Hours of Operation
Court House

M-F 8 am-4:30 pm
Closed Holidays
Sheriff's Office
Open 24 hours
West Door

Aitkin County Managed Campgrounds

The campgrounds are unstaffed, they are cleaned just 2-3 times a week. Please bring your own cleaning/sanitizing supplies to keep yourself and your family safe.

Respect social distancing guidelines; especially at bathrooms, pay stations, trails and any other areas where you may encounter people from different households.


Aitkin Campground - City of Aitkin - on the Mississippi River

Berglund Park - City of Palisade - on the Mississippi River

Jacobson Campground - City of Jacobson - on the Mississippi River

Snake River Campground - south of McGrath - on the Snake River

Water will be turned on at Aitkin and Berglund by May 1.

Water will be turned off at Aitkin and Berglund by Nov 1 (earlier if necessary).

Snow is not plowed at any of the campgrounds.

Online reservations must be made no later than 7 days in advance of your stay.

After that, it is first come, first served.

Click here to Make a Reservation
Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards are all accepted.
Note: The processing center charges a credit card fee.

Campground Reservation terms click here

County Park Ordinance

Camping Rules

For further information on the campgrounds -

County Map - campground locations

Click on the individual campground below for a maps, pictures and more information.
Aitkin Campground
Berglund Campground
Jacobson Campground
Snake River Campground





Please do not bring uncertified firewood into the campgrounds. Only use firewood from a certified firewood reseller.

Thank you for your help in protecting our trees.

Click on a campground (to the right) to see maps, pictures and more information.