Iron Lake Campground

Superior National Forest

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Old Gunflint Trail Grand Marais, MN 55604 218-387-1750 218-626-4300 Official Website

GPS: 48.068, -90.615

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Overview of Iron Lake Campground

Number of Sites 7

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 1,870 ft / 569 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Iron Lake Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

AT&T 4G
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 7/14/2022
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/14/2022
webster
Minneapolis, MN
Winnebago Micro Minnie
Volvo XC90
52 reviews
“Good basecamp for exploring the Gunflint Trail”

Reviewed 7/14/2022

Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

Of all the campgrounds in the Superior National Forest, it's not even in the top half. But Iron Lake is beautiful, and the surrounding region is incredible. If you plan to head out on some day paddles on the lake or perhaps go hiking nearby (Magnetic Rock Trail is a great hike), this is a great basecamp. Otherwise, I'd just rather stay... more

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AT&T 4G
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webster would stay here again

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Wander Wagon
De Pere, WI
21' Livin' Lite Camplite 21RBS
Toyota Tundra
62 reviews
“Rustic Campground”

Reviewed 7/18/2021

Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 11
Overall Rating

We stayed here for two nights and got one of the only sites left. Some water sites were reserved but people never showed up. The campground is small and needs some attention. The campground is in an area recovering from a wild fire some years ago. The grass in the sites was tall and need some brushing. There is a carry down boat l... more

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Van-Tramp
Longmont, CO
27' Airstream International
198 reviews
“Out of the way, not heavily trafficked, campground”

Reviewed 6/8/2017

Nightly rate: $18
Overall Rating

Iron Lake Campground is small, and not used all that much (judging by the vegetation from in each site, but it seems to be a worthwhile place to hang if solitude is your thing. I didn't see any water in the campground, although that may have slipped past me in the quick visit I did. Cool lake accessible from the campground. No cell ... more

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Van-Tramp would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
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  • pets
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