Camping Under the Oaks

Shady Oaks Campground is located in Garden City, Home of the Blue Earth County Fair.

Peaceful, quiet and relaxing, the campground is located on the banks of the Watonwan River and is especially suited for private, quiet camping or for group gatherings.

  • Canoe landings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking trail
  • Biking
  • Playground equipment
  • Horseshoe
  • other Activities

Holiday weekends at the campground feature a variety of special activities including bingo, nature walks and family games to name a few.

Office Hours: 1pm – 8pm Friday and Saturday, Sunday 8am – 12pm    

Best time to call between 9am – 5pm Wednesday through Sunday.

Internet available for $2.00 per day. Outer sites may have to log on closer to the office for reception.

Picture of campground from the air
Picture of campground from the air


Good camping as the leaves start to change.


Every Friday and Saturday in October

Northern Frights Haunted Fairgrounds


340 Fairgrounds St.
PO Box 284
Garden City, MN 56034

BEC Fair