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Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park

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No Charge


Bertram Park Map

Bertram Single Track Trails 2019

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  1. Bike Trail
  2. Cross Country Skiing Trail
  3. Fishing
  4. Grill
  5. Hiking / Walking
  6. Meeting Rooms
  7. Parking
  8. Picnic Areas
  9. Picnic Shelters
  10. Picnic Tables
  11. Playground
  12. Public Lake Access
  13. Restrooms
  14. RV Campground
  15. Snowshoeing Trail
  16. Swimming Beach
  17. Trails
  18. Water

Legacy LogoBertram Chain of Lakes

Wright County and the City of Monticello have partnered to create this 1,200 acres of open space in Wright County, known as the Bertram Chain of Lakes.  The County and City partnership was formed with the goal of improving the community’s quality of life by preserving this irreplaceable natural area and creating a regional park for public enjoyment and recreation.   The 1,200 acres of the Bertram Chain of Lakes property represents four lakes, acres of undisturbed shoreline, natural habitat, and oak forest.  

A Bright Future

The partnership was awarded a series of grants from the Parks and Trails Legacy Fund for the acquisition and development of this significant resource.

Campground Status (Open)

Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park Campground is now Open. You can make reservations online.


Electric Campsite (50 amp service/Water)Wright County Resident: $29.00/nightNon-Resident: $33.00/night
Full Service Campsite (Electric/Water/Sewer)Wright County Resident: $32.00/night
Non-Resident: $36.00/night
Tandem CampsiteWright County Resident: $48.00/night
Non-Resident: $52.00/night
Small Camper Cabin (Sleeps up to 5)Wright County Resident: $55.00/night
Non-Resident: $59.00/night
Large Camper Cabin (Sleeps up to 6)Wright County Resident: $65.00/night
Non-Resident: $69.00/night

This is the third campground that Wright County Parks & Recreation manages. The campground consists of 38 RV sites and six camper cabins. There are two sizes of camper cabins. The small ones can sleep up to five people and the large ones can sleep up to 6. Each cabin is heated and cooled and will be available year-round once opened. The large cabins come with a mini fridge inside to hold cold goods as well. Of the 38 RV sites, 23 of them are full-service sites with 50-amp electrical service, water, and sewer hook ups. The remaining 15 sites have 50-amp electrical service and water hook ups. The campground development included a contact station and comfort station in addition to the campsites and cabins.   

Parking Areas and Trailheads
Two main parking areas are available, the south entrance off 90th street, provides users access to nearly 7.5 miles of hiking trails, 14 miles of single track mountain bike trails, an access to Bertram Lake and a carry-in access to Long Lake which will allow users the opportunity to paddle Long, Mud and First Lakes

The main park entrance is located at 9842 Briarwood Avenue NE, Monticello MN on the North end of Bertram Lake, this entrance provides users access to the swimming beach, hiking trials, picnic facilities, picnic shelter (available for reservation), campground, the four season climate controlled chalet, and Camp Manitou facilities/day camp.

As per the Wright County Park Ordinance, pets are not allowed to enter the beach area, park buildings, or day use picnic area.  Pets are allowed in all other areas of the park including trails, and should be kept on a leash no longer than six feet.  Please be a responsible pet owner by cleaning up after your pet.

Friends of Bertram Lakes website

Single-track Mountain Bike Trails -  Please check the MORC page for update.


Park Amenities

  • Swimming Beach
  • Playground
  • Hiking Trails
  • Single-track Mountain Bike Trails
  • Fishing Piers
  • 4 Lakes (Bertram, Long, Mud, and First)
  • Amphitheater
  • Parking
  • Lakeside Shelter (Reserve Online)
  • 4 Season Chalet (Reserve Online)
  • Beach House (restrooms and changing rooms)
  • Campground-RV and Camper Cabins (Reserve Online)