Jackson KOA

The Jackson Minnesota KOA makes a perfect stopping point, halfway between Chicago and Mount Rushmore and only a day's drive to the Badlands or Wisconsin Dells.

With easy access to I-90, this Southern Minnesota KOA makes a perfect stopping point, halfway between Chicago and Mount Rushmore and only a half-day's drive to the Badlands or Wisconsin Dells. Choose a tent area with grills, a one- or two-room Camping Cabin or a long, level Pull-Thru RV Site. LP gas is available. Enjoy seasonal veggies in the camp store, the pavilion and free wireless internet. The heated pool, volleyball, horseshoe pits, playground and mini golf keep campers entertained - along with hayrides and ice cream socials. Walk next door and pick your own fruit at the Red Apple Orchard. This KOA is close to great fishing and water skiing lakes, car races, golf courses and restaurants. You can even have meals delivered right to your site. New! Check out the huge fenced doggie park. Pool: Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend. Max pull thru: 108 feet.
Your hosts: Frank & Melinda Christianson and their awesome crew!

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 108' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (4/15 - 10/25)
  • Mini Golf
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

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Local Area

Jackson Speedway

At the Speedway, you can enjoy Wissota Sprints, IMCA Modified, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stock Car races.

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Queen II Cruise

Relive the past history and heritage of Lake Okojobi on a narrated one and a half hour cruise on the Queen II, a replica of the famous 1884 steamship Queen.

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Maritime Museum

See the nautical exhibits, old wooden boats, historical photos, artifacts and view our historical video of lakes history.

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Arnolds Park

There are rides for all ages at this amusement park. Experience the thrill of the legendary wooden roller coaster. See the view of beautiful West Lake Okoboji from the classic ferris wheel or climb on board the bumper cars. The School House mini-golf course will keep the whole family smiling.

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