The Black Fox Campground has nine camp sites. Restroom facilities are available. The campground is in a remote location within a spruce forest on South Fork Rapid Creek. The Black Fox Botanical Area is adjacent to the campground. A snowmobile trail with a warming hut is available. The campground is popular on weekends.
At a Glance
USFS Fee $10/night/site
Roads closed to wheeled vehicles Dec 15-Mar31 for snowmobile trail.
From Rochford, travel west on FSR 231 for approximately eight miles.
The Black Fox valley contains an iron fen and a riparian area surrounded by northern white spruce forest. The area was first surveyed in 1892 by Per Axel Rydberg. Rydberg documented the presence of northern sweet coltsfoot (Petasites sagittatus), a plant of boreal environments. This species is still present today.
The Black Fox Campground roads are closed to wheeled vehicle travel from December 15th through March 31st. Snowmobile travel is permitted.