sites (13 electric sites)

All sites are available May 1 through MEA weekend.

Group Camp

1 Site - Accommodates up to 40 people

Well-shaded site. Water, fire rings, and picnic tables available. Vault toilets only. No electricity. Appropriate for tents and small pop-up trailers. No RVs or large trailers.




Learn more about the farmhouse and chalet , both of which are reservable.

Sanitation Facilities


In Horse Campground/Chalet Building

Wheelchair accessible. Horse campground showers are open mid-May through MEA weekend.

Flush Toilets

In Horse Campground/Chalet Building

Flush toilets in the horse campground are available from mid-May through MEA weekend.

Vault Toilets

Throughout the park

Vault toilets are available April 1 through MEA weekend.

Dump Station