Upper Campground

Lake Carlos State Park

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2601 County Rd. 38 NE Carlos, MN 56319 320-852-7200 Reservations: 866-857-2757 Official Website

GPS: 46.0017, -95.3378

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Overview of Upper Campground

A Minnesota State Parks vehicle permit is required for all vehicles entering state parks and state recreation areas. Daily or annual permits are available and may be purchased online, in-person, at self-service kiosks or by phone. Learn more: Minnesota State Park Vehicle Permit Information

Number of Sites 75

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally May - November

Elevation 1,377 ft / 419 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Upper Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 5G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/26/2022
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 9/20/2022
34 reviews
“46E Is Far From Level, But Campground Is Nice ”

Reviewed 9/20/2022

Nightly rate: $27
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 46
Overall Rating

I have reservations in the lower campground starting tomorrow, but I arrived a day early to Alexandria and since the site I have tomorrow isn't available, I reserved 46E in the upper campground after the office had closed. The upper campground is very nice, and I enjoyed walking my dogs down to the lake and the lower campground on a hi... more

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T-Mobile 4G

ElliottM would stay here again

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62 reviews
“Quiet, Shaded Sites - Nice!”

Reviewed 7/26/2022

Nightly rate: $42
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

If I could give this campground 4.5 stars, I would, as there's only one drawback. I'll begin with the positives: 1) Both the park staff who checked me in and our campground hosts were very nice and helpful. The camp hosts greeted me immediately and regularly patrolled the Upper Campground to ensure all was well. Five stars for both.... more

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Verizon 5G

ZombieCat would stay here again

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103 reviews
“A Bit of Privacy, A Bit Buggy”

Reviewed 7/13/2022

Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 0
Overall Rating

We were staying at Lake Carlos State Park in the Lower Campground but walked up here to check it out. There is a bit more privacy here than the lower campground. No lake views. Two shower houses, trash and recycling. Some sites have 30Amp, others are dry camping. Reservations needed for all. The area actually looks pretty unu... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

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Amenities

Hookups
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • volleyball
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • cabins
  • dump station
  • ADA Accessible
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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