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Incredible but busy

Beautiful and well maintained park. Super busy in the summer months but worth the trip. Easy hike to the best of the Falls.

Cute campground with very pretty trails

Although we didn't actually stay at this campground, we drove through and I thought I'd give it a review based on my impressions. Had we known it was here, we might have actually booked a night.

It's not a giant campground, but there was enough space this time of year to accommodate any passerby. each campsite appeared to have a fire ring with a great for grilling, a picnic table, and space for a camper or a tent. There was no electric, but it looked like you could park a small RV or pop-up camper without a problem. There are no showers, but they do have vault toilets. And very close by, there's some beautiful hiking trails! One of them you cross has a very old bridge that is just gorgeous! It's a wooden bridge with a very unique suspension that crosses over the water that creates Amnicon Falls. This time of year, after all the rain, it was flowing like mad and beautiful!

Since I didn't stay, I can't speak for the noise level in the campground. But since we were traveling in October, there wasn't a campground we stayed in that seem to be full of people. Most everything was quiet this time of year.

side note, you do need a park pass in order to stay at the campground. So in addition to the camping fee, you need a park sticker that's available at a self-serve machine when you come in. Out of state residents paid $11 for the park sticker, and $20 for a campsite. In-state residents paid $15 for the campground and I'm not certain how much for a sticker. it did not, however, seem that camping fees went up much past $25, even in the peak of the summer. They are open all year round, but it's still $15 to $20 in the winter time.

Nice little park

Nice campsites not too far from the lake. Not a ton of hiking but the trails that are there are nice. Good fishing right off shore.

A real gem.

Very well maintained property, beautiful location right on the lake. Clean showers and bathrooms, nice little store, playground for the kids, clean swimming beach, this place has it all! The family that runs the place is awesome and very helpful, we love it and will definitely be back!

Kicking Tires

Lots of great camp sites available and awesome hiking. Bathrooms were clean so that was a plus. It’s a little annoying that you can only park one vehicle at your site when there was room for 3 or more. The other parking lot isn’t close or safe to walk to in the dark. I really wish you would have just charged us for 2 cars.

Nice Campground

Great campground with tent sites next to the beach. RV sites are small and close together. Both 30 & 50 amp service for RV's. First come first serve for all sites. Can be very crowded in July and August. I recommend this campground if you like great views of Lake Superior.

Backpacking Site 2

Spent a couple of nights here recently and really enjoyed the solitude. Trails are all marked and the proximity to the lighthouse was nice. Weather was cool and varied between clear and partly cloudy with a light rain for about an hour one morning. Site is on a relatively open, low bluff that overlooks Lake Superior to the South and has fire ring with grill grate, half a picnic table, a locker for food / gear, latrine and tent area padded with wood chips. Trees on site were perfect for my hammock. Waves crashing below site were calming and put me to sleep both nights - was much like beach camping in my home state of California! I did not hike the surrounding trails much as this was more of a short reconnaissance trip for future visits. If you plan on swimming be sure to bring water shoes! Pebbles/rocks are tough on bare feet.

While there I also took the opportunity to scout backpack site 1. This site has same amenities though it is more sheltered by trees. There is a short path that leads down to the water’s edge and a little swimming cove that could be cool for shallow rock diving. Large, flat granite formations for sunning yourself as well. Either site is awesome and Split Rock I’ll definitely be back!

Knife river

The first review nailed it! Me and my daughter stayed one night in a tent! The car noise was bad ! I would stay there again in a pinch because the beach that is just on the north side of the marina is still one of our favorite spots on the lake! If you do stay get some firewood and plan on staying up until the traffic slows down .

Beautiful campground

This was a wonderful campground with great hiking. The swinging bridge and river are a great feature to the park and they are absolutely beautiful. They just finished building new bathrooms and shower facilities.

We enjoy this place

Bent Trout Lake Campground is a beauty. They have tent camping with hookups at times. There is a great, well-maintained lake which in turn makes the beach just as nice as the lake itself. Pristine waters with great piece of property surrounding it. Friendly staff and win-win for family’s and others alike.

Convenient but busy

For a couple car camping with a tent this place suited our needs. Conveniently located between split rock and Duluth it’s easy to explore the north shore from here. With that being said it’s a louder and camper heavy campground with very little privacy. The lake view is spectacular and all around I would recommend this place to anyone looking to camp somewhere convenient on the north shore.

Choose wisely.

The sites are small… very small. Barely fit my 21 foot trailer in because the turn was ridiculous to get in the site. The bathroom was in disrepair and we ended up not using it. The police roll through about every 2 hours for no good reason.

It is on Lake Superior and it does have water and electric for a decent price.


Does not have water sewer hookups but had a station to dump and fill has electricity at most sites close to water has boat access and camp ground is outside of an awesome lil town

Well laid out grounds very close to water and play ground great showers

Fills up fast is well kept close to Duluth and numerous other places with exciting things to do hiking trails swimming canoeing is outside a quiet quaint town  the rangers are helpful and on duty 24 hrs a day  has spots for bigger campers

Great time!

