Knutson Dam Campground

Chippewa National Forest

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Knutson Dam Rd SE Pennington, MN 56663 218-335-8600 Official Website

GPS: 47.4497, -94.484

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Overview of Knutson Dam Campground

Number of Sites 14

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 1,279 ft / 389 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Knutson Dam Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

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Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 3 Users
Last reported 8/27/2021
30' Outdoors RV Black Rock 23BKS
Ram 2500
14 reviews
“Local forest service staff does not take paid-for sites out of reserveable inventory”

Reviewed 8/27/2021

Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 3
Overall Rating

Arrived on a Wednesday and paid for 3 nights. At the time I arrived, there was a reserved posting on the site I selected for labor day weekend which was 2 weeks away. After padding for 6 hours on Thursday, I returned to my campsite and another camper informed me that he and his friends and reserved 3 sites for the weekend, including th... more

Site Quality
Verizon 4G

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Conway, SC
19' Lance 981 Max
GMC Sierra 3500 Diesel Dually
17 reviews
“Peaceful and relaxing”

Reviewed 8/25/2019

Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 1
Overall Rating

Great small campground that sees very little use. Total of 14 spots. We choose #1so we could charge our solar each day. Small fishing dock, outhouse and a central water faucet. Camphost is super friendly, Multiple Bald Eagle sightings while we were there. $8 with America the Beautiful Pass

Site Quality
Verizon 4G

Randy would stay here again

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Longmont, CO
27' Airstream International
198 reviews
“Loved it”

Reviewed 7/16/2017

Nightly rate: $16
Days stayed: 6
Overall Rating

A great - small - campground right on the beginnings of the Mississippi River. Numerous shade it sunny spots with water and bathrooms in the center of the campground. Great fishing right off the docks

Site Quality
Verizon 4G

Van-Tramp would stay here again

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  • dry camping
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • recycle
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets
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