Man and dog in boat looking out over the lake.


To make the Campers’ Paradise experience a delight for all our guests, please follow these policies and simple rules.

Boat launching
Help us keep beautiful Lake Belle Taine free of aquatic invasive species (AIS)! We support the Department of Natural Resource’s efforts to ensure these species don’t hitchhike on watercraft and take up residence in our lake.
FAQs from the DNR about AIS
Learn about Clean In Clean Out

Please launch your fishing boat, personal watercraft, sailboat, etc. at the Nevis public dock. Inspectors there will check your watercraft before it’s put in the water. Our office staff have information about inspection hours.

If you suspect your watercraft may be contaminated, there's a FREE watercraft decontamination service at 812 Henrietta Avenue South in Park Rapids. Call ahead to make an appointment at (218) 252-6738.

Campers’ Paradise is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
people on bench

Check-in/Check-out Times
Check-in: 1 p.m.
Check-out: 11 a.m.

Camping Cabins
Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 10:30 a.m.

Office Hours
Campers' Paradise is open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Extended weekend hours Sat., June 26-Sun. Aug. 29
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For your convenience, you’ll find a variety of supplies and rentals at the office including:

  • Selection of dry goods (fixings for s'mores, syrup, coffee, salt & pepper, paper plates, napkins, etc.)
  • Selection of toiletries (sunscreen, toothpaste, etc.)
  • Selection of refrigerated groceries & specialty beverages (hot dogs, juice, eggs, butter, etc.)
  • Ice cream treats & candy
  • Firewood
  • Three 14-foot fishing boats with 6-horsepower outboard motors
  • Two 16-foot fishing boats with 15-horsepower outboard motors
  • Outboard motor and vehicle gasoline
  • Pontoon boat
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks
  • Standing paddleboards
  • Bait
  • Ice (cubes)

Lodge Hours
9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Campground Courtesy
For our complete Campers' Paradise Code of Conduct, click here.

  • Quiet hours are 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • No visitors after 9 p.m.
  • Please leave your horses, motorbikes, golf carts and ATVs home.
  • Protect our Island’s forest! Cutting firewood or standing trees is not allowed and subject to a fine. To combat the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer, please do not bring your own firewood to the Island. Firewood is available at the office.
  • Our winding Island roads are a delight for walkers, parents with strollers, bicyclists and kids, kids, kids. So please respect our low speed limits for all motor vehicles and watch for pedestrians.
  • Please follow Minnesota’s boating and personal watercraft regulations.
  • Campers’ Paradise prides itself on providing a fun and relaxing family atmosphere. We reserve the right to request that unruly groups or individuals leave the Island without refund.

father & daughter playing game by fire

Your pets are welcome at Campers’ Paradise, but please keep them on a leash and quiet. Also, please clean up after them.

man walking dog on leash by beach