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Winnie Dam Campground

2 Reviews

About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

Overview

Winnie Dam Campground is situated in the heart of northern Minnesota's lake country on scenic Winnibigoshish Lake in the Chippewa National Forest.

Recreation

Lake Winnie offers excellent fishing opportunities for walleye, perch and musky. It is one of Minnesota's premier…

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

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

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

2 Reviews of Winnie Dam Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Scott M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2021

Great Location and Smaller Clean Campground

Super nice campground and one of the cleanest I've ever stayed in. It is sponsored by the Army Corps of Engineers and they always have good solid facilities so this is a huge bonus for the area. With access to the Mississippi River near and Lake Winnibigoshish you have plenty to choose from. The…

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Month of VisitAugust
Janet R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2020

Great for your fishing vacation

Winnie Dam This campground is a high quality, well kept federal campground sponsored and maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers. It is adjacent to the Dam that marks the outlet of the Mississippi River from Lake Winnibigoshsish. Folks enjoy camping here for the tremendous fishing…

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Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Winnie Dam Campground is located in Minnesota

Directions

From Deer River, Minnesota, take Highway 2 west for one mile. Turn right on Highway 46 and go 12 miles. Turn left on Itasca County 9 and continue 2 miles, then turn left at signs and follow to the campground.

Coordinates

47.4300007 N
94.04916628 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Winnie Dam Campground is situated in the heart of northern Minnesota's lake country on scenic Winnibigoshish Lake in the Chippewa National Forest.

Recreation

Lake Winnie offers excellent fishing opportunities for walleye, perch and musky. It is one of Minnesota's premier fisheries. Boating on this 67,000-acre lake is also very popular.

Many hiking and biking trails meander around the lake and its 141 miles of shoreline. Hunting areas can be found in the surrounding forest.

Facilities

The campground, pronounced "win-uh-big-osh-ish," offers 22 sites with electric hookups. Amenities include showers, flush toilets, pit toilets, drinking water, a dump station, boat ramp, picnic shelter and playground.

Natural Features

A forest of mixed hardwoods and towering red pines covers the area, housing an abundance of wildlife including nesting bald eagles, porcupines, black bears, chipmunks and many others.

Wild blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries grow seasonally on the forest floor.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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