We spent 10 days here and had a great time. This is a very busy park. Popular with the locals and frequently used for family get-togethers. Noticed a number of sites that had multiple units and cars. Difficult to get a site on a weekend. Nice beach. Great boating. Super hosts who bend over backwards to accommodate all, almost to a fault. Witnessed people taking advantage of their kindness--checking out late, parked where they shouldn’t be, using a chair to save a spot for someone,… We will return. Some nice sites on the water.

Spectacular views and cozy campsites

Burlington Bay City Campground is in Two Harbors, Mn only 30 minutes from historic Duluth , Mn. Some of the sites are very open and everyone can see your business but the views and access that you get of Lake Superior make up for that.

This is a city run campground with everything you need to enjoy your time on the North Shore. The campground is located inside to two harbors which makes it very accessible to walking to town and to the local brewery their Castle danger brewery. You can jump right into Lake Superior that’s connected to the campground and, some of the campsites are right on the shore of the lake which makes it amazing if you like to swim, kayak or paddle board.

You can stay at this campground for $36 a night for electric and water hook up 40$ a night for 30amp electric, water and, sewer and 40$ a night for 50amp electric, water and sewer. Primitive non electric sites are 28$ a night. Firewood is 6$ a bundle and extra tents on sites are only 10$. If you pull a boat or other trailer it’ll cost you 5$ dollars a night extra and an extra vehicle also cost you 5$ dollars a night.

This is a pretty cool campground because it’s broken up into sections so you don’t feel so crammed in there with everybody.

Very open and great for RVs

Penmarallter Campsite is located just outside the infamous Duluth, Mn and just before you get to Two Harbors, Mn. This is a very open campground that would be premier for RV camping. I probably would not pitch a tent unless I was in a bind.

There is electric hook up and water hook up.

Being located just about 30minutes outside of Duluth, Mn and just before Two Harbors, Mn its a very convenient campground to stay at.

Small but convient

On our way up to Grand Marais we made a pit stop at the Knife River Campground to snag some pictures for our family to decide if this is where they want to stay for our family trip in a few weeks.

At first glance this campground looks super tiny and kind of sloppy. Its right off of the Scenic Byway just outside of Duluth and before you get to Two Harbors. Being in this location makes it a convenient campground for a weekend getaway to Duluth. There’s a little small candy shop that makes handmade candies right next to the campground itself and a few restaurants around there as well. The campground itself provides Wi-Fi and electric for its guests.

As we drove into the campground we saw some big RV is parked just off the parking lot next to the office and thought at first that this was not even something that we would want to consider. As we drove further in it was a small loop of sites that were electric sites and super close together.

This campground is convenient for this location however the sites were not anything that I would be interested in staying at and the sound from the road that was about 200 feet from the campsites was extremely loud.

Adult & Kid Fun

A beautiful, smaller park. We tent camped with our littles (2 & under) & they had a blast walking & sitting in the water near the Falls. There are countless locations on the Falls for your family to get cozy & enjoy the water in & out. Check out campsites 16&17 if available, private & short walk to sites. Overall all sites seemed to be a great size with most having decent privacy. Clean park & friendly staff.

General Andrew's

Decent four wheeling campsite for a weekend trip.  Located a few miles from the soo line trail.  A little bit smaller of a location and traffic.  Offers outhouses and water.  In town amenities close by.

Nemedji st forrest

Excellent campground if your into ATV use camping.  Offers hundreds of miles of 4 wheeling and snowmobiling.  Cand forget dirtbiles and UTV as well.l. capsites are closely placed.  Offers a water pu.p and outhouses.  A shallow boat launch with a dock.  Additionally a picnic area for day use.  All nicely secluded with nemedji Forrest and beyond.

Very nice

Stayed at site #24 and it was about as secluded as you can get with a 30 foot camper. Close to everything but still felt like we were far away.

Unlike other campsites!

We were pleasantly surprised with the campground when we rented one of their walk-in areas. The tent areas are pretty secluded and surrounded by woods with minimal neighbor friends. We also reserved ahead of time and found our tenting area after hours fairly easy. Not to mention we spent some time at the adventure park. The alpine coaster was awesome! Thinking about doing the mountain biking there next time!


This is an EPIC campsite! You get your own cart (each campsite as one assigned) and it is maybe a quarter mile cart in. The campsite has a nice picnic table, with a fire grate near by, and also has a really nice woodchip bed for the tent. The best part however is the stunning view. There is a bench that is on the edge of a cliff down to Lake Superior with a phenomenal view of the lighthouse! Would highly recommend

Mountain Bikers Paradise

Heavily wooded and beautiful! Very close to Duluth. It is a mountain bikers paradise. Loved it!

A Landmark

Great during every season!


A beautiful fall camping trip!

One of our Favorites!

We have camped here more than any other park! The chain of waterfalls are unlike any other park in the area because you can swim in almost all of them, the snake pit is a thrill for jumping off into the iron rich water (don’t be put off by the water color it’s natural and safe!)


Tallest waterfall in Wisconsin! We’ve camped here many times, a good place to try and snag a first come first serve site if you’re camping last minute. The fall colors are AMAZING to witness at this park!

Always Great

We’ve camped multiple times at gooseberry falls at different times of the year and it never disappoints. We also love hiking the park in winter. This is one of my favorite places to camp and spend time outside. The water is fun to walk thru and the hike is easy and enjoyable.