Red River State Recreation Area

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Recreation Facilities


Picnic Area

Located nearby

Picnic Shelter

Open Shelter

Wheelchair accessible.


There is a playground in the park, and a second city playground located two blocks away. No fee for either one.

Water Facilities

Water Source


The Red River flows past the campground.


Along River

Fishing is available at various sites along the Red and Red Lake rivers.

Fishing Pier

Located about 10 blocks from campground

Pier is wheelchair accessible.

Swimming Beach

City swimming pool nearby, open seasonally.

Boat Access

On the Red and Red Lake Rivers

Located near the campground.

Boating Restrictions

Local ordinances only.

Canoe Access

Located on the Red River.

Located about 10 blocks from the campground.