Here’s the pitch: come camp in Cloquet! Our 4 area campgrounds cater to every camping enthusiast who can’t wait to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.

Cloquet KOA 

1479 Old Carlton Rd., Cloquet

Exit 239 off I-35


Open April 15 – Oct. 31

15 wooded or open (pull-through) sites to choose from. RV and tent sites available, as well as 9 one-room or two-room cabins. Heated swimming pool, hot tub/sauna, bike rentals, other entertainment. On-site laundry.

Jay Cooke State Park 

500 E. Hwy 210, Carlton


80 sites, some open year-round

21 with electrical hook-ups. Backpacking and group sites available. Heated shelters and picnic areas. Trout fishing, biking, hiking. State Park permit required (available at park). 

Knife Island Campground 


Exit 239 off I-35, Right onto Hwy. 61


Open May 1 to October 1

Four RV and 6 tenting sites. Firewood available. $14/night. On the banks of the St. Louis River, easy access to kayaking/rafting. 

Spafford Park 



Open May to October

A municipal campground with 22 sites with electrical hook-ups, $20/night ($450/month), $5 for tents, with on-site attendant to collect fees. Boating, fishing, canoeing on the St. Louis River.