About Us


The Oaks on the River Campground is located just 30 short miles from the Twin Cities on the shores of the beautiful Mississippi River near Monticello, MN.


The campground is privately owned by Xcel Energy and is open only to:

  • Xcel Current employees, their friends and families*
  • NSP/Xcel retirees, their friends & families*


*Friends and family members must provide full name, email address, phone number and employee number of current employee or retiree at time of reservation submission


The campground is 300 acres with 42 large wooded sites.  Each site has electrical hook ups as well as water.  Additionally, the campground has a heated swimming pool, many hiking trails, pavilions for rent as well as a basketball court and playing fields.


To make a reservation, please go to the reservation page and submit your request.

16722 County Rd #11 SE

Big Lake, MN 55309

info@oaksontherivercampground.com

2018 Calendar of Events


    4/19-4/20     Spring Clean Up 

            4/27     Campground Opening

    5/25-5/28     Memorial Weekend

        8/3-8/4     Christmas in the Park

      8/31-9/3     Labor Day Weekend

            10/8     Pool Closes

10/19-10/21     Halloween in the Park

10/25-10/26     Fall Clean Up