Seasonal Update

Water: Water is off for the season.

Drinking Water: Available at the Jacob Brower Visitor Center year round from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.

Bathroom Facilities: Flush toilets are available year-round in the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center. Facilities are wheelchair accessible. Vault toilets in the park are available year-round.

Showers: Showers are closed for the season.

Dump Station: Bear Paw dump station is open for the season.


Campgrounds: Bear Paw Campground, Pine Ridge Campground and remote sites, are open for the season. The park has 231 drive-in campsites, 11 remote backpack sites and 11 cart-in sites available in the spring, summer and fall. Check in at the Visitor Center.

Electric Sites: Park has 157 electric sites.

Reservations: Reservations are recommended for the summer season, especially for weekends and holidays.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Memorial Weekend thru first Saturday in October: Daily, 8:00 a.m. - 10 p.m. Beginning first Sunday in October thru Thursday before Memorial Weekend: Daily 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Trail Notes: The park has over 50 miles of hiking trail, 6 miles of designated bike trail and another 10 miles shared with traffic on the wilderness drive. There is also 1.5 miles of wheelchair accessible trail.

Season Rentals: Itasca Sports rental is opened from May 1st through mid-October. For information on Itasca Sports Rental external link and rates, call (218) 266-2150 or email at

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: Programming available year-round.