Recreation

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The Superior National Forest offers an expansive variety of ways to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. It’s All Yours!

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Recreation Map

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Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Baker Lake Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, water shut off, no garbage pick-up.
Birch Lake Campground & Backcountry Sites Open to Visitor Fee season has started. 
Cadotte Lake Campground    Campground is in non-fee status for the winter. No fee required, no potable water, no garbage pick up. Campgrounds are not plowed, snow may limit access to outhouses. Cadotte and Whiteface campgrounds have gates that will remail open through hunting season or until weather forces them to close.
Cascade River Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Clara Lake Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Crescent Lake Campground & Backcountry Sites Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Devil Track Lake Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Divide Lake Campground & Backcountry Sites    Campground is in non-fee status for the winter. No fee required, no potable water, no garbage pick up. Campgrounds are not plowed, snow may limit access to outhouses.
Dumbell Lake Backcountry Campsites   
East Bearskin Lake Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Eighteen Lake Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Elbow Lake (Tofte) Backcountry Campsites   
Fenske Lake Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Flour Lake Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Fourmile Lk Rustic Campground & Backcountry Sites Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Harriet Lake Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Hogback Lake Rustic Campground & Backcountry Sites Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Iron Lake Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Kawishiwi Lake Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Kimball Lake Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Little Isabella River Campground    Campground is in non-fee status for the winter. No fee required, no potable water, no garbage pick up. Campgrounds are not plowed, snow may limit access to outhouses.
McDougal Lake Campground    Campground is in non-fee status for the winter. No fee required, no potable water, no garbage pick up. Campgrounds are not plowed, snow may limit access to outhouses.
Ninemile Lake Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Poplar River Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Sand Lake Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Sawbill Lake Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Section 29 Lake Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Silver Island Lk Rustic Campgd & Backcountry Sites Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Snowbank Lake Trail and Backcountry Sites Open to Visitor
South Kawishiwi River Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Temperance River Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Tofte Winter Recreation Trails Open to Visitor See individual trail webpages for links to current conditions.
Toohey Lake Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Trail's End Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
Two Island Lake Campground Open to Visitor Fee season has started.
White Pine Lake Rustic Campground Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Whiteface Reservoir Campground    Campground is in non-fee status for the winter. No fee required, no potable water, no garbage pick up. Campgrounds are not plowed, snow may limit access to outhouses. Cadotte and Whiteface campgrounds have gates that will remain open through hunting season or until weather forces them to close.
Whitefish Lake Rustic Campgd & Timber-Frear Area   
Wilson Lake Rustic Campground & Backcountry Sites Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.
Windy Lake Rustic Campground & Backcountry Sites Open to Visitor No fee, no water available, no garbage pick-up.


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