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    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Bemidji State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Bemidji State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Bemidji State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Bemidji State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Bemidji State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Bemidji State Park Campground

    1.

    Lake Bemidji State Park Campground

    27 Reviews
    79 Photos
    66 Saves
    Bemidji, Minnesota

    Welcome to Lake Bemidji State Park Campground, a gem nestled near the city of Bemidji, MN. This place has got it all, from beautiful lake views to a range of amenities that make camping here a breeze. Whether you're pitching a tent, rolling in with an RV, or staying in one of the cozy cabins, you're in for a treat.

    The campground is open year-round, so you can enjoy the great outdoors no matter the season. One of the standout features is the easy access to Lake Bemidji. You can take a leisurely walk down to the lake and even find a nice restaurant along the trail for a bite to eat. The lake itself is stunning, perfect for a swim or just relaxing by the shore.

    For those who like a bit of comfort, the cabins here are top-notch. They come equipped with electricity, heaters, air conditioning, and even a front porch with a screen. It's like having a little slice of home in the middle of nature. Plus, there's a water pump and portable toilets nearby, making it super convenient.

    If you're into hiking or biking, you're in luck. There are several trails that wind through the park, offering beautiful scenery and a chance to spot some local wildlife. The park also has modern bathrooms and showers, which visitors have praised for being clean and well-maintained.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. And if you're worried about supplies, there's a market on-site where you can pick up essentials, including firewood for those cozy campfires.

    In short, Lake Bemidji State Park Campground offers a fantastic mix of natural beauty and modern conveniences. Whether you're here for a weekend or an extended stay, you're bound to have a memorable time.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Bear Paw Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Bear Paw Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Bear Paw Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Bear Paw Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Bear Paw Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Bear Paw Campground — Itasca State Park

    2.

    Bear Paw Campground — Itasca State Park

    37 Reviews
    148 Photos
    31 Saves
    Laporte, Minnesota

    Welcome to Bear Paw Campground in Itasca State Park, Minnesota. This place is a gem, especially if you love being close to nature. The campground is right on the lake, offering some fantastic views and a peaceful atmosphere. It's a great spot for both tent and RV camping, and there are even cabins available if you prefer a bit more comfort.

    One of the standout features here is the clean and well-maintained facilities. The bathrooms are spotless, and some are even housed in charming log cabins. You'll find drinking water, electric hookups, and showers, making your stay quite comfortable. Plus, there's a market nearby for any essentials you might need.

    Visitors rave about the hiking trails and the variety of activities available. You can rent kayaks or pontoons for some fun on the lake, or take a leisurely bike ride through the park. The headwaters of the Mississippi River are a must-see, and there are plenty of trails to explore, offering breathtaking views of old-growth pines and serene lakes.

    If you're into wildlife, keep an eye out for eagles and other critters. One camper even spotted a raccoon during a late-night bathroom break. And don't miss the chance to climb the fire tower for some incredible views, though that's not for the faint of heart.

    Overall, Bear Paw Campground is a fantastic spot for a relaxing getaway. Whether you're here for the hiking, the water activities, or just to soak in the natural beauty, you won't be disappointed. So pack your bags, grab your gear, and come enjoy everything this wonderful campground has to offer.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Pine Ridge Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pine Ridge Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pine Ridge Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pine Ridge Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pine Ridge Campground — Itasca State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pine Ridge Campground — Itasca State Park

    3.

    Pine Ridge Campground — Itasca State Park

    30 Reviews
    86 Photos
    15 Saves
    Laporte, Minnesota

    Pine Ridge Campground in Itasca State Park, MN, is a gem for anyone looking to immerse themselves in nature. This spot is perfect for those who enjoy a mix of comfort and the great outdoors. The campground offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options.

    One of the standout features here is the extensive network of hiking and biking trails. Visitors rave about the beautiful bike trails and the numerous hiking paths that wind through the park, leading to scenic spots like the headwaters of the Mississippi River. If you're into biking or hiking, you'll find plenty to keep you busy.

    The campground itself is well-equipped with amenities. You'll find clean restrooms and shower facilities, drinking water, and electric hookups. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. There's also a market on-site for any last-minute supplies you might need.

    For those who enjoy a campfire, you'll be pleased to know that fires are allowed, and firewood is available for purchase. The sites are generally spacious and offer a good amount of shade, making it a comfortable stay even during the warmer months.

    Visitors have noted the friendly atmosphere and the beautiful fall colors if you time your visit right. Whether you're here for the trails, the tranquility, or just a weekend getaway, Pine Ridge Campground offers a solid mix of natural beauty and modern conveniences.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Leech Lake Recreation Area & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Leech Lake Recreation Area & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Leech Lake Recreation Area & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Leech Lake Recreation Area & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Leech Lake Recreation Area & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Leech Lake Recreation Area & Campground

    4.

