Camping the North Shore: A Guide to the 23 Best Campgrounds in Minnesota's Spectacular Lake Superior Region

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Want a fun and inexpensive way to get out in the Lake Superior region? Camping the North Shore not only gets you to the best campsites, it gives you great ideas of what to see and do while you're there. Unpack the perfect North Shore vacation!
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Overview

Want a fun and inexpensive way to get out in the Lake Superior region? Camping the North Shore not only gets you to the best campsites, it gives you great ideas of what to see and do while you're there. Unpack the perfect North Shore vacation!
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Northern Wilds - Perich Shawn
Campers will discover a ton of useful information crammed into this 132-page book. The author, a life-long explorer of Minnesota’s North Shore, not only recommends the best places to camp, but also provides detailed maps and information about each campground. In addition, he offers advice about nearby places to go for a hike, ride a bike, or catch fish for dinner.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780979467516
  • Publisher: There And Back Books
  • Publication date: 3/28/2008
  • Series: There and Back Guides
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,420,945
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Slade is a writer, naturalist and educator who grew up exploring Minnesota's North Shore. He has hiked in 27 states and five provinces. He visited all 66 campgrounds in the North Shore area, checking nearly 2000 individual campsites. He lives within a stone's throw of Lake Superior wit his wife and their two sons. Slade has a masters degree in environmental studies. He is also the author of Skiing the North Shore and Camping the North Shore.
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Table of Contents

Foreword     ii
Acknowledgements     iii
Preface     v
A guide to the campsite of your dreams     1
Insects: dare and prepare     7
Things to bring     10
Camping the North Shore: The 23 best campgrounds
Jay Cooke State Park     12
Burlington Bay     16
Indian Lake     20
Gooseberry Falls State Park     24
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park     28
Eighteen Lake     34
Eckbeck     38
Finland     42
Niemile Lake     46
Tettegouche State Park     50
Lamb's Resort     56
Temperance River State Park     62
Temperance River National Forest     66
Sawbill Lake     70
Baker Lake     76
Crescent Lake     80
Cascade River State Park     84
Grand Marais RV Park and Campground     88
Devil Track     94
Two Island     98
Kimball Lake     102
Trail's End     106
Judge C.R. Magney State Park     110
The other North Shore campgrounds: 43 more on the shore     115
Groupcampsites     125
Index     127

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