About This Campground
Sawbill Lake Campground has immediate access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a beautiful, peaceful and wild natural feature of Minnesota's Superior National Forest. The campground acts as a convenient base camp for exploring the nearby wilderness.
Superior National Forest, located…
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- Picnic Table
- Drinking Water
- Sanitary Dump
- Max Length: 45 ft.
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
- Walk InPark in a lot, walk to your campsite
- Boat InBoat to your campsite
Large, busy campground. You have to check in at the Sawbill Canoe Outfitters across the street from the campground entry. Even if you reserved online. It’s a bit bizarre, but whatever. Campsites are hit or miss. Some are spectacular. Some are on top of each other. Mine was right next to another…
This campground was where we stayed the night before we went out on our portaging canoe trip. I was impressed with how well kept and clean the campground was. The biffy was clean and there were multiple clean water pumps located around the campground.
We stayed at campsite 36, not our ideal…
Two of us were in the area for the weekend, a lovely August weekend, and loved this campground! We had short walks to the water point and to the biffy, which was clean and not unpleasant, but the problem with this, as with so many places, was that other people were there too. Quiet hours are…
Sawbill Lake Campground - Superior National Forest is located in Minnesota
The campground is located north of Tofte, Minnesota. Travel to Tofte via Highway 61 along Lake Superior's north shore. In Tofte, turn north (away from Lake Superior) on Sawbill Trail (CCHS 2). Follow Sawbill Trail 24 miles until it ends at the entrance to the campground.