    Leech Lake Recreation Area & Campground

    13 Reviews
    117 Photos
    48 Saves
    Longville, Minnesota

    Overview

    Leech Lake Recreation Area is located in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest in Federal Dam, Minnesota on the Leech Lake River. The area is best known for its fishing and boat access to Portage Bay on Leech Lake, a famous perch, walleye and musky fishery.

    Recreation

    Boating, canoeing and fishing are very popular activities. Anglers will find walleye, perch, bass, northern pike and musky, where every cast has the potential to yield a trophy. Miles of scenic hiking trails meander around Leech Lake, including the Soo Line, Heartland and North Country National Scenic Trails.

    Facilities

    Boating, canoeing and fishing are very popular activities. Anglers will find walleye, perch, bass, northern pike and musky, where every cast has the potential to yield a trophy. Miles of scenic hiking trails meander around Leech Lake, including the Soo Line, Heartland and North Country National Scenic Trails.

    Natural Features

    Leech Lake has 316 miles of shoreline and encompasses 14 natural lakes. A mixed forest of elm, ash, maple, basswood, birch, aspen and pine covers the area. Wildlife is abundant around the lake, where campers commonly hear the tell-tale call of loons out on the water.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Customers may cancel their reservation prior to arrival both on-line and through the call center. A $10 service fee will be withheld from any refund for a cancellation. A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee. If a customer wants to switch dates that are entirely outside of the original reservation dates, there is a $10 change fee.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Point

    5.

    Stony Point

    9 Reviews
    25 Photos
    74 Saves
    Walker, Minnesota

    Overview

    Reservations to all Chippewa National Forest Campgrounds can be made six months in advance. Stony Point is located on beautiful Leech Lake, in the heart of Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, canoeing, fishing and birding opportunities.

    Recreation

    Boating and fishing are very popular activities enjoyed by visitors to the campground. Anglers will find walleye, perch, bass, northern pike and muskie, where every cast has the potential to yield a trophy-sized catch. A boat ramp and dock are located within the campground. Miles of scenic hiking trails meander around Leech Lake, including the Paul Bunyon State Trail, Heartland Trail, Soo Line Trail and North Country National Scenic Trail.

    Facilities

    Boating and fishing are very popular activities enjoyed by visitors to the campground. Anglers will find walleye, perch, bass, northern pike and muskie, where every cast has the potential to yield a trophy-sized catch. A boat ramp and dock are located within the campground. Miles of scenic hiking trails meander around Leech Lake, including the Paul Bunyon State Trail, Heartland Trail, Soo Line Trail and North Country National Scenic Trail.

    Natural Features

    The campground is situated on the banks of Leech Lake in an open, grassy area, surrounded by an old growth forest of oak, elm, maple and ash trees. Some trees are over 200 years old. Leech Lake is the third-largest lake in Minnesota at more than 112,000 acres, with nearly 200 miles of shoreline. Campers commonly hear the telltale call of loons on the water.

    Nearby Attractions

    The very popular tourist town of Walker, Minnesota is located approximately 14 miles west of the campground, with a variety of restaurants, shops and festivals available there throughout the year.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $26 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Gulch Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulch Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulch Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulch Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulch Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Gulch Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Wanaki Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Wanaki Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Wanaki Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Wanaki Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Wanaki Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Wanaki Campground Loop

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    Norway Beach - Wanaki Campground Loop

    4 Reviews
    13 Photos
    13 Saves
    Cass Lake, Minnesota
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Chippewa Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Chippewa Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Chippewa Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Chippewa Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Chippewa Campground Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Norway Beach - Chippewa Campground Loop

    8.

    Norway Beach - Chippewa Campground Loop

    4 Reviews
    6 Photos
    Cass Lake, Minnesota

    Overview

    Chippewa Loop is part of the Norway Beach Recreation Area, on the southern shores of beautiful Cass Lake in north central Minnesota. The campground is a perfect location for family camping, with excellent boating and fishing opportunities.

