About This Campground
Crescent Lake is an undeveloped lake surrounded entirely by the remote Superior National Forest. This quiet campground has waterfront campsites with easy access to fishing, exploring the nearby wilderness and simply enjoying the beauty of the natural area.
Superior National Forest, located in…
- Tent Sites
- Standard (Tent/RV)
- ADA Access
- Picnic Table
- Firewood Available
- Drinking Water
- Max Length: 45 ft.
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
- Walk InPark in a lot, walk to your campsite
- Hike InHike a trail to your campsite
The tent sites or sites not on the water were EXTREMELY lacking. Site 25 specifically was awful. Brush is over grown making very limited space to set up a tent and the path up to the small clearing up the hill is being taken over by growth BUT the sites on the water are breath taking. Knowing this…
We love the peaceful, private campsites. The lake is beautiful. Fishing is great when you know where to go. Very rustic and clean. Nearest supplies are about 15 miles away, so double check inventory before you leave Hwy 61.
We arrived very late, having spent too much time in Duluth, and set up in the dark. It was easy enough to find the site and we thought we had located the tent in the best place, until daylight revealed our mistake. We were pleased to find a pleasant, quiet campground. The only drawback was the…
Crescent Lake Campground is located in Minnesota
Travel Highway 61 along Lake Superior's north shore to Tofte, Minnesota. In Tofte, turn north (away from Lake Superior) on Sawbill Trail (CCHS 2). Follow the Sawbill Trail for 16 miles to The Grade (Forest Road 170). Turn right onto the The Grade and proceed east for 7 miles. The campground is on your right and is marked by a large sign.