Per the Governor’s proclamation on May 6th, campgrounds may reopen effective 5:00 a.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020, provided that the campground implements measures to ensure social distancing, increased hygiene practices, and other public health measures to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.

Emmetsburg campgrounds will be open for recreational camping effective May 8, 2020 at 5:00 a.m. with the following guidelines:

  • Campers must be self-contained
  • Visitors will not be allowed in campground, only those occupying the campsites
  • Campfires at the individual campsites will be limited to campers occupying that campsite
  • All public restroom/shower facilities will remain closed
  • Cabins will remain closed
  • Picnic tables and grills are open for use at your own risk