Wakpicada Natural Area

Camping at Wakpicada Natural Area

Primitive camping is available at Wakpicada. The campground features 8 primitive sites with fire rings. There is no electric or water service. There is not a shower house, but there are vault toilets.  Wakpicada is open to equestrian camping.


The Wakpicada Natural Area is located just south of Central City near the Linn County Fairgrounds.


- Primitive camping & restrooms
- Boat ramp access to the river
- Hiking/equestrian trail
- Hunting (and is a popular destination for waterfowl hunters)
- Restablished remnant prairies


Area open from 4 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. (excluding registered campers), year round.


Equestrian Camping $15/night
Primitive Camping $12/night