    Recreation

    Cass Lake offers many recreational activities, including boating, canoeing, water skiing and swimming. Anglers fish for walleye, northern pike, perch and trophy muskie. A boat ramp is nearby. Star Island, in the middle of Cass Lake, is a unique feature of the Chippewa National Forest. Six miles of trails wind around the island, which is home to 199-acre Lake Windigo. Hiking and biking trails are available in the area, including the Migizi Bike Trail and the Norway Beach Trail. The Norway Beach Visitor Center is nearby. This building, with its magnificent fireplace, is a monument to the talents and craftsmanship of Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees. Educational programs and displays depict Dakota and Ojibwe heritage and the area's flora and fauna. A variety of special events are held at the center throughout the year. A kid's fishing day is held in June, Bald Eagle Day is sometime in July, and Smokey Bear's birthday party is held in August. Interpretive programs are offered every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

    Facilities

    Cass Lake offers many recreational activities, including boating, canoeing, water skiing and swimming. Anglers fish for walleye, northern pike, perch and trophy muskie. A boat ramp is nearby. Star Island, in the middle of Cass Lake, is a unique feature of the Chippewa National Forest. Six miles of trails wind around the island, which is home to 199-acre Lake Windigo. Hiking and biking trails are available in the area, including the Migizi Bike Trail and the Norway Beach Trail. The Norway Beach Visitor Center is nearby. This building, with its magnificent fireplace, is a monument to the talents and craftsmanship of Civilian Conservation Corps enrollees. Educational programs and displays depict Dakota and Ojibwe heritage and the area's flora and fauna. A variety of special events are held at the center throughout the year. A kid's fishing day is held in June, Bald Eagle Day is sometime in July, and Smokey Bear's birthday party is held in August. Interpretive programs are offered every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

    Natural Features

    The campground is situated on the banks of Cass Lake, in a forest of mature red and white pine trees. Some sites overlook the scenic lake. Cass Lake is the largest of eight lakes that make up the Cass Lake Chain of Lakes. The lake covers nearly 16,000 acres and has 27 miles of forested shoreline and sandy beaches.

    Nearby Attractions

    The town of Cass Lake is four miles west of the campground, offering restaurants, a bank, grocery and hardware stores, a movie theater and museum.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $26 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Pt Resort and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Pt Resort and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Pt Resort and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Pt Resort and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Pt Resort and Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Stony Pt Resort and Campground

    9.

    Stony Pt Resort and Campground

    3 Reviews
    13 Photos
    30 Saves
    Cass Lake, Minnesota
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Cass Lake Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Cass Lake Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Cass Lake Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Cass Lake Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Cass Lake Loop
    Camper-submitted photo from Cass Lake Loop

    10.

    Cass Lake Loop

    3 Reviews
    11 Photos
    42 Saves
    Cass Lake, Minnesota

    Overview

    Cass Lake Loop is part of the Norway Beach Recreation Area on beautiful Cass Lake in north central Minnesota. Visitors enjoy the area for its excellent boating and fishing opportunities.

    Recreation

    Cass Lake offers many recreational activities, including boating, canoeing, water skiing and swimming. Anglers fish for walleye, Northern pike, perch and trophy muskie. A boat ramp is nearby. Star Island, in the middle of Cass Lake, is a unique feature of the Chippewa National Forest. Six miles of trails wind around the island, which is home to 199-acre Lake Windigo. Hiking and biking trails are available in the area, including the Migizi Bike Trail and the Norway Beach Trail. The Norway Beach Visitor Center is nearby. This building, with its magnificent fireplace, is a monument to the talents and craftsmanship of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees. Programs and displays depict Dakota and Ojibway heritage and the area's flora and fauna. Special annual events are held at the center including a Kids Fishing Day in June, Bald Eagle Day in July and Smokey Bear's Birthday Party in August. Interpretive programs are offered Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

    Facilities

    Cass Lake offers many recreational activities, including boating, canoeing, water skiing and swimming. Anglers fish for walleye, Northern pike, perch and trophy muskie. A boat ramp is nearby. Star Island, in the middle of Cass Lake, is a unique feature of the Chippewa National Forest. Six miles of trails wind around the island, which is home to 199-acre Lake Windigo. Hiking and biking trails are available in the area, including the Migizi Bike Trail and the Norway Beach Trail. The Norway Beach Visitor Center is nearby. This building, with its magnificent fireplace, is a monument to the talents and craftsmanship of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees. Programs and displays depict Dakota and Ojibway heritage and the area's flora and fauna. Special annual events are held at the center including a Kids Fishing Day in June, Bald Eagle Day in July and Smokey Bear's Birthday Party in August. Interpretive programs are offered Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

    Natural Features

    The campground is located on the banks of Cass Lake, among a scenic forest of mature red and white pine. Cass Lake is the largest of eight lakes that make up the Cass Lake Chain of Lakes. The lake covers nearly 16,000 acres and has 27 miles of forested shoreline and sandy beaches.

    Nearby Attractions

    The town of Cass Lake, Minnesota is 4 miles west of the campground, offering restaurants, a bank, grocery and hardware stores, a movie theater and museum.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins

    $14 / night

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