Mesaba Park CO-OP

Mesaba Co-op Park
3827 Mesaba Park Road
Hibbing, MN 55746
Phone: 218-262-1350
E-mail: [email protected]


Member-owned cooperative park. Common festival and camping grounds, founded on shared values of peace, justice and cooperation. Open to the public.

Established in 1929 by a vibrant Finnish cooperative movement on the Iron Range. Historic pavilion is on the shore of beautiful, spring-fed Mesaba Park Lake (also known as North Star Lake). Worker’s education camps, union organizing, senior citizen camps, children’s camps, labor rallies, community festivals, dances, plays and other fundraising events have all found home here.

Our Midsummer Festival continues as an annual celebration along with children’s arts camps now in its 8th year.

Perfect place for progressive organizations, art workshops and retreats, family camping, family reunions, weddings.

Located seven miles east of Hibbing at the junction of Highway 37 and County Road 5 North.

Daily Camping Rates
Minimum: $10 Maximum: $12. 2001 rates. Prices subject to change.

Campground is open mid-May through September. Park Manager onsite. Office hours 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. For reservations call 218-262-1350

Type of Accommodations
Campgrounds, RV hookups, Pavilion, Dancehall, Kitchen and Dining Hall.


Length of Stay in Campground
Daily, Weekend, Weekly

Camping Hookup Options
Electric hookups available at RV site.

Campground Features and Amenities
240 acres of pine and birch woodlands, 52 acre private spring fed lake, pavilion dancehall – 50′ X 50′ maple dance floor with stage, kitchen and dining hall seating up to 100, public restrooms, lakeside and secluded campsites, firewood.

Total Number of Campsites: 20+
Total Number of Pull Through Sites: 10
Total Number of Backpack Sites: 10+
Total Number of Campsites Available in Winter: 0

Lake Access
Mesaba Lake (also known as North Star Lake)

Facility Recreation Features

Swimming beach with raft

On-Site Watercraft and Fishing Services:
Rowboat and canoe rentals, no gas motors allowed on lake, two rustic docks

On-Site Trails and Equipment:
Bike and hiking trails, bike rentals available