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Eveleth Veterans Park Campground


Ely Lake
Eveleth, MN 55734



Phone 218-744-7491



Welcome to Eveleth Veterans Park where you will find the perfect vacation spot with campground accommodations for both tent and RV camping.

Located in breathtaking northern Minnesota, the entire area is forested with mixed hardwoods and pines along with open grassy meadows. The park is secluded and quiet, perfect for reading, relaxation and a peaceful picnic.

Kick off your summer with Movies in the Park. Movie nights continue all summer long. The Eveleth Parks Commission provide summer movie adventures that are fun for the whole family to enjoy! Be sure to bring your lawn chairs by 8 p.m. on movie nights. Show starts at dusk.

Try your hand at fishing at Ely Lake and St. Mary's Lake with licenses and bait available at most local gas stations.

Campground amenities include: picnic grills, fire pits, hiking trails, horse shoes, bike trails, fishing pier, sandy beach, volleyball, playground, public docks at the swimming beach, picnic shelters, soda machine and floating raft. When the sun goes down put some logs on a fire and roast a marshmallow or two with the beauty of the lake glistening in the sunset.

Eveleth Veterans Park is waiting for you and your family!

Daily Camping Rates:

$25 per night. Checkout 2 p.m. (Reservations for holiday weekends must be prepaid after confirming site availability with campground managers.) Rate is for one camper, RV or tent. One additional children's tent, no charge. Additional campers, RVs or tents on a campsite charged at regular camping rate. 

Weekly Camping Rates:

Weekly rates: $150/week. *Checks should be made out to the City of Eveleth and mailed to: Eveleth Park, 413 Pierce Street, Eveleth, MN 55734.


Monthly Camping Rates:

Monthly rates: $450/month


Seasonal Camping - May 1 to September 30:

Seasonal: $1,500/year (May 1-Sept 30) Limited season sites (15) available on a first come, first served basis. Returning seasonal campers must submit a $100 non-refundable deposit postmarked no later than Jan 5; $650 is due by March 1; balance of $750 is dur by July 15. New season campers must register and by $750 by March 1, balance of $750 due by July 15. Failure to submit payments by stipulated dates forfeits campsite. 


Campground is open May 1st through September 30th. To rent and reserve a building for parties, reunions, or large gatherings call 218-744-7485 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For questions or more information on campsites please contact our Lake Park managers at 218-744-7491 or email

Type of Accommodations:

RV Park, Municipal Campground


Length of Stay in Campground

Daily site rental call for details 218-744-7491

Camping Hookup Options:

Electric hookups available at campsites

Campground Features and Amenities:

Campground accessible to disabled, leashed pets allowed, secluded campsites available, picnic area with shelter, dumpstation, showers & restrooms, sandy beach, lifeguard on duty, volleyball, horseshoes, bike trails, walking paths and summer movies in the park. Firewood is available. The campground bike trail offers access to downtown Eveleth featuring the World's Largest Authentic Hockey Stick, Hockey Puck, Hockey mural and souvenir gift shops.

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Lake Access:

Located directly on Ely Lake


Volleyball, horseshoes, bike trails, swimming beach, fishing pier, Mesabi TrailSM connection, picnic areas, fire pits, family movies in the park, bike trail connection to the main street of Eveleth.

On-Site Watercraft and Fishing Services:


On-Site Trails and Equipment:

Bike trail, walking trail, cross-country ski trail, hiking trail. Connection to Mesabi TrailSM.

Building Rentals:

Pavlion - Residents $100

Pavilion - Non-Residents $125

Kitchen & Dining Room - Residents $100

Kitchen & Dining Room - Non-Residents $125

Local Schools - No Charge

Other Schools - $50