ambush-parkAmbush Park offers a large variety of activities including camping, learning, games, playgrounds and more. Enjoy many scenic views of the Chippewa River, Butterfly Garden and walking trails. It is part of Benson’s Riverside Recreation Area next to the Aquatic Park and Golf Course and just a short walk to the downtown Benson area.

There are 14 modern campsites with electric, water and sewer. There are sites for tents if you want to rough it.

There are nightly and weekly rates available. Rent one of the shelters for that special event. To make reservations for camping or a shelter please call 320-843-4775.


Historical Landmarks

If it's History you're interested in... Here are some ideas.

  • Ambush Park
  • Original Benson Schoolhouse
  • Swift County Courthouse
  • St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
  • Swift County Historical Society

Swift County Courthouse


The Swift County Courthouse, built in 1898 is on the National Register of Historic Places.