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Alexandria MN Campground/RV Site

Here at Shady Rest near Alexandria Minnesota, we welcome overnight campers and seasonal camping with a wonderful park-like setting on beautiful Lake Amelia, clean facilities, safe beach, great fishing and most importantly, a family vacation environment. We welcome individual families, small groups and family reunions. Please review our General Resort Policies below.



We take pride in maintaining a clean, well groomed campground. All of our RV campsites are well spaced and have plenty of shade and grass. Each has its own picnic table, fire ring and access to the shower facilities. We have 7 sites that are near the lake, (sites A-F & Lilac), 3 sites located up by the store, (sites M, N and S), and 8 sites by the upper playground, (sites G-L, P, & PH).


Rates for 2024

2 night minimum… Holidays – 3 night minimum

Sites A-F, M, N, S & lilac includes electric-water-sewer

A-F and lilac have softened and conditioned water. Wireless internet connection can be reached at these sites.

  • Friday, Saturday, Holidays: $54.00 night per RV or tent. Rates are based on 1- 2 people.
  • Sunday-Thursday: $48.00 per night per unit based on 1-2 people.
  • Weekly: $330.00 per RV. Rates are based on 1-2 people.

Sites G-L, P, R, includes electric and water only.

  • Friday, Saturday, Holidays: $48.00 per night per RV or Tent. Rates based on 1-2 people.
  • Sunday-Thursday: $43.00 per night per RV or Tent. Rates based on 1-2 people.
  • Weekly: $275.00 per unit. Rates based on 1-2 people.

Tent site or extra tent on any site (with permission only): No hook-ups $30.00 per night includes 1-2 people.

Extra people: $5.00 per person (2 years of age and older) per night. No charge for children under 2 years old.


(Before Memorial Day Weekend and after Labor Day Weekend)


  • $35.00 per night for 2 people per Unit
  • $185.00 per week for 2 people per Unit
  • $3 per extra person per night


Check in is after 2pm – Check out is before 1pm. If you do not show on the 1st day of your reservation and you still plan on coming, please call to inform us otherwise we will consider it a no-show and rent the site to someone else.

Bringing a Boat:

If you are bringing a boat, we usually have a boat slip available at no charge BUT they are not guaranteed. If you are bring more then 1 boat, there is a $6 extra boat charge per day. NO BOAT OR TRAILER IS ALLOWED TO BE PARKED AT SITES A-F, M, N, S, OR LILAC.

Resort General Policy:

To maintain a family setting, we do not allow loud, obnoxious, distasteful behavior or language at any time. Our quiet hours are from 11pm to 8am. Disturbing any guest with loud voices, music or other means that prevents other guest from sleeping, relaxing or enjoying themselves will not be tolerated. During quiet hours we expect children to be supervised.


$50.00 for short stays (2 nights)…$75 for 3 nights or Holiday weekends…$100.00 for 4 nights- week. Deposit must be received within 5 days after for made your reservation to secure your site. We accept check, money order, Discover, Visa or Master Card. Credit cards can be accepted over the phone.

Cancellation Policy:

Deposits are not refundable.

Visitor Policy:

Visitor Policy: For the privacy and security of all our resort guest, please limit visitors. Your campsite is only for those registered and does not include additional visitors, guest, neighbors or relatives. Minnesota State Law sections 327.10 to 327.13 requires everyone that comes to a private resort be registered. There is a fee of $5.00 per person, per day including babies. If you are expecting visitors, please make sure they are aware of our rules and fees before they arrive. Visitors must have a car pass and park in designated area. All visitors must leave by 9pm.

  • * Rates subject to change. All rates subject to Minnesota sales tax.
  • * Failure to abide by any resort policy may result in eviction without refund.

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