Timber Lake Backcountry Campsite


Timber Lake is part of the Timber-Frear Canoe Route.  It has one backcountry site accessible from the lake which is accessed by paddling and portaging from the Whitefish Lake carry down access.

For full information on the canoe route, visit the Whitefish Lake Rustic Campground and Timber - Frear Area  page.

At a Glance

Reservations: You can not reserve a backcountry campsite
Fees There is no fee at backcountry campsites.
Restrictions: Maximum of nine people per site at backcountry sites.
Closest Towns: Tofte
Water: No potable water available – lake water must be treated.
Restroom: Wilderness latrine
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Tofte Ranger District 218-663-8060

General Information

General Notes:

Be sure to pack out all your garbage, including fish remains from cleaning fish.


See the Whitefish Lake Rustic Campground and Timber - Frear Area page.


Parking is available at the Whitefish Lake Rustic Campground.


Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

This lake is a part of the Timber -Frear Canoe Route.  For a map and more information, visit the canoe route page.  You can access this 1 site on this lake by a portage from either Frear Lake or Elbow Lake (via a carry down boat launch).  For more information on backcountry camping, visit our Dispersed Camping page.


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