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


        2021 Calendar of Events

    4/22-4/25     Campground Cleanup

        8/6-8/7     Christmas in the Park

            10/3     Pool Closes

10/22-10/23     Halloween in the Park

10/28-10/29     Fall Clean-Up (water turned off)