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McKinley Park Campground

If you are looking for waterfront camping near Breitung Township, look no further than McKinley Park Campground right on the shores of the stunning Lake Vermillion. While it's the gorgeous sunsets and the lovely lakeside setting that draw visitors to this motorhome camping site, the campground's impressive range of amenities and facilities probably seal the deal.Draped around a sandy and shallow swimming beach, the campground welcomes Soudan campers with WiFi connection and a convenience store where ice/ice cream, drinks, and firewood can be bought. Kids of all ages will love the playground and waterslide while active adults will have a good time at the basketball court and in the hiking and biking trails by the RV park entrance.Choose water and electric sites if you are camping with an RV at the McKinley Park Campground. There are also non-electric sites if you don't need any hookups. Ceramic tile bathrooms, hot showers, and laundry facilities make your stay more comfortable. And you don't need to leave your pets at home; you can enjoy their company here if you keep them on a leash.From the docks, you can launch a boat and fish for walleye, northerns, and crappies. Bait and tackle are sold in the store, and there's a fish cleaning building where you can prepare your catch afterward. Gather family and friends at one of the few picnic shelters to celebrate special occasions. For a more interactive picnic experience, book an RV in St. Louis County on the third Saturday of July to join the campground's yearly Vermilion Range Old Settler’s Picnic.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

You'll be in an excellent position to explore several state parks and trails when you have a campsite at McKinley Park Campground. Jay Cooke State Park is home to the churning waters of the St. Louis River, a tributary for Lake Superior. Fifty miles of hiking trails thread through the park and connect to the epic North Country National Scenic Trail that meanders through eight states and runs for 4,600 miles.If commanding views of Lake Superior are what you came for, take your Soudan camper rental to the Tettegouche State Park, where you can stand on the Shovel Point lookout and admire the lake spreading out on your feet and rock climbers in the distance in the thick of the action. If you'd rather explore the park with a rental RV, drive to the top of Palisade Head for panoramic views of the lake.Winding through northeastern Minnesota on old railroad beds and former logging and mining roads, the Mesabi Trail traverses 20+ communities for a length of more than 150 miles. It will take you through streams and creeks winding through forests and rolling hills teeming with wildlife. Cyclists share this mostly paved trail with walkers, inline skaters, and intrepid winter adventurers on skis, snowshoes, and snowmobiles.Minnesota's Arrowhead Region in the northeast corner of the state overflows with wild spaces where you can truly escape from it all and reconnect with nature. Voyageurs National Park, a two-hour drive away while McKinley Park Campground camping, is where you can go if you intend to be on and in water. After all, it's what makes up 40% of the park's 210,000 acres.Consider bringing your own watercraft to access the park's four large lakes and two dozen other smaller lakes. There are over 20 miles of hiking trails, and 110 miles of groomed trails for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, or snowmobiling. Fishing and swimming in the lakes are also popular. If you're more comfortable having someone steer your vessel while you sit back and soak in the view, join one of the guided boat tours that will take you to three lakes: Crane, Rainy, and Kabetogama.

Exploring the Area

Not far from the center of town lies Minnesota's first iron ore mine half a mile underground. Opened in the late 19th century and closed in the '60s, today, the site is located within the Soudan Underground Mine State Park, where guided mine tours are offered or self-guided audio tours above ground for those uncomfortable in tight spaces. As the mine is located near Lake Vermillion's shores, it would be easy for you to get there when you park your rental motorhome at McKinley Park Campground.In nearby Tower, step inside the Bois Forte Heritage Center & Cultural Museum that tells the story of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa. The award-winning displays are informative, including outdoor installations like a birch bark dwelling and tipi on the museum grounds.When you're camping at McKinley Park Campground, make the hour-long drive to Chisholm to visit the Minnesota Discovery Center: The Museum of the Iron Range. The center illustrates the pivotal role of iron mining in the area around Lake Superior that contains ore with high percentages of iron. To gain insight into the people and the land of the Iron Range, hop aboard a historically narrated trolley ride that takes passengers to a former mining community known as Glen Location.Natural wonders, abundant outdoor recreation opportunities for all ages, and a wealth of history are all a short drive when camping in Soudan, MN. So when you're looking for a family-friendly campground in the Arrowhead Region, consider bringing your RV rental to McKinley Park Campground and enjoy this well-deserved lakeside getaway.


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Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

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Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

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Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

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The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.