GETTING AROUND

GETTING AROUND

LOCATION

The address for Hay Days:

38740 Oriole Avenue
North Branch, MN. 55056

Hay Days Grounds Map
Hay Days Area Road Map

(Includes parking and prices, local camping, and merchandise drop-off points)

GETTING TO HAY DAYS

Driving Directions
From the South: Minneapolis or St. Paul (Preferred Route)
  • Go North on I-35 to the Stacy exit 139.
  • Turn RIGHT on County Road 19 and go about 1/2 mile to County Road 30.
  • At the stop sign, turn LEFT on County Road 30 and go for 1.4 miles to County Road 18.
  • At County Road 18 turn RIGHT and go for 4.5 miles to County Road 14.
  • At County Road 14 turn RIGHT and go for .9 miles to County Road 11 (Old County 15).
  • At County Road 11 (Old County 15) turn LEFT and go for 5.5 miles to County Road 70.
  • At County Road 70 turn LEFT and go 1 mile to Haydays
From the North: Hinckley or Duluth
  • Go South on I-35 to the Harris exit 152.
  • Turn LEFT on County Road 10 and go east about 1/2 mile.
  • At the RR tracks/stop, turn LEFT an County Road 30 and go 3 blocks.
  • At County Road 9 turn RIGHT and go for about 11 miles. You will go through the town of Sunrise and cross Highway 95
  • At County Road 11 (Old County 15) turn LEFT and go for about 2 miles
  • At County Road 70 turn LEFT and go about 1 mile to Haydays
From the East: St. Croix Falls, WI or Taylors Falls, MN
  • Take highway 95 west to Almelund, MN.
  • Turn LEFT on County Road 10 and go east about 1/2 mile.
  • At Almelund, turn LEFT an County Road 11 (Old County 15) and go about 1.5 miles.
  • At County Road 70 turn RIGHT and go about 1 mile to Haydays
From the West: North Branch, Cambridge or Princeton, MN

The Sno-Barons do not recommend using Highway 95 East through North Branch to the event. However if you do, please be very patient and courteous.

PARKING

Parking is available on neighboring properties (see map). Please note the SnoBarons do not own or operate these lots nor receive revenues for parking. Proceeds go to the landowners themselves as well as the county for the required permits.

  • PastureLand West Parking $15 Saturday or Sunday, $20 with trailer. Located on west end of property and enter thru Spectator Gate 4.
  • Spring Creek Farm Parking $20 Saturday, $10 Sunday. Trailer additional charge $20 Saturday, $10 Sunday. Located across Oriole Ave and enter thru Spectator Gate 1 or Gate 3.
  • Racer’s Edge North Parking/Camping $10 Saturday, $5 Sunday. Located across Highway 95 on Oriole Ave 1/4 mile. Enter thru Gate 1.
  • Chicken Coop Parking $10 Saturday, $5 Sunday. Located just across Highway 95.
  • Swap Road South Parking $50 Weekend parking including Friday and all overnights. Adjacent to Swap Road.
  • Waldoch Parking $15. $30 with trailer. Located on NW area of property and enter thru Spectator Gate 5. Spectator Gate 5 is NEVER open Friday.

All parking lots have designated areas for handicap, ATV/UTV and motorcycles.

Click HERE for Map of parking lots and their locations

Anyone wishing to sleep overnight in their vehicle Saturday night must do so at lots that allow camping

Friday Information:

Please note that if you are a racer or swapper and parking outside the grounds Friday, the Waldoch Spectator Gate 5 is not open. The only open gates to enter or leave the property are Gate 2 (Swap and Racer entrance/exit and Gate 3). Parking for entire weekend will be available at the Swap Road South, Racer’s Edge and Chicken Coop lots. All persons meeting a swap party member Friday will need to meet at the Swap Road Gate Entrance. No exceptions.

General Grounds Map showing Gate Entrances.

LODGING & CAMPING

Local Camping
Please see this map for the local neighbor’s camping locations
Chicken Coop Camping [Contact Alice or Arlan: 651/210-0273]
Racers Edge North Camping [Contact Michelle Waletzko: 651/434-9226]

Regional Camping
Wild River State Park [5 miles]
Wildwood RV and Campground [10 miles]
Camp Waub-O-Jeeg [12 miles]
InterState State Park [13 miles]
Kozy Oaks
 [14 miles]
Country Camping [31 miles]
Ham Lake Campground [37 miles]

RV Parks
Hillcrest RV Park [8 miles]
Wildwood RV and Campground [10 miles]
South Bay RV [24 miles]
Running Aces [27 miles]
Country Camping [31 miles]
Ham Lake Campground [37 miles]

Bed & Breakfast
High Woods [8 miles]

Convenience Store/Gas

Hotels/Motels

Budget Host Logo  8.8 Miles
Budget Host Inn & Suites
6010 Main Street
North Branch MN
(651) 243-5155
9.2 Miles
AmericInn Lodge and Suites
38675 14th Avenue
North Branch
(651) 674-8627
11.2 Miles
America’s Best Value Inn
11490 Lake Lane
Chisago City MN
(651) 257-8088
10.6 Miles
Go Boat Motel & Marina
516 Grand Avenue South
Center City, MN
(651) 964-0227
11.9 Miles
Pines Hotel
531 River Street
Taylors Falls MN
(651) 465-3422
11.9 Miles
Wannigan Point Cabins
150 Maple Street
Taylor Falls MN
(651) 465-3247
13.7 Miles
Comfort Inn
29579 Sportsman Drive
Chisago City, MN 55013(651) 213-3400
13.8 Miles
Holiday Inn Express
2190 US Hwy 8
St Croix Falls, WI 54024
(888) 465-4329
21.6 Miles
Grandstay Hotel & Suites
300 Garfield Street South
Cambridge MN
(763) 689-0542   (866) 936-7829
22.7 Miles
Country Inn & Suites
1954 West Broadway Avenue
Forest Lake MN
(651) 982-9799
35.5 Miles
Hampton Inn & Suites
579 Apollo Drive
Lino Lakes MN
(763) 746-7999
39.3 Miles
Holiday Inn Express
1100 East Couty Road E
Vadnais Heights MN 55110
(651) 484-240
41.5 Miles
Super 8 Motel
9410 Baltimore Street NE
Blaine MN 55449-4336
(763) 786-8888
42.4 miles
Centerstone Suites Blaine
10580 Baltimore St NE
Blaine, MN 55449
763-792-0750
43.6 Miles
Homewood Suites by Hilton
1815 Old Highway 8 NW
New Brighton MN 55112
(651) 631-8002
44.7 Miles
Residence Inn by Marriot
2985 Centre Pointe Drive
Roseville MN 55113
(651) 636-0680
 44.9 Miles
Courtyard by Marriott
2905 Centre Pointe Drive
Roseville Mn 55113
(651) 746-8000
 46.1 Miles
Hilton Garden Inn
1050 Gramsie Road
Shoreview MN 55126
(877) 746-7384
 46.1 Miles
Hampton Inn
1000 Gramsie Road
Shoreview MN 55126
(877) 233-3194
  48.0 Miles
DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis North
2200 Freeway Blvd
Brooklyn Park MN 55430
(763) 566-8000