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
  • 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: 4–8pm Monday & Tuesday; 2–8pm Wednesday & Thursday; 1pm–8pm Friday, Saturday  10am–3pm and 5–9pm, Sunday 10am–2pm and Holiday Hours will be posted.

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

Internet available to all campers with paid camping.

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