$15 - $150 / night

View All
View All
Nature
Nature
Facilities
Facilities
People
People
Buildings
Buildings

South Kawishiwi River

5 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

South Kawishiwi River Campground is located in Superior National Forest near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, about 10 miles from Ely, Minnesota. It offers fishing, boating and other recreational activities in a relaxing outdoor setting. The campground has sites with and…

Add Campground Info

Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Good
  • Verizon
    Fair
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

5 Reviews of South Kawishiwi River

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 3
SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2021

Great find near Ely, MN

We wanted to visit the North American Bear Center so looked for nearby camping. The South Kawishiwi campground is a lovely forest service campground with 30 amp electric in many of its large sites. There are spotless vault toilets, a dumpster, aluminum recycling and a very friendly camp host. …

Site6
Month of VisitSeptember
SmallRVLifestyle V.
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2020

Nice Forest Campground By The Lake

I spent two nights at site #13 which was an electric site with my RV. There is a mile-long hiking trail in the park which is a plus. It was raining and was windy so I didn't get to enjoy it much but what I noticed that it is overrun with mice during the night. They kept me up getting in and running…

Site13
Month of VisitOctober
Janet R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2019

On the Open Road to Kawishiwi

Dyrt Ranger Review of Banner and Oak Products at the South Kawishiwi Campground

Campground Review: My husband and his motorcycle buddies love riding on backroads and scenic byways in our state and National Forests in northern Minnesota. The MN State Highway 1 winds through the tall pines of the…

  • (14) View All

Location

South Kawishiwi River is located in Minnesota

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Ely, Minnesota, travel about 10.3 miles south on State Highway 1 toward Lake Superior. Turn left onto the campground road.

Coordinates

47.81555506 N
91.73138897 W

Open in Google Maps

Nearby Campgrounds