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2019 Proposed Fee Changes - Click link Below

Notice of Public Hearing and Intent to Adopt Ordinance No. 87-2019B Amending the 2019 Carver County Fee Schedule

Comprehensive Printable 2019 Fee Schedule PDF)

 

Park Entrance Fees

Park Entrance fees will be eliminated as of December 1, 2019  

Vehicle Permits required at Baylor, Lake Minnewashta and Lake Waconia Regional Parks

  • $6.00 Daily Vehicle Permit
  • $28.00 Annual Vehicle Permit (Purchase an Annual Park Permit)**
  • $14.00 Second Annual Vehicle Permit
  • $25.00 Daily Bus Permit
  • $50.00 Unannounced Bus Permit
  • $5.00 Replacement Annual Permit Fee (Only available at Parks Office)
  • Annual Permits are valid for one year from the month of purchase
  • Annual vehicle permits must be adhered to the lower left side of the windshield to be valid
  • **Annual vehicle permits purchased on-line will be mailed on the next business day.
  • **If you want to use park prior to receiving your annual vehicle permit, please print off the receipt and place on the dashboard of your vehicle.

 

Shelter & Facility Rental Fees

Fees do not include Daily or Annual Vehicle permits. Click here for more information about shelter locations and amenities. Reservations must be made through the parks office. Special Event Reservations with over 100 people will require additional restrooms/BIFFs at the renters expense. Please see the full fee schedule for more information.

*There is a $8.00 non-refundable reservation fee per shelter, campsite, or facility reservation that is in addition to the rates below. Reservations for shelters & facilities must be made through the parks office. Campsite reservations can be made online.

Picnic Shelters at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park

Picnic Shelter #5 at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park

  • Weekdays (Monday – Thursday) $150.00 + Reservation fee of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee 

  • Weekend (Friday – Sunday and Holidays) $225.00 + Reservation Fee of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee.

Picnic Shelter 2, 3 and 4:

  • Weekdays (Monday – Thursday) $40 + Reservation fee of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee 

  • Weekend (Friday – Sunday and Holidays) $80.00 + Reservation Fee of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee.

Picnic Shelter at Lake Waconia Regional Park

  • Weekdays (Monday – Thursday) $50 + Reservation fee of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee 

  • Weekend (Friday – Sunday and Holidays) $100.00 + Reservation Fee of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee.

Picnic Shelters at Baylor Regional Park

Beach Shelter

  • Weekdays (Monday – Thursday) $50 + Reservation fee of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee 
  • Weekend (Friday – Sunday and Holidays) $100.00 + Reservation Fee of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee.

Prairie Shelter

  • Weekdays (Monday – Thursday) $40 + Reservation fee of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee
  • Weekend (Friday – Sunday and Holidays) $80.00 + Reservation for of $8.00 does not include daily parking fee

*****All Inclusive Parking packages available for picnic shelters call parks office for details.

Group Reservation Rates:

  • Lower rates available for qualifying non-profit groups  - Contact the Park Office for Information

Community Room at Baylor Regional Park

  • Facility Rental: $175.00 + Vehicle Permits required
  • All-inclusive: $325.00 includes Vehicle Permits
  • Damage Deposit $50.00
  • Cancellation Fee is 50% of the reservation fee when cancelled within two weeks of the activity date. 
  • Reservation fee $8.00/site/shelter reservation (non-refundable)

  

Camping at Baylor Regional Park

Make an Online Camping Reservation

Fees do not include Daily or Annual Vehicle permits. Click here for more information regarding campsite location & amenities. Reservation fee $8.00/site/shelter reservation (non-refundable)

  • RV Utility Site - $28.00/site/night (with water and electric service)
  • Long Term RV Utility - $21.00/site/night (with water and electric service - 6 or more consecutive nights)
  • Primitive Tent Site - $20.00/site/night (no utilities)
  • Long Term Primitive Tent - $16.00/site/night (no utilities - 6 or more consecutive nights)
  • Weekday Camping Packages  - Reservation must be made through the parks office. Available Sun.-Thurs. excluding holidays. (Prices do not include daily parking fee).
    • Utility Site: 3-night stay (Buy 2 Nights get 3rd Night Free) for $56.00
    • Primitive Site: 3-night stay(Buy 2 Nights get 3rd Night Free) for $40.00
    • Utility Site: 4-night stay (Buy 3 Nights get 4th Night Free) for $84.00
    • Primitive Site: 4-night stay(Buy 3 Nights get 4th Night Free) for $60.00
  • Dump station $15.00  (non-camper rate)
  • Firewood $5.00 bundle
  • Cancellation fee $5.00/night/site - within 7 days of reservation

 

Rental Equipment

Winter Season

Rental Equipment 

Baylor Regional Park 

Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 

Lake Waconia Regional Park 

 

Adult Cross Country Skis, Poles, Boots

 

$6 per 2hr. + $1/additional hr.

 

$6 per 2hr. + $1/additional hr.

 

N/A

 

Child Cross Country Skis, Poles, Boots

$5 per 2hr. + $1/additional hr.  

$5 per 2hr. + $1/additional hr.

 

N/A

Adult Snowshoes

$6/day $6/day  N/A

Child Snowshoes

$5/day $5/day  N/A

Rentals available from parks staff when conditions permit. Additional details regarding Winter Rental Equipment. Child rates apply to individuals under 15 years old.

Summer Season

Rental Equipment 

Baylor Regional Park 

Lake Minnewashta Regional Park 

Lake Waconia Regional Park 

 

Canoes*

     $8/hour            $8/hour N/A 
 

Canoe Storage (call for details & registration)

N/A  $60/season  

N/A

Disc Golf Sets

 

$5/day
($5/lost disc)

N/A  N/A
Nordic Walking Poles  Free Free N/A
Paddle Boats*  $7/hour N/A N/A

Stand-Up

Paddleboards - SUP

N/A $15/hour  N/A

      *Rental time does not include guest travel to/from beach. Minnewashta SUP Rentals only available Saturdays and Sundays  from 12:00pm - 5:00pm June - August (weather dependent).

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