Camping & Showers

Warm Showers

Warm Showers is an organization that lists people who are willing to provide showers, camping and sometimes rooms for touring cyclists.  There are several people on the Lake Wobegon, Soo Line and Cental Lakes Trails that participate in this service.  Check the website for more information and to contact Warm Showers participants.



El Rancho Manana Campground 

27302 Ranch Road
Richmond MN 56368-8401

Ph 320-597-2740

South on County Road 9 for 9.8 miles south of Avon
Turn left on Manana Road then left on Ranch Road to the campground
Total distance 11.6 miles.


Albany City Park At North Lake

Contact City for details 320-845-4244  email:
Limited sites, no showers

Two Rivers County Park
Ph 320-255-6172

38694 County Road 10
Albany MN 56307

The park was officially opened July 14, 2009.  It is located south of the trail between mile 135.5 and 136 on the northern branch of the Lake Wobegon Trail 5 miles north of Albany and 4 mile south of Holdingford. It is located about a half mile south of the Lake Wobegon Trail on County Road 10 north of Albany.  It is a beautiful park with about 40 acres of rolling hills, woods  and wetlands.  Two Rivers Lake is a great fishing lake for walleyes, northerns, crappies, sunfish and bass and many times you will be able to see loons and pelicans on the lake.  There is a public access for boats located just north of the County Park about a quarter mile.

The park has limited facilities however it does have a hand pump for fresh water and includes a shelter and non flushable toilets.  It has access to Two Rivers Lake and has a fishing pier.  It has a large parking area and hiking trails to take you to the fishing pier.  There are several camp sites available for tent camping.  The shelter can be reserved for events or family activities. It does not have electicity available on site.

For more information about reserving the shelter click here.


Sauk River Park (City Park) 
City of Melrose
Ph (320) 256-4278
The Sauk River Park is three blocks north of the Trail just off 5th Ave. There are no reservations, it’s first come-first serve. There are both tent sites and camping sites available. There are 12 camping sites available, with 8 of those sites having both water and electricity. These sites are $13.00/day. The tent sites are $7.00/day. There is a box with pay envelopes located in the Park near the river. There are restrooms available but no showering facilities.

Sauk Centre

Big Sauk Resort 
4155 Hwy 71 North
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
Ph: 320-352-2510

Gateway Resort
12621 Bittersweet Dr
Sauk Centre MN 56378
Ph: (320) 352-3434

Rainbow Lodge 
20582 Banks Trail
Sauk Centre MN 56378
Ph: (320) 352-3145

Red Barn Resort 
22182 Birchwood Loop
Sauk Centre MN 56378
Ph: (320) 352-5112

Sinclair Lewis Campgrounds (City Park)
City of Sauk Centre
Campground Website
Ph (320) 352-2203 ext 2314 for reservations
or contact Cecile Pangburn Ph 320-333-9546


City Park next to baseball field about 4 blocks from trailhead

Contact City Hall for more info   Ph 320-746-2966 Email:
New in 2012.  8 sites with electric hookups but no showers.


Jordie's Trailside Cafe  105 1st Ave So, Bowlus MN 56314
Limited campsites next to restaurant, rustic, showers, across from Soo Line Trail (connects to Lake Wobegon Trail in Holdingford.)

Contact:  Jordie or Sonya at Jordie's Trailside Cafe         Ph: 320-584-8193

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