Bunker Hills Campground – Coon Rapids, MN

Bunker Hills Campground is within Bunker Hills Regional Park in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. We stayed here a little short of a week so that we could visit a customer in the neighboring city of Anoka. The park had a really great feeling about it — the light always seemed magical, we ran into deer and turkey on a regular basis, and it has a really great trail system. The campground itself has restrooms with showers, which were pretty decent, even if there’s no temperature control and the water pressure could be a tad bit better. The sites are large and private with picnic tables and fire rings. There are three loops — one with 30 amp/water hookups (where we stayed), one with 50 amp/water hookups, and one with more 50 amp sites, tent sites and a couple of cabins. There is also a visitor’s center right as you enter the campground with a dump station nearby.

The park the campground is located in also has a lot to offer: A nice, paved trail system; golf course with restaurant (good food); playgrounds; picnic pavilions; restrooms; horse stables; archery range; disc golf course; and water park, which didn’t open until the day we left.

The nightly rate is $28, which is reasonable, but there was an $8 reservation fee as well as a daily access fee of $6 (or $30 for an annual pass), so if you aren’t staying long, it might not be very cost effective.

Address: 13101 County Parkway B, Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Phone: (763) 324-3330

Amenities:

  • Electric and Water Hookups
  • Visitor Center
  • Campground Hosts
  • Restrooms with Showers
  • Dump Station
  • Playground
  • Dumpster with Recycling
  • Group Campsites
  • Tent Sites
  • Cabins
Magical light!
We loved the trails and took advantage of them to walk Max and to get some running in.
Again with that light!
Bunker Lake – The boardwalk (in the header photo) crosses the lake as part of the great trail system.

2 thoughts on “Bunker Hills Campground – Coon Rapids, MN

  • Thanks for the park info. We just stated following you all. We currently camp in a Rockwood popup but as we are now a couple of years from retirement, are looking to up grade to an Airstream. Would love to get your thoughts on owning one, especially the size. Also, live the twin beds. I am an early riser and I hate waking her up!

    • You won’t regret getting an Airstream! As for the size, that depends on you. We live and travel full time in ours and a 27 International (which is actually 28′) is the perfect size for us. It depends how often you’re going to use it, what types of places you want to stay at (the larger your trailer, the more difficult it is to fit into some places), and how much storage you need. The 27 with twin beds actually has a lot more storage then some of the 28 and 30 layouts. My suggestion is to peruse all of the available models on Airstream’s website and also to go to an Airstream dealership (a legit Airstream dealer, not just an RV place that sells Airstreams) and look at all of the models. Sometimes seeing it in person can change your mind about the layouts. Take your time, lay in the beds, stand in the shower, open all the cabinets — try to picture yourself living in one. If you can’t find exactly what you want at a dealership, you can have them order it. That’s all if you want to buy new. You can buy used and save a little money, but we liked the idea of being the only people to have used it.

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