Lake Byllesby Campground7650 Echo Point Road
Cannon Falls, MN 55009
From Minneapolis/St. Paul: Interstate 494 to Highway 52. South on Highway 52 approximately 25 miles to Cty. Road 86 near Cannon Falls. West on Cty. Road 86 and immediate turn to south on Harry Ave. Follow Harry Ave.Get Directions
Sleep under the stars and wake up in the wild of Dakota County’s great outdoors. Camp along the shores of Lake Byllesby in the beautiful Cannon River Valley. Just minutes south of the Twin Cities, Lake Byllesby campground is perfect for a quick get-away or a week-long family vacation.
The campground features on-site caretakers, playground and boat launch. Near hiking, fishing, swimming, canoeing, tubing, golf, the Cannon Valley Trail, and antique and craft shops.
Due to a park improvement project, The 2020 Lake Byllesby
camping season will be Wednesday, July 1–Saturday, Oct. 17.
Wednesday, July 1 –Saturday, Oct. 17: Sites 1-17
(water/electric) will be available for rental.
Friday, July 31–Saturday, Oct. 17: All campsites will be
available for rental.
For additional information on the project please
Information and reservations at www.dakotacounty.us/parks, search camping. Escape the crowds and reserve a site mid-week.
Hours & Dates
Camping Season (Office Hours) (July 1 - October 17)
- Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Friday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
- Saturday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
- Daily camping maximum: $25.00
- Daily camping minimum: $15.00
Rates: Water and electric site: $25/night + tax. No-hook-up tent site: $15/night + tax. Non-refundable reservation fee: $8/reservation. Check in: 1 p.m.; check out: noon
- Open in fall
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Grocery/supply store
- Located on a lake or river
- Hiking trail
- Lake/river access (boat ramp)
- Swimming beach
Number/Type of Campsites
- Number of RV/trailer-only sites: 35
- Number of tent-only sites: 22
- Total number of campsites: 57
- Camping accessible to disabled
- Flush toilets in campground
- Hot showers in campground
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Sanitary dump station
- City / County / Municipal Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
We stayed here for three nights while visiting family in the area. It was great! Paved RV parking sites with plenty of room and pull-thrus. The lake is beautiful. Lots of walking areas, and areas...
— lindav903, June 24, 2022
Made reservations for my daughters family and my wife and I. Check in went very smooth. Sites were very nice overlooking the lake. Hookups were a breeze. Facilities were very clean. Nice playground...
— flashyboy, October 25, 2018
Overwhelmed at the kindness we’ve experienced here many times. Lois & her partner make it feel like a home away from home.
24 hour bathroom/shower attached to the main office. Office has...
— Krazy_Kels, August 14, 2018
Loved the lake view, water and electric at sites, dump station in park. Check in was great. Very accommodating. Unfortunately check out not as smooth. We are use to state park check out times around...
— C_321G, July 16, 2018
Inexpensive tent camping. Right on the lake with a beautiful view. Quiet place & very clean. Only issue is only 1 bathroom near the campground & in the center of the site so a little walk to the...
— 703rickym, October 3, 2017