Norway Beach Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
photo fo migizi bike trail in the fall

The Norway Beach Recreation Area is located four miles east of Cass Lake, Minnesota on U.S. Highway 2.  The recreation area offers camping sites located in four campground loops; Norway Beach, Chippewa, Wanaki and Cass Lake.  Interpretive trails, sandy beaches, a paved biking trail, boat ramps, a reservable picnic shelter and the Norway Beach Visitor Center are all nestled among red and white pines. There are also showers.  Electric sites in the Chippewa loop only. | There is NO dump station  Area Map

At a Glance

Reservations: Call 1-877-833-6777
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $21-$26/ night
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Swimmers itch typically occurs each summer on Cass Lake. Make sure to towel dry or shower after leaving the water to reduce the risk of swimmers itch. Learn more here:
Closest Towns: Cass Lake

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Recreation areas with activity Mountain Biking: Many bikers begin their ride on the Migizi bike trail at one of the loops in the Norway Beach Recreation Area. The Migizi Trail circles Pike Bay on an 19-mile paved loop through the big red pines of the original Ten Section of the Chippewa National Forest.
Difficulty Level: Easy

Lake and Pond Fishing

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Day Hiking

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Viewing Wildlife

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Interpretive Areas

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Visitor Centers

Recreation areas with activity Visitor Centers: Campground with Summer Naturlist Programs at the Visitor Center in the Recreation Area

Boating - Motorized

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Boating - Non-Motorized

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