Halfway between the cities of Duluth and Minneapolis is where campers can find the state-run St. Croix Campground. This idyllic slice of nature in eastern Minnesota is just a short drive from Interstate 35, easy to reach with a campervan rental. Visitors to this mesmerizing part of the country can expect scenic natural beauty and an abundance of recreation areas on either side of the nearby St. Croix River, which separates Wisconsin and Minnesota. No matter what side of the river you find yourself on, you'll enjoy your visit when you rent an RV near St. Croix Campground.The campgrounds at St. Croix State Park offer options for primitive tent camping, large motorhomes, and everything in between. In addition to the premium camping sites equipped with electricity and water, there are canoe-access campsites, horse trail campsites, backpacker walk-in campsites, and group campsites for large families and events. The group camping sites have camping centers complete with bathrooms, showers, and lodging facilities as well.There are numerous shower buildings at St. Croix Campground, one for each camping loop. Bathrooms are scattered throughout the RV park, so guests don’t need to walk too far to find these facilities. Aside from sleeping at the park, visitors can go for a hike on one of the many trails winding through the forest, or go fishing in the St. Croix River that runs adjacent to the camping area. A gift shop, visitor center, picnic shelter, and swimming beach provide even more reasons to choose this lovely destination when you need a place to stay in your Hinckley camper rental.

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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


Find the perfect RV

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


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.


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

It's only natural that people exploring this evergreen Minnesota wonderland want to get out and see the beauty in person. A series of gorgeous state parks and forests are easy to reach when you're camping at St. Croix Campground. The 33,000-acre St. Croix State Park is considered the largest state park in Minnesota, with stunning forest land alongside the scenic St. Croix River. There are campsites, nature trails, and swimming areas in addition to fishing spots, volleyball courts, playgrounds, and ample space to canoe or kayak.On either side of St. Croix State Park, there are large state forests that further add to the amount of greenery one can see around the area. The St. Croix State Forest also has riverfront access, making it a popular place to go canoeing or kayaking. Over 40 miles of trails weave through the forest, making it easy to hike, bike, ride horses, or off-road with ATVs or snowmobiles. Hunting and fishing are also possibilities while visiting either St. Croix State Forest or Chengwatana State Forest, found on the opposite side of the state park. All three of the parks and forests are connected by a series of natural trails that make for great long-distance hikes.Banning State Park is just off of Interstate 35, on the banks of the Kettle River to the west of St. Croix Campground. When you book an RV in Pine County, a quick ride is all it takes to get to the park known for its dramatic sandstone rock formations, captivating waterfalls, and historic rock quarries. Along with a small campground and a series of interpretive trails, the park has a few miles of intense whitewater rapids that adventurers from all over come to kayak or raft through.

City Attractions

Hinckley is one of the closest towns to St. Croix Campground, so guests can head into town at any point to do some shopping or dining, among other things. There might not be a whole lot going on in this sleepy town, but a few points of interest can capture your attention like the Hinckley Fire Museum. This unique museum pays respects to the 400 people who perished in a massive fire that enveloped the small town in 1894. Nearly 200,000 acres of land were decimated when forest fires merged and unleashed chaos in the area.In addition to the Hinckley Fire Museum, there is the Great Hinckley Fire Monument that continues to tell the story of the fire while honoring the lives lost. A visit to the museum is recommended first to appreciate the gravity of the event and the monumental losses sustained.Duluth is not too far away when you rent an RV near St. Croix Campground, so anything else you might be hoping to see can be found in this mid-sized city on the shores of Lake Superior. There are lots of historical sites and museums to see in Duluth, but the Great Lakes Aquarium offers an experience unlike any other. The three-story building is one of the only aquariums in the country to focus on freshwater ecosystems and marine life. Tons of hands-on exhibits, displays, and demonstrations help create a magical learning environment for people of all ages.

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All towables


Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

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


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

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

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

Camper Van

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.


All other types of drivable vehicles.


Questions about RVs?


What type of RV should I choose?


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.


Do the RVs have bathrooms?


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.


How does check-in work?


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.