- Reservations & Permits
Reservations & Permits
All vehicles entering a park require a vehicle permit, including vehicles belonging to registered campers and picnic shelter users. The annual permit is valid in Washington County parks and Anoka County parks.
Vehicle permits are not required along the Hardwood Creek Trail, or at the Historic Courthouse. Vehicle permits are also not required in any park on the first non-holiday Tuesday of each month, or on the second Saturday in June for National Get Outdoors Day.
Camping and Pavilion reservations begin in January for the upcoming season. Make reservations online.
For your enjoyment, and that of others, please observe all park ordinances (PDF).
|Annual (valid for 12 months from month of purchase)||$30|
|2nd Annual (same household, purchased at same time as first annual)||$20|
|Miscellaneous add-on items||Cost|
|Picnic Kit rental (includes bocce ball, horseshoes, volleyball, etc.)||$10|
|Dump Station (non-camper)||$15|
|Orienteering Course maps (Lake Elmo Park Reserve only)||$4|
Cross Country Skiing is a great way to stay active in the winter months. Washington County grooms ski trails when conditions allow at Big Marine Park Reserve, Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, Lake Elmo Park Reserve, Pine Point Regional Park, and St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park. Skiers must purchase a Washington County ski pass online, at a pay station, or at a park office. A daily pass cost $6 and an annual pass cost $30. Youth, ages 18 and under, are free.