Over the river and through the woods...

Getting here is a lot simpler than packing the car.

Of course, the easiest way this day is to plug in your GPS or navigation. Use our address, 14202 Shakopee Lake Road, Onamia, MN 56359

 

Directions from the SOUTH or Metro:

Take HWY 169 north. If you are coming out of the Twin Cities, take either HWY 10 to Elk River or I94 west to HWY 101 at Rogers and go north to Elk River and HWY 169 North. Onomia is about an hour from Elk River. Once you get to Onamia, take County 27 West through Onamia to County 26 (Shakopee Lake Road) about 3 miles. Turn right on Shakopee Lake Road and the camp will be on your right in a few miles. We are surrounded by Kathio State Park, so you will also see signs for Kathio as help. Enter camp, proceed to the main parking area. The camp office is located in the Retreat Center.

 

Directions from the NORTH:

Take HWY 169 south. Before you get to Onamia, you will come across County 26 (Shakopee Lake Road) and signage for Kathio State Park. This is about 6 miles north of Onamia. Turn right on Shakopee Lake Road,  drive 4 miles past  the park entrance to Camp Onomia which will be on your left. Enter camp, proceed to the main parking area. The camp office is located in the Retreat Center.

 

 Directions from the WEST:

Take County 27 from Little Falls or Pierz. Travel east to County 26 (Shakopee Lake Road.) Look for the Kathio State Park signage. Turn left on Shakopee Lake Road, and the camp will be on your right. Enter camp, proceed to the main parking area. The camp office is located in the Retreat Center.

 

Directions from the EAST:

Travel to HWY 169 at Onamia. Once you get to Onamia, take County 27 West through Onamia to County 26 (Shakopee Lake Road) about 3 miles. Turn right on Shakopee Lake Road and the camp will be on your right in a few miles. We are surrounded by Kathio State Park, so you will also see signs for Kathio as help. Enter camp, proceed to the main parking area. The camp office is located in the Retreat Center.

 

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Approximate travel times

You can plan on these approximate travel times. Note that traffic out of the Metro area is highly dependent upon time of day and traffic. There are often significant delays in travel north on HWY 169 on Friday evenings and south on Sunday afternoons.

Elk River : 1 hour

Downtown Minneapolis- 1 hour 30 minutes

Downtown St Paul- 1 hour 45 minutes

St Cloud- 1 hour

Brainerd- 45 minutes

Duluth- 1 hour 45 minutes

 

 

Enjoy your trip!

We will be waiting for you with a smile and a handshake.