Camping & Cabins

Choose from the following to find a site: Photo of Stony Point Campground on Leech Lake


   

As a reminder, the Chippewa National Forest no longer has firewood available in the forest campgrounds, this is due to constraints on the agency to sell such items. Campers are always welcome to collect dead and down wood for campfires from the surrounding forest. Visitors may also acquire firewood from local vendors, resorts, grocery stores and gas stations before arriving at their destination.

Developed Campgrounds

Developed campgrounds have overnight fees ranging from $14 to $26 per night, with reservable and first-come, first-serve campsites in most of the campgrounds. Sites are accessible and some have drive-through parking. Electricity (30 amp) is available at the Chippewa Loop, Onegume and Stony Point campgrounds. Each campsite has a picnic table, fire ring and parking spot.

Reservations

Reservations for developed campgrounds can be made up to six months in advance via the Recreation.gov website or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Reminder, make your reservations at least four days in advance of your camping trip. The Norway Beach picnic shelter may be reserved for $75/day.  There is a fee charged at the time a reservation is made to cover the cost of reservation services and is non-refundable.

For questions or changes regarding reservations please call 1-877-444-6777. For general information please contact the nearest District Office.

Rules & Reservation Policies: https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies

Backcountry Camping

Looking for something even quieter? There are nearly 70 backcountry managed campsites located throughout the Forest. Campers can access these sites via car, boat or on foot. These sites are non-reservable and require no fees. Backcountry maps for different areas of the Forest are available. Before your adventure in the backcountry, please check with the ranger district in Deer River, Walker or Blackduck, Minn. Staff can provide more specific information on

More information:

As a reminder, the Chippewa National Forest no longer has firewood available in the forest campgrounds, this is due to constraints on the agency to sell such items. Campers are always welcome to collect dead and down wood for campfires from the surrounding forest. Visitors may also acquire firewood from local vendors, resorts, grocery stores and gas stations before arriving at their destination.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities