Itasca State Park

Itasca lodging opportunities

In the area

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Camping & Lodging


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Drive-in Sites

223 Sites

Located in two campgrounds

Electric Sites

160 sites

Located in both the park's campgrounds.

RV Length Limit

60 Feet

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

Wheelchair Accessible Sites

4 sites

There are two sites located in Bear Paw Campground and two sites in the Pine Ridge Campground.

Backpack Sites

11 sites

Sites are 1-5 miles from parking area.

Cart-in Sites

11 sites

Located in Bear Paw Campground. Carts are available to haul gear to campsites located 100-500 feet from parking area.

Group Camp

1 Site - Accommodates up to 50 people

Elk Lake Group Camp - Hand pump for water, vault toilets and a small, screened shelter building are available. Tents, trailers, campers and RVs are permitted with limited space.

Group Center

Lake Ozawindib Group Center

See lodging opportunities for details on the Lake Ozawindib Group Center.



The Four-Season Suites are available to rent year-round. See lodging opportunities for details on rooms, suites and cabins.


Mississippi Headwaters Hostel

Mississippi Headwaters Hostel: Located in the 1922 Old Park Headquarters Building across from the Itasca Boat Landing, the hostel offers overnight lodging year-round and is privately operated by Hostelling International. For more rates and information see the hostel website This link leads to an external site. or call (218) 266-3415.

Sanitation Facilities



Located in Bear Paw and Pine Ridge campgrounds. Available fishing opener through the first Sunday in October.

Flush Toilets

Throughout the park.


Vault Toilets

Throughout the park.

Available year-round.

Dump Station


Located in the Bear Paw Campground. Off-season dump station is located on the winter access road into Pine Ridge Campground.