Airport Lake Park

South Side Campground

Airport Lake Park is a 57-acre park with a 9 acre man-made lake stocked with bluegill, largemouth bass, and catfish.  Perch were introduced anonymously at some point. The park has a campground with 43 modern sites with 50 amp electricity, several primitive sites, hiking trail, boat ramp, playground, swimming beach, 1 shelter and 2 pit toilets.  The north side of the campground has 23 sites with water hookups. The property is leased from the City of New Hampton.  A modern shower house with two toilets and two showers per side was completed in  September 2015.

New reservation requirements are in affect.  The new rules are posted at the campground kiosk. 



2 m. northwest of New Hampton at 2047 190th Street


Excellent fishing for Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Channel Catfish, perch, crappie

Campground has 50 amp breakers on 37 sites. 23 sites on the north side of the campground have water hookups.  A loop with six sites has been created for group camping.

Camping rates - $12/day without electricity; $15/day with electricity. All rock camping pads are $15/day whether you use electricity or not. Veterans may deduct $2.00/day from the cost.  Camping loop - $75/day for 1 - 6 campers.

The camping loop can be reserved by calling the conservation board office at least two weeks ahead of arrival.  

Large playground from Miracle Equipment.

Phone: 641-394-4714
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Operating Hours & Seasons

6:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. if not fishing or camping.


Campground is closed November 1 to April 15 